Pemi Choral Society opens 41st season with 3 concerts

PLYMOUTH — The Pemigewasset Choral Society opens its 41st season with a series of three concerts beginning on Thursday, May 9, 7:30 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church.
This performance will be followed with concerts on Friday, May 10, 7:30 p.m. in Franklin at St.  Paul's Roman Catholic Church and Sunday, May 12 at 3 p.m. at the Hanaway Theater in Silver Cultural
Arts Center at Plymouth State University.
All concerts are open to the public with admission by donation in Gilford and Franklin. General admission at Plymouth State University is $10. Tickets are available in advance by calling 535-ARTS. Remaining tickets will be available at the door.
Under the direction of Leslie McDonnell and assistant director, William Gunn with pianist, Catharine Dornin, the program, titled Love Offered, Love Received, uses the gift of song to express this most necessary of human emotions.
The concert includes pieces ranging from A Choral Reflection on Amazing Grace arranged by Roger Ames and Howard Helvey's In Heavenly Love Abiding to the Gershwin hit Someone to Watch Over Me. The program ends with a heartfelt tribute to song in The Awakening by Joseph M. Martin.