Capital Singers of Trenton invites the capital region to celebrate “Songs of the Season” at its Winter Songs XII concert, which will be performed on Sunday, December 2nd at 4 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Trenton and again on Friday, January 11th at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul Church in Princeton. Sacred Heart Church is located at 343 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08608. St. Paul Church is located at 216 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Family-friendly and appropriate for all ages, the seasonal concert will feature familiar pieces like “Believe” from the movie The Polar Express, Wilhousky’s “Carol of the Bells,” “Alleluia” from Bach’s Cantata 142, and the finale of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem. The chorus will also perform “Wolcum Yole!” from Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, “Chanukah Prayer” by Linda Marcus and David Lantz, III, and Dale Warland’s arrangement of “Huron Carol.”
The eighty-member chorus will be complemented by its smaller auditioned Chorale ensemble to perform additional selections. You can also hear members of the Chorale as they perform as part of the annual Mill Hill House Tour in Trenton on December 1st.
Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Vinroy D. Brown, Jr., who holds degrees in Sacred Music and Music Education, also serves as Director of Choral Activities at Morristown High School, Conductor of the Westminster Jubilee Singers at Westminster Choir College, Director of Music and Worship Arts at the Elmwood United Presbyterian Church in East Orange, and Founder, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Elmwood Concert Singers.
Capital Singers of Trenton, which serves as the choral voice of the capital region performing a repertoire of both sacred and secular music, strives to promote the art of choral singing, enrich the cultural life of New Jersey, and act as ambassadors for the City of Trenton through concerts, special performances, and community outreach. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.capitalsingers.org or call 609-434-2781.
This program is made possible in part by the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission through funding from the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.