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Comfort & Joy: an afternoon of both soothing and uplifting choral music

Presented by Cantilena - a women's chorale at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Arlington, Arlington MA

Dec 11 2022
Comfort & Joy: an afternoon of both soothing and uplifting choral music

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Performing “Comfort & Joy – a celebration” this December, Cantilena – a women’s chorale – welcomes a return to the good company of friends and the wonderful feeling of making music together for the enjoyment of both the audience and the ensemble!

Cantilena - a women's chorale, welcomes concert-goers to an afternoon of both soothing and uplifting music. Artistic Director Elinor Armsby has chosen compositions that are stylistically diverse, drawn from a variety of traditions. For example, both Margaret Bonds' newly published "Sleep Song" and Marjan Helms' recent interpretation of "Sukkat Shelomekha" bring the listener comfort, and works like Bruce W. Tippette’s jubilant a cappella “Alle, Alleluia” and Jocelyn Hagen’s boundless

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Tickets ($9*-$25) can be purchased online. Admission $25/at the door; $22.50/in advance. Cantilena offers Senior/Student admission ($20) and EBT/WIC Card-to-Culture discounts. Children 12 and under - free admission with an adult.

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Ticket sales  on the concert day are available 30 minutes prior to the performance. Doors open at 3:30 pm on Sunday December 11th.


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First Parish Unitarian Universalist Arlington

630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476


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    • Wheelchair Access

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details


Please note: we ask that all audience members be fully vaccinated (at least two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine) and wear a face mask for the duration of the concert. Vaccination cards will be checked at the door prior to the concert (pictures accepted). All performers will be masked.

Face Masks Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

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