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VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

Nordic and American carols to get you in the Christmas spirit

God Jul! Celebrate a Nordic Christmas with carols from Sweden, Finland, and Norway, including the world premiere of Nordic Christmas—a suite of Norwegian carols arranged by Norway’s hot young composer, Kim André Arnesen—commissioned in honor of the 125th anniversary of Sons of Norway. Traverse the fjords and hear arrangements of carols you know, and fall in love with two new carols featuring violin as the Welcome Christmas Carol Contest celebrates its 22nd anniversary.

Performers:

  • VocalEssence Chorus & Ensemble Singers
  • Chamber instrumental ensemble
  • Phili Brunelle, conductor
  • G. Phillip Shoultz III, conductor

Three things to know:

  • In 2016, Kim André Arneson’s Cradle Hymn was performed at the White House for President Obama.
  • Since the Welcome Christmas Carol Contest began 21 years ago, VocalEssence has premiered 42 new carols at our Christmas concerts.
  • Every Welcome Christmas concert includes an audience sing of a familiar carol—get ready to sing your heart out!

For more information, visit www.vocalessence.org

The Orchestra Hall Box Office is pleased to provide ticketing services for the VocalEssence 2019-20 Concert Season. The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program. All artists, programs, prices, dates and times subject to change. All sales are final; no refunds. Prices listed include a non-discountable $4 facility fee. There are no service charges for in-person transactions at Orchestra Hall or the Minnesota Orchestra Administrative Offices. There is a $5 service charge per transaction for all phone and online orders.

Location Plymouth Congregational Church
1919 LaSalle Avenue
Minneapolis
MN
55403
US

As of 9am on Friday, tickets are unavailable for purchase online. Please visit Plymouth Congregational Church beginning at 6:30pm to purchase tickets in person on the day of the concert.

Offsite Rental Event

VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

$20-$40

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FRI DEC 13 2019 7:30pm

Additional Dates

Sat Dec 7 20197:30pm

Sun Dec 8 20194pm

Sun Dec 15 20194pm

VocalEssence Welcome Christmas

VocalEssence Welcome Christmas

As of 9am on Friday, tickets are unavailable for purchase online. Please visit Plymouth Congregational Church beginning at 6:30pm to purchase tickets in person on the day of the concert.

Nordic and American carols to get you in the Christmas spirit

God Jul! Celebrate a Nordic Christmas with carols from Sweden, Finland, and Norway, including the world premiere of Nordic Christmas—a suite of Norwegian carols arranged by Norway’s hot young composer, Kim André Arnesen—commissioned in honor of the 125th anniversary of Sons of Norway. Traverse the fjords and hear arrangements of carols you know, and fall in love with two new carols featuring violin as the Welcome Christmas Carol Contest celebrates its 22nd anniversary.

Performers:

  • VocalEssence Chorus & Ensemble Singers
  • Chamber instrumental ensemble
  • Phili Brunelle, conductor
  • G. Phillip Shoultz III, conductor

Three things to know:

  • In 2016, Kim André Arneson’s Cradle Hymn was performed at the White House for President Obama.
  • Since the Welcome Christmas Carol Contest began 21 years ago, VocalEssence has premiered 42 new carols at our Christmas concerts.
  • Every Welcome Christmas concert includes an audience sing of a familiar carol—get ready to sing your heart out!

For more information, visit www.vocalessence.org

The Orchestra Hall Box Office is pleased to provide ticketing services for the VocalEssence 2019-20 Concert Season. The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program. All artists, programs, prices, dates and times subject to change. All sales are final; no refunds. Prices listed include a non-discountable $4 facility fee. There are no service charges for in-person transactions at Orchestra Hall or the Minnesota Orchestra Administrative Offices. There is a $5 service charge per transaction for all phone and online orders.