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A Candlelight Christmas

A Candlelight Christmas

  • Dates: December 13, 2019
  • Location: High Center @ Messiah College
  • Region: Mechanicsburg
  • Address: One College Avenue, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Phone: (717) 691-6036
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: $22 in advance; $27 at the door; $5 for students and youth ages 18 and under
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From the anticipation of the Advent story to the hushed awe of the Nativity scene to the exhilaration of traditional carols sung together with you, our audience, this year's Candlelight Christmas reflects the mystery and magic of the season. Enjoy beloved classics interwoven with new and creative settings of familiar texts, some featuring guest cellist As-lin Hseih, in a concert that has become a treasured celebration of the beauty and meaning of Christmas.

Elaine Hagenberg: O Come, Emmanuel
John Rutter: Carol of the Magi
Ola Gjeilo: Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium)
Donald McCullough's arrangement: What Child is This?
Spirituals: Stacey Gibbs' Rise Up Shepherd and Follow, and Uzee Brown Jr.'s Mary Had a Baby

We invite you to find a respite from the busy rush of the holidays and savor the wonder and joy of Christmas in beautiful settings surrounded by glorious music. Let the signature sound of the Susquehanna Chorale, captured in the timeless music of the season, once again give voice to peace and hope!

Pre-Concert Prelude (15 minutes prior to the start of the concert)
Guest artist: Ai-Lin Hsieh, cello
Daniel Dorty, organ

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Messiah College

A Candlelight Christmas
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  • High Center @ Messiah College
  • $22 in advance; $27 at the door; $5 for students and youth ages 18 and under