The Lynn Swanson Festival Singers present their 6th Annual Season Opening Concert of a cappella classics and spirituals on Saturday, 8 November, 7:00 PM, at the Sam Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, 100 West Church Street in downtown Cartersville, GA. The diverse concert features classics by Palestrina, Standford and Mendelssohn, modern works by Lauridsen, Tavener and Clausen, and a host of American folk hymns and spirituals. Tickets are $15 adults; $10 students & +65; under 12 free. At the door or online www.FestivalSingers.org.
Christmas with the Festival Singers will feature the combined voices of the William Baker & Lynn Swanson Festival Singers, joined by the Midtown Brass & Organ. The popular concert of beloved carols and classics will be presented Saturday evening, 6 December at 7:00 PM at the St. Benedict’s Episoal Church in Smyrna, GA, and Sunday afternoon, 7 December at 3:00 PM at the historic Grace United Methodist Church in Midtown Atlanta. Tickets are $20 for adults; $15 students & +65; under 12 free. Tickets are available at the door or online at www.FestivalSinger.org.
The Cobb Summer Singers and the Orchestra of the American Heartland, led by Conductor Lynn Swanson, will have their annual concert on Sunday, August 10th at 7:00 pm. The concert will feature Johannes Brahms: A GERMAN REQUIEM, with English Translation by Robert Shaw. The perfomance will be held at St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church, located at 2160 cooper Lake Road in Smyrna, GA. All seats are $25, and advance purchase is recommended. Tickets may be purchased at the door, by phone 404-909-8357, or online at www.FestivalSingers.org
The Lynn Swanson Festival Singers will have their annual Piccolo Spoleto performance on Sunday, May 25th at 2:00 pm. The concert will be held at the Circular Congregational Church on Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Lynn Swanson Festival Singers will end their season with a concert on Saturday, April 26th at 7:00 pm. The concert will be held at St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church, located at 2160 Cooper Lake Road in Smyrna, GA. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, and children under 12 admitted free.
The Lynn Swanson Festival Singers and the Orchestra of the American Heartland are thrilled to present a program of Mozart masterpieces. The concert is on Sunday, March 16th at 3:00 pm. Soloists are Arietha Lockhart, Soprano, Holly McCarren, Alto, Timothy Harper, Tenor, and John LaForge, Bass. The program includes the Coronation Mass, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K525, Exsultate Jubilate K165, and Ave Verum Corpus with teh St. John UMC Adult Choir. The performance will be held at St. John United Methodist Church, located at 550 Mt. Paran Road in Sandy Springs, GA. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and children under 12 are free.
THE FEAST OF ABSALOM JONES will be held on Saturday, January 25th at 10 am. The Lynn Swanson Festival Singers and The William Baker Festival Singers will be performing. The event is at The Cathedral of St. Philip on Peachtree St. in Atlanta. It is free and open to the public.
Both of our Atlanta-based Festival Singers join in performing traditional classics and the most beloved carols of the season in two of Atlanta’s most beautiful churches. The performances will be Saturday, December 7th at 7:00 pm (Grace United Methodist Church in Midtown, GA) and Sunday, December 8th at 4:00 pm (St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church in Smyrna, GA). The gala concert features the uplifted voices of choirs and audiences, along with organ, harp, oboe, cello and flute in a spiritual and tender celebration of the season. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors and children under 12 are free.