Bel Canto Company of Greensboro: Holiday Favorites

cl-161218 belcanto churchThe music of Christmas is presented in rich abundance by Bel Canto Company, the excellent vocal group from Greensboro.  In a concert from Christ United Methodist Church, artistic director and conductor Wellborn Young leads the singers in songs that are popular gems of the season, as well as pieces less well-known but wonderfully striking.  Enjoy the sounds of the holiday on a joyous Carolina Live.

Bel Canto Company
Welborn Young, director
Liz Doebler, assistant director
Karen Beres, accompanist

K. MECHEM: This Is the Truth – Joy of Love
FORREST: O Come, All Ye Faithful
P. MEALOR: A Spotless Rose 
PAULUS: We Three Kings of Orient Are
SNEDDEN: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Caroling, Caroling/We’ll Dress the House
Zat’ You Santa Claus?
Christmas Time is Here
JENNINGS: Climb to the Top of the Highest Mountain
POSTON: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree 
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
VAN: Christmas Lullaby
The Christmas Song
Let It Snow!
K. MECHEM: Patapan; Fum, Fum, Fum, Still, Still Night 
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Carolina Pro Musica
Karen Hite Jacob, harpsichord
Rebecca Miller Saunders, percussion and soprano
Edward Ferrell, recorder, transverse flute and guitar
Holly Wright Maurer, viola da gamba, recorder and transverse flute
Selections from Michel Corrette, Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Gruber, and George Frideric Handel