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Shimmering Light: The Crane Candlelight Concert

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Crane Candlelight Concert

Watch Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 5pm on WMHT TV.

The Crane Chorus and the Crane Symphony Orchestra come together to present a very special Holiday concert. Featuring over 300 carolers and musicians from the renowned Crane School of Music at the State University of New York at Potsdam, the concert includes traditional Christmas and seasonal hymns along with popular favorites. This year features the intensive Finnish orchestral piece Karelia Suite, Op. 11;the Ukrainian melody Carol of the Bells, performed by the Candlelight Bell Choir; a rousing rendition of the Nigerian carol, Betelehemu, performed by the Crane West African Ensemble; Mi Zeh Y'Maleil, a Sephardic folksong performed by baritone Brady Walsh; and the world premiere of Mitt Hjerte Alltid Vanker, a Scandinavian carol arranged by the Crane School of Music's own Dean, Michael Sitton.