Dec 2, 1997

Inaugural Concert Mecham, Seven Joys of Christmas: excerpts – Bells, Children, Dance, Song; Willan, Hodie; Rutter, Shepherd’s Pipe Carol; arr. Vaughan Williams O Little Town of Bethlehem; Mendelssohn, Behold a Star from Jacob Shining (from Christus); Holst, Christmas Day (with Michelle Hammond, Soprano, Abby Bruce, Soprano, Bob Quinby, Tenor); Joio, The Holy Infant’s lullaby; arr. Jacques, The Holy and the Ivy; Yon, Jesu Bambino (with Susan Forte, Alto, Bob Quinby, Tenor); Handel, Amen (from Messiah); Christmas Carols; at First Congregational Church of Westbrook CT conducted by Dr. Stephen Bruce