UC’s College-Conservatory of Music ushers in the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, with Feast of Carols, an annual concert featuring festive choral favorites performed by the CCM Chamber Choir, Chorale and Concert Orchestra; UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses, Cincinnati Youth Choir and outstanding guest choirs from local high schools.
A tradition that dates back more than 100 years, Feast of Carols showcases an eclectic mix of holiday songs including classics like Carol of the Bells, Angels We Have Heard on High, Joy to the World, Silent Night, and many more.
Conductors Earl Rivers, Brett Scott, Robyn Lana, Molly Getsinger, Matthew Coffey, Sarah J. Baker, Tracy Carpenter, Anthony Nims and Jeffrey Stern lead the choirs on stage and invite audience members to join in for “carol sings” throughout the performance.
The featured guest choir during the 2 p.m. concert on Saturday, Dec. 7 is the Walnut High School Senior Ensemble, Anthony Nims, director. Little Miami Select Choirs, led by Sarah J. Baker, are featured in the 5 p.m. concert on Saturday, Dec. 7.
The performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 features St. Xavier High School’s Ensemble X, led by Jeffrey Stern. Milford School Choirs, led by Tracy Carpenter, are featured in the 5 p.m. performance on Sunday, Dec. 8.