Worthington News

Capriccio Columbus sets Christmas concert

Capriccio Columbus will present Christmas with Capriccio, featuring special guest Calvin Griffin, at 4 p.m. Dec. 22, at Livingston United Methodist Church, 200 E. Livingston Ave.

Admission is $15 for the general public, $12 for seniors and $5 for students. Free parking is available in the church's lot.

The 85-voice choir will perform "Magnificat" by Mark Hayes, selections from Handel's "Messiah" and the Mervyn Warren arrangement of Hallelujah! from Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration. Also featured are three original Christmas pieces by Columbus-based composer Julie Davis.

Griffin will perform bass arias from Messiah. Griffin, a central Ohio native, is an award-winning bass-baritone and a cast member in four Arizona Opera productions this season.

Capriccio Columbus is a semi-professional adult choir whose wide-ranging repertoire includes classical, contemporary, gospel, jazz and traditional standards. Led by Artistic Director Larry Griffin and Associate Director Karrie Horton, Capriccio performs both independently and with other accomplished musical groups.

For more information, visit capricciocolumbus.org or www.facebook.com/CapriccioColumbus.