2016 Christmas Concerts

Christmas Oratorio Parts 4, 5, & 6

Save the Date and join us for our 2016
Christmas Concerts featuring the second
half of the Christmas Oratorio!

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8PM
West End of Allentown
First Presbyterian Church of Allentown
3231 Tilghman Street, Allentown PA 18104

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 4PM
First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem
2344 Center Street, Bethlehem PA 18017

Travel with the kings, led by the star in the east, and warned in a dream to escape the wrath of Herod. The Choir and soloists lend their voices to the narrative in powerful arias and tender chorales
"I stand before thy cradle here, O Jesus-child."

Ellen McAteer, soprano
Laura Atkinson, mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
David Newman, bass-baritone


Did you know...
• Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Parts 1 & 2, was first performed in Bethlehem in 1894?
• The American premiere of the entire Oratorio was at The Bethlehem Bach Festival in 1901?

Christmas Audience