The Pensacola Choral Society presents “Son Noël”



PENSACOLA, Florida (WKRG) – The Choral Society of Pensacola presents music by women of five centuries in “Her Christmas”.

The concert is scheduled to take place one night on Saturday December 4 at 7:30 p.m.

The 80-voice choir and instrumental ensemble of the Society will perform under the direction of Peter Steenblik.

The event is organized by the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and is held in the recently renovated sanctuary.

The works selected by five historical figures will include:

  • Sister Juan Ines de la Cruz: a 17th-century Mexican nun, scholar, poet and playwright
  • Anna Amalia Duchess of Sace-Weimar-Eisenach: German patron of the 18th century
  • Amy Beach: 19th and 20th century concert pianist, whose Gaelic Symphony was the first symphony composed and published by an American
  • Lili Boulanger: French musician of the 20th century who, at the age of 19, was the first woman to win the prestigious Prix de Rome for composition.

“Her Christmas” also features music by seven contemporary women, ranging from choral music to pop.

Tickets are available online at the Choral Society’s website and Facebook page. You can also find the event on Tickets will also be available at the door

Tickets cost $ 20 for general admission, $ 18 for seniors and military, $ 10 for students, and $ 15 for groups of ten or more.



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