Baroque Jewels and Songs of the Season
United Methodist Church-on-the-Green
South Park Place
Morristown, NJ 07960
Contact: Don Jay Smith
The Morris Choral Society presents its annual holiday concert “Baroque Jewels and Songs of the Season” in two performances Saturday December 14 at 8PM and Sunday December 15 at 3PM at the historic United Methodist Church on the Green in Morristown, New Jersey. Noted conductor and MCS Music Director Jason Tramm will lead the Morris Choral Society and featured guest soloist, organist Patrick Jones, in the 16th Annual Holiday Spectacular Concert.
Christmas masterworks from the 17th and 18th century open the Morris Choral Society’s beautiful and jubilant concert featuring the rarely performed “Messe de Minuit pour Noël” or "Midnight Mass” by Marc-Antoine Charpentier followed by selections from George Frideric Handel's “Messiah.” An energizing holiday soundscape of favorite seasonal songs from throughout the decades follows intermission, with a special guest appearance by the popular vocal ensemble Express Male, comprised of singers from Morristown, Morris Plains. Basking Ridge, Long Valley, and Raritan.
The Morris Choral Society is funded in part by the Arts Council of the Morris Area through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Tickets: Adult $25, Senior $20 (60+) Students $15. Group sales are available for parties of 10 or more: Adults $21 and Seniors $16. Tickets can be purchased by calling 908-459-5223, or online at www.morrischoralsociety.org