The Advent Hymn Sing at the McGill’s tonight (Sunday, December 8th) has been cancelled.
If you are looking for a musical excursion tonight, please consider Lessons & Carols at the Athenaeum.
“The traditional Advent Lessons and Carols service in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary Seminary of the West will be held 7:30 p.m., Sunday, December 8. The annual pre-Christmas concert has become a tradition for many Cincinnatians. The service centers on the celebration of the patronal feast of Mary’s Immaculate Conception which falls in the midst of the Advent season. The Rev. Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, president and rector of The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminar of the West, will preside. The program plays to standing-room-only audiences and guests are encouraged to arrive early. Doors open at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Athenaeum is located at 6616 Beechmont Ave., Mount Washington.
The performance includes chants with hand bells, traditional and new Advent carols for choir and congregation, beautiful Marian motets and seven scripture lessons read by members of the Athenaeum’s faculty.
The Athenaeum Chorale, directed by Anthony DiCello, Athenaeum music director, is in its 34th season of inspiring and delighting listeners and worshippers in performances of great choral masterworks and sacred liturgical repertoire.”