WINTER'S GIFTS :: Journeys (Palo Alto)

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Presented by The Choral Project at First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, Palo Alto CA

Dec 15 2018
WINTER'S GIFTS :: Journeys (Palo Alto)

A time honored tradition, “Winter’s Gifts” is a celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of The Choral Project and the moving music of the San José Chamber Orchestra.

The Choral Project and the San José Chamber Orchestra (Barbara Day Turner, conductor) join forces for their annual wintry musical offering on the theme of “journeys” — a program that will explore where we are and where we wish to be (physically, emotionally, and spiritually). The repertoire will include music from cultures and faith traditions from around the world. Highlights include Randall Thompson’s beautiful “Road Not Taken,” Joshua Shank’s breathtaking arrangement of the Basque carol “Gabriel’s Message,” and Gabriel Fauré’s sublime “Cantique de Jean Racine” — long considered one of the loveliest choral works ever penned. Works from Buddhist and Judaic faiths balance out the program, which concludes with

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First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto

1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301


Parking is available behind the church (off of Lincoln Ave.) and next to Westminster House (accessible via either Cowper or Kingsley). Plenty of free street parking is also available.


    • Wheelchair Access

Capacity: 400 seats.

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Sponsored, in part, by grants from the Office of Cultural Affairs - City of San Jose, SVCREATES and The Rotary Club of Saratoga, and generous support from First Republic Bank


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