The Sippican Choral Society will present its 2013 Christmas concert, including “A Ceremony of Carols” by Benjamin Britten, on Friday, December 6, 8:00 pm (Grace Episcopal Church, County Street, New Bedford), and Sunday, December 8, 4:00 pm (Wickenden Chapel, Tabor Academy, Spring Street, Marion), celebrating the 100th anniversary of Britten’s birth. The chorus is directed by Brian Roderick, and accompanied by pianist Michelle Gordon and organist Dwight Thomas. The Sippican Chamber Choir will perform additional seasonal pieces. The Southcoast Children’s Chorus will sing with the adult chorus in the Britten presentation as well as perform other pieces under the direction of Leslie Piper.
Tickets: $12 for adults and $6 for students, available at the Bookstall in Marion; the Symphony Music Shop, 94 State Road (Route 6), Dartmouth; and at the door.
The Choral Society will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015. Please visit our website at www.sippicanchoral.org.