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Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols - Friday, December 10th, 2010

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

UM Men’s Chorus Stephen Holmes, conductor UM Women’s Chorus Scot Hanna-Weir, conductor

Friday, December 10, 2010 8:00 pm - Memorial Chapel

UM Choirs present the ninth annual Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols in the University's venerable Memorial Chapel.

This service is modeled after the world-famous Christmas Eve tradition of King’s College in Cambridge, England, which is broadcast annually on National Public Radio. This year’s event will use the original format of the first festival service in 1918.

The service will feature the UM Men's & Women’s Choruses, UM Chamber Singers, The Maryland Boy Choir, Femmes de Chanson, MännerMusik, Maryland Palestrina Choir, readers from the University campus, and audience participation:

   A performance of The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols by the King's College Choir, University of Cambridge, England