Nov. 28, 2005
BALDWIN CITY, Kan.¬— The 75th annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers will be at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the First United Methodist Church, Eighth and Grove streets.
The event will feature ensembles and performances by Baker University's music department. Admission is free.
“The audience will hear lovely music of the season,” said John Buehler, music department chairman.
Besides traditional Christmas carols, the choirs will sing “For Unto Us a Child is Born” from Handel’s “Messiah,” “Ave Maria” by Franz Biebl, “Christmas Day” by Gustav Holst, selections from Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols, and “Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day” by John Gardner.
The orchestra will play holiday music, including “Carol of the Bells” and “Greensleeves.”