the 12th Lessons & Carols In Kinderhook
Sunday, Dec. 17, 4pm
Kinderhook Reformed Church
21 Broad Street (US Route 9)
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Readings, congregational singing, and choral and organ music of the Christmas season.
Nine readers from throughout the larger community will be joined by a choir of nearly thirty experienced singers under the musical direction of David Smith. Pastor Rudy Visser will preside. Arrival by 3:45 p.m. is recommended, when the preludes to this year’s Celebration of Lessons & Carols will begin. Throughout the service all will be invited to sing traditional hymns and carols. Choral offerings will include works from the 17th through the 20th centuries, by Rutter, Vaughan Williams, Ord, Willcocks and others. Among this year’s organ preludes are works of Daquin, Brahms, Reger and Dupré. The postlude will be the mighty Fantasy in G major of J. S. Bach.