Advent and Christmas concert “Ateikite, ateikite, džiugūs, iškilmingi!”(O Come, O Come, Joyful and Triumphant!)

Saturday, December 9, 7 PM
Nativity BVM Church
6812 S Washtenaw Ave., Chicago, IL 60629

$30 - in advance,
$35 - at the door,
$15 - youth less than 18 years (not recommended for children under 10).

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Free parking also will be available at the Holy Cross Hospital garage (entrance from the 68th street).
During concert security will be provided by Illinois Homeland Security Services.

“Dainava” will present an evening of lessons and carols. The choir will perform arrangements of traditional Lithuanian carols by the patriarch of Lithuanian classical music, Juozas Naujalis, as well as works by other Lithuanian composers. A chamber orchestra will join the choir for a performance of Nijolė Sinkevičius’ “Kalėdų maldos” (“Chistmas Prayers”) and a jazz ensemble will jump in for Artūras Anusauskas’ upbeat arrangement of the traditional “Atsiskubino Betliejun” (“They Hurried to Bethlehem”). The evening’s highlights will also include Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria” and Morten Lauridsen’s “O Magnum Mysterium” (“O Great Mystery”), as well as Latvian composer Jazeps Vitols’ “Dzieviškais mirdzums” (“O Divine Radiance”). Please plan on joining us for this unique celebration of Advent and Christmas.

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