Pemi Choral Society greets season with three concerts

GILFORD — The Pemigewasset Choral Society celebrates its 41st holiday season with a series of three concerts beginning on Thursday, December 12, 7:30 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church.

This performance will be followed with concerts on Friday, December 13, 7:30 p.m. in Franklin at St Paul's Roman Catholic Church and Sunday, December 15, 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 "The Glory of the Season," will feature three "Glorias": the full Rutter "Gloria", portions of Vivaldi's "Gloria," and the Basler "Gloria." The rest of the concert includes a variety of pieces from the "Sussex Carol" to "Silver Bells."

The concert will be performed by the nearly 100 voices of The Pemi Choral Society, along with a Children's Choir, as well as a Brass and Percussion Ensemble.