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iCal 3:00 PM. Cantilena Chamber Choir [MA]: Christmas at Trinity. Russian and English carols and settings of old favorites by American composers, including Tchaikovsky’s setting of Crown of Roses (sung in Russian); John Rutter settings of English carols, such as "Here is that Little door" and "There is a flower"; Stephen Paulus and Gregg Smith's settings of "Gabriel’s Message" and Coventry Carol. With a carol sing-along and a special performance by the Taconic High School Choir under the direction of Jessica Passetto. $20 adults, $15 students/seniors, and free for children 12 and under. Trinity Church, 88 Walker St, Lenox MA 01240 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantilena Chamber Choir [MA]: Martin Luther King Concert of Spirituals. Fourth annual Psalms and Spirituals open sing, featuring the Zion AME Church Choir from Pittsfield under the direction of Paul Keele, and Community Activist Shirley Edgerton. Dr. King will be remembered in poems and speeches, but the focus of the program will be a spiritual sing along with the choirs. The choirs will also perform well-known spirituals by Moses Hogan. All words and music will be provided. Admission is free of charge but with a suggested donation of $15 per ticket at the door. Trinity Church, 88 Walker St, Lenox MA 01240 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantilena Chamber Choir [MA]: Bach Brahms and more at St. James Place. J.S. Bach: Cantata #4, "Christ Lag in Todesbanden"; motet "Ich lasse dich nicht"; Johannes Brahms:"O Heiland Reiss"; Op. 29 nos. 1 and 2. Joan Cererols: Ay! Que Dolor! (paralleling the opening of the St. Matthew Passion); works by Robert Pearsall and Manuel Cardosa. This is the inaugural choral concert at the newly renovated Saint James Place, a historic building with superb acoustics. Tickets: $15, free for age 12 and under. St. James Place, 352 Main St., Great Barrington MA 01230 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Cantilena Chamber Choir [MA]: Geraldine Brooks, The Life of King David in words and song. Texts by and about King David, with Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of a novel about David, A Secret Chord. Includes readings and music by Thomas Tomkins: When David Heard; Eric Whitacre: When David Heard, Heinrich Schutz: Psalmen David, G.F. Handel: Zadok the Priest, and more. With full orchestra. Adults: $30, Seniors $20. Children free. Trinity Church, 88 Walker St, Lenox MA 01240 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Cantilena Chamber Choir [MA]: Film screening: Robert Shaw, Man of Many Voices. A showing of the new documentary film, Robert Shaw - Man of Many Voices, a chronological examination of Shaw's remarkable life and meteoric rise to national fame as a choral ad orchestral conductor. Interspersed with archival film and peer interviews, the film explores Shaw’s beginnings in a small California town through the challenges and triumphs of his serendipitous and improbable career. Admission: $15. The Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial Middle and High School, 197 East St, Lenox MA 01240 (View flier)

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