Delaware Valley Choral Society Christmas concert

WHERE: Drew United Methodist Church, Sussex St., Port Jervis, NY

WHEN: Sunday, December 1 at 3 p.m.

COST: $15 for adults, $10 for students

INFO: (570) 267-8773 or (845) 856-5696


MILFORD- Featuring the complete version of the Bach Magnificat, the Delaware Valley Choral Society will perform a special Christmas concert Dec. 1st.

Originally written in E-flat major, Bach later revised the work and transposed it into D-major, leaving out four movements meant for the Christmas season. The concert will feature the D-major version with the four Christmas movements added in as Bach originally composed the work.

The Delaware Valley Choral Society will be accompanied by full orchestra for the restored version of the Magnificat, including guest artists Alejandra Garido (soprano), Jennifer Forte-Flynn (mezzo soprano), Patricia Ruggles (alto), John Calkins (tenor), Jonathon Fornoff (bass) and Craig Williams (organ).

The concert will be at the Drew United Methodist Church located on Sussex Street in Port Jervis, NY at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 1. Tickets for are $15 for adults, $10 for students and may be obtained at Patina Antiques, 320 Broad Street, Craft Show, 120 East Harford Street in Milford prior to the performance. Tickets are also be available at Drew United Methodist Church. For more information call (570) 267-8773 or (845) 856-5696.

The Delaware Valley Choral Society is a non-profit group dedicated to performing major choral works in their original form. The Society incorporates aspiring musicians from the area as well as professional musicians to bring major works of music to our community.