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Center Chorale returns with holiday concert December 5

San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir.

Escondido Choral Arts presents “A Joyous Celebration: A Concert of Christmas and Hanukkah Music.”

The Center Chorale, a vocal ensemble of North County conducted by Justin Gray, combines with musicians of the community to present a concert of joyous music of the season. The concert is Sunday, December 5 at 3 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 845 Chestnut St. in Escondido. 

Special guest ensemble for this occasion will be the San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir directed by Ruth Weber. Featured on the concert is the Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio with organ, orchestra, and soloists Caroline Nelms, Diana Farrell, Sarah-Nicole Carter, Felipe Prado, and Shelby Condray.

Ruth Weber’s San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir is a vibrant, energetic group of men who are dedicated to the preservation of Jewish choral music. They sing more than 25 concerts each year and are known for their participation in festivals, television appearances and recordings. The choir is affiliated with the Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity in Los Angeles. Ruth Weber is also director of music at First Methodist Church in Escondido.

Joe Stanford, Artistic Director of Escondido Choral Arts Foundation said, “At long last, after eighteen months, our Center Chorale is returning to sing beautiful music. One singer said at a recent rehearsal that it was devastating to be without the beauty of great choral music for such a long time. We are elated to be back. Please join us for an afternoon of heartfelt, beautiful holiday music.” For more information –

The Center Chorale, a vocal ensemble conducted by Justin Gray.

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