St. Peter’s to Hold Holiday Concert Dec. 14

St. Peter’s to Hold Holiday Concert Dec. 14

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The Christmas concert will combine the talents of tenor John Taylor and the Angelus Chorus. (Photo courtesy of St. Peter's United Methodist Church)

Tenor John Taylor joins the 55-voice Angelus Chorus directed by Richard Stanislaw in a concert of traditional Christmas music, Saturday, Dec. 14 at 4 p.m. at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, Eighth and Central Avenue in Ocean City.

The program includes Taylor singing “O Holy Night” and several other selections. He combines with the Chorus for “God Bless Us Every One,” made famous by Andrea Bocelli.

The Angelus Chorus repertoire includes “Winter Wonderland,” “Carol of the Bells,” Rutter’s “Jesus Child,” and two contrasting settings of the “Gloria,” one by Mozart and one from the country music “High Lonesome Mass” by Tim Sharp.

Ruth Fritsch, organist at Cape Island Baptist, is the Angelus Chorus accompanist along with Gretchen Sorensen, flute. Pianist Carolyn Lothian and organist Jeff Seals accompany John Taylor.

Working with both Chorus and soloist is the Tapestry String Quartet: Sandra Miller and Mary Jo Zahradnick, violins, Jayne Weiner, viola, and Maud Fried-Goodnight, cello.

The concert is free; an offering is received.