- ST. AUGUSTINE – The St. Augustine Community Chorus, under the direction of Mike Sanflippo, announces the opening of their 2016-2017 concert season with two December performances of Welcome Yule! to be presented Saturday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral Basilica, Cathedral Place.
. The chorus, which will be joined by the St. Augustine Youth Chorus directed by Kerry Fradley, will be performing Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with harp accompaniment along with several favorite traditional choral arrangements of John Rutter, Mack Wilberg, Gustav Holst, and Rene Clausen. The program will again feature wonderful excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, with chamber orchestra and will include the crowd favorite sing along of the “Hallelujah Chorus” as well as several well-known Christmas carols. The chorus is both excited and delighted to join you in celebration of the holiday season by presenting this joyous concert to our community.
Concert tickets: Adults $20 in advance and $25 at the door, $5 for students and military with ID. Advanced tickets for our upcoming concert can be purchased at these supportive businesses: Carter’s Jewelry, Flowers by Shirley, Herbie Wiles Insurance, Southern Horticulture, Sterry Piano, Cathedral Basilica’s Bell Tower Gift Shop and online at: www.staugustinecommunitychorus.org. Please specify Saturday or Sunday attendance when buying your tickets. For more information, contact Donna Molinari at 904-316-4354.