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Holiday Concert: Sounds of the Season (3:30pm)

December 8, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday, December 8, 2018 3:30 & 7:30pm

Dimnent Chapel, Hope College (general seating)

Diane Penning will join the HSO for a festive concert featuring seasonal light classics, traditional carols and holiday pops.

The concert is held twice:  3:30 and 7:30pm.  Seating is general.

We hope you will make this special concert part of your family Christmas.

Equally at home in classical repertoire and pops, Diane Penning has performed with orchestras around the country, with some in programs of both genres, including the Adrian, Arkansas, Battle Creek, Bijou, Cheyenne and Colorado Springs Symphonies; the Dayton Philharmonic; the Dearborn, DuPage, Elgin, Elmhurst, Firelands, Grand Rapids, Greensboro and Grant Park Music Festival Symphonies; the Interlochen Arts Academy; and the Kalamazoo, Lafayette, Midland, Mobile, Park Ridge, Pensacola, Phoenix, Rockford (IL), Saginaw Bay, Sheboygan, South Bend, South West Michigan, Traverse, Tacoma Symphonies, and the West Michigan Symphony. This season includes engagements with the Las Cruces Symphony (Pops Under the Stars), and duo performances with singing partner Paul Langford with the San Antonio (Off the Charts! Number-One Songs) and North Charleston Pops Orchestras (Lights! Camera! Action! Hollywood’s Greatest Melodies).

Diane’s work in oratorio includes Bach’s B minor Mass and Christmas Oratorio; Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and Mass in C minor; Faure’s Requiem; Handel’s Messiah; Haydn’s Creation, Harmonie Messe, and Lord Nelson Mass; Mozart’s Requiem; Orff’s Carmina Burana; Poulenc’s Gloria; Rutter’s Magnificat under the baton of Sir David Willcocks, African Sanctus with Jonathon Willcocks; and Vaughan Williams’s Dona Nobis Pacem, with such organizations as the Apollo Chorus in Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, the Kalamazoo Bach Festival, and the Calvin College Oratorio Society.

Diane’s professional recordings include Phantom Phantasy, with the Grand Rapids Symphony; Christmas Festival, with the Czek National Orchestra; Simply Gershwin, with pianist Paul Bisaccia; and Sacred Space, with Composer/Performer Nicholas Palmer.

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December 8, 2018
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
$5 – $22


Dimnent Chapel
277 College Ave.
Holland, MI 49423 United States
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Johannes Müller Stosch, Music Director

Board of Directors

Ann Query (Vice Chairman)
Barb McNally
Cathy Bekken
Don Cowie
Greg Bassett
Jan Dalman
Jane Vander Meer
Jean Olney (Chairman)
Johannes Müller Stosch
Juanita Bocanegra
Kay Walvoord (without vote)
Kerrissa Silverthorne
Marcia Forsman
Marcia Westrate
Marilyn Schmidt
Matthew Wiebe
Mike Usher
Paul Ten Elshof
Rayetta Perez
Ruth Crouch
Sarah Bast
Shandra Martinez
Susan Formsma
Tara Leonard
Tim Dyk


Amanda Dykhouse
Brenda Hearn
Jayne Gort
Jennifer Walvoord
Johannes Müller Stosch
Judy Meyers
Kay Walvoord