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Reed College s music department presents "Concert and Church," a seasonal performance of chamber music and chorus, on Sunday, December 5

TITLE: "Concert and Church"

WHAT: The Reed Chamber Orchestra under conductor David Schiff will perform Haydn's Symphony no. 93, the first of the London symphonies, and the first movement of Luigi Boccherini's cello concerto with soloist Adam Percival.

The vocal component of the concert, conducted by Virginia Hancock, will consist of two settings of the Roman Catholic Mass, both intended for the Christmas season. The singers of the Collegium Musicum will perform the Missa Noe noe by Renaissance composer Jacques Arcadelt and the model on which it is based, Jean Mouton's motet Noe noe. The Messe de minuit pour Noël by French Baroque composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier will be sung by the Reed Chorus and accompanied by the Chamber Orchestra.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Sunday, December 5

WHERE: Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.

COST: The concert is free and open to the public.

CONTACT: For more information, please call the public events hotline at 503/777-7755.


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