Carols for Quire from the Old and New Worlds IX
Carols of Yore

The ninth annual presentation of this “cherished Cleveland tradition” ( features favorite carols from seasons past, as well as new settings of ancient classics. The music will delight you and your loved ones, and is guaranteed to make your holiday season more harmonious!

Carols for Quire IX explores choral music for Christmas & Hanukkah from many lands and centuries, expressing the joy, solemnity, humor, all celebrating the season.

You’ll hear the familiar Coventry Carol, the original setting of Silent Night, as well as works by living composers Eric Whitacre and  Paul Mealor.

New this year is a set of Hanukkah tunes, including 16th-century melodies newly restored to Renaissance harmonies by Quire’s Artistic Director, Ross Duffin. Also, you’ll enjoy a reprise of the Tom Lehrer song, (I’m Spending) Hanukkah in Santa Monica, in a choral arrangement made especially for Quire.

Bring family & friends — under 18s are always free!

Get in the mood for these concerts with a visit to Quire’s YouTube channel, where you can see more than 200 videos, including  holiday music and more.

Friday, December 15, 2017, at 7:30 pm
Trinity Cathedral
2230 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH
Parking at Trinity Commons and CSU Prospect Garage

Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 7:30 pm
St. Christopher Church
20141 Detroit Avenue
Rocky River, Ohio 44116
Free parking

Sunday, December 17, 2017, at 4 pm
Historic St. Peter Church
East 17th Street at Superior Avenue
Downtown Cleveland
Free guarded parking