UMass Amherst, Annual Holiday Card to Amherst Concert
December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
On Saturday, December 10, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Music and Dance will present its annual “Holiday Card to Amherst” concert at 7:30 p.m in the Frederick C. Tillis Performance Hall.
Led by choral conductors Lindsay Pope and Stephen A. Paparo, the UMass Chamber Choir, University Chorale, and Conductor’s Chorus will present a diverse program of works from the classical repertoire along with popular and traditional holiday carols. Featured works on the program will include Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols, Don Macdonald’s Winter Sun, Reena Esmail’s Even After All this Time…, Eriks Esenvalds’ Stars, plus John Rutter’s arrangement of 12 Days of Christmas, and the always-popular audience sing-along.
Ticket prices are $10 for the general public, $5 for students, seniors & UMass Amherst employees, and free for UMass students. Tickets may be purchased at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, by phone at 413-545-2511, or online at www.fineartscenter.com/musicanddance. The concert will also be streamed to the department’s YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/umassmusicdance.
Free parking for Bromery Center events is available in nearby University lot 71 off Massachusetts Avenue and lot 62 via Thatcher Way or Stockbridge Road. Visit the Fine Arts Center website for more information or refer to the UMass interactive parking map. All visitors must follow established safety protocols set forth by UMass and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.