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Noël, Noël, Joyeux Noël: A Celebration of French Music for the Holiday Season

  • Dates:  December 4, 2017
  • Times:  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Host:  Grand Valley State University
    Location:  Fountain Street Church
    24 Fountain St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone:  (616) 331-3484
  • Category:  Holiday Activities
  • Price Per Person:  Free

Fall Arts Celebration will celebrate the holiday season with music from France with a large symphony orchestra performing selections including Renaissance composer Guillaume Du Fay’s “Magnificat,” Francis Poulenc’s “Gloria,” and France’s most beloved holiday carols, including “Pat-a-pan, Il est né, le divin Enfant” and “Minuit, Chrétiens” (O Holy Night). The GVSU Symphony Orchestra will accompany a 90-member chorus, including Grand Valley’s University Arts Chorale and high school choir students from East Grand Rapids and Hudsonville. The processional will spotlight eight Grand Valley dance majors who will be dancing in the aisles. The Grand Rapids Symphony Junior Youth Chorus will also be featured, and Ashley Neumann, ’08, will return to perform as soprano soloist in Poulenc’s “Gloria.”

Noël, Noël, Joyeux Noël: A Celebration of French Music for the Holiday Season
  • Times:  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • December 4, 2017 to December 4, 2017
  • Fountain Street Church
  • Free