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BC To Present 'Festival Of Nine Lessons And Carols'


Last updated 12/2/2019 at 2:54pm

The Brevard College Choir and Chamber Singers will perform Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

The Brevard College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, under the direction of Dr. David Gresham, invite the public to the 22nd annual "Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols" on Saturday, Dec. 7, in The Porter Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

The annual service follows in the tradition of the longstanding ceremony held at King's College in Cambridge, England, where the festival was introduced more than 100 years ago by a former army chaplain as a response to World War I. The ceremony alternates biblical readings chronicling the prop...

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