Sierra Master Chorale & Orchestra – Holiday – Dec 14 & 15

December 14, 2019 (7:30 pm) • December 15, 2019 (2 pm)

Sierra Master Chorale & Orchestra – Holiday

Alison Skinner, conductor


“[The] concert was over the top in loveliness! Alison is obviously a great choice.” – Gayle (attendee from May 2018 SMC spring concert)


The festive and glorious holiday program will feature Rutters’s “Magnificat” and “Mechem’s “Seven Joys of Christmas” – with guest soprano Carol Kessler



The SMC always performs with the ICS orchestra comprised of local and regional professional instrumentalists – always a satisfying experience for all!



$38 general (website purchase includes $4 online fee)

$18 Youth 5-17


Venue – Seventh-day Adventist Church, Grass Valley (click here for directions)

Book a room at our Official Hospitality Partner:  Courtyard Suites package



The Sierra Master Chorale is underwritten by Robert and Carol Hamilton

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Rutter- Magnificat- 1. Magnificat anima mea

Mechem- Seven Joys of Christmas- I This is the truth

Mechem- Seven Joys of Christmas- II Din don! merrily on high

Rutter- Magnificat- 2. Of a Rose, a lovely Rose

Mechem- Seven Joys of Christmas- III Joseph dearest, Joseph mine

Mechem- Seven Joys of Christmas- IV Patapan

Rutter- Magnificat- 3. Quia fecit mihi magna

Rutter- Magnificat- 4. Et misericordia

— intermission–

Mechem- Seven Joys of Christmas- V New Year Song

Mechem- Seven Joys of Christmas- VI Fum, fum, fum!

Rutter- Magnificat- 5. Fecit potentiam

Rutter- Magnificat- 6. Esurientes

Mechem- Seven Joys of Christmas- VII God bless the master of this house

Rutter- Magnificat- 7. Gloria Patri