Christmas is coming!

Schola gives 4 formal concerts this Christmas season – 2 in Santa Fe's beautiful Loretto Chapel, and 2 in local churches.

Loretto Chapel concerts

Loretto Chapel tickets

Sunday afternoon concerts (no tickets required)

December 12, 2:00 pm
Albuquerque's beautiful St. Therese church
3424 Fourth St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Free & open to all / Goodwill donation

December 19, 2:00 pm
Santa Fe's Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
417 Agua Fria St.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Free & open to all /Goodwill donation

Christmas 2021 repertoire

Randall Thompson (1899-1984, USA)

Alma Redemptoris Mater
14th century Gregorian chant of Christmastime, and
polyphony of G. P. da Palestrina (Italy, 1525-1594)

Auld Lang Syne
Robert Burns (1759-1796, Scotland)

Ave Generosa
Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179, France)

Away in a Manger
Traditional English Carol, Arr. Michael McGlynn (b. 1964, Ireland)

Deck the Halls
Traditional Welsh, Text Thomas Oliphant (1799-1873, Scotland), Arr. Charles Wood (1866-1926, Ireland)

Ding Dong Merrily on High
Traditional French, Text George Woodward (1848-1934, England), Arr. Charles Wood (1866-1926, Ireland)

I Sing of a Maiden
Medieval English Christmas song, Anonymous

Mañanitas a la Virgen de Guadalupe
Traditional of the Am
éricas, Anonymous

Noël Nouvelete
Traditional Medieval French Carol, Arr. Michael McGlynn (b. 1964, Ireland)

Northern Lights
Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978, Norway)

O Holy Night
Text: Placid Chapeau (1808-1877, France)
Melody :Adolphe Adam 1803-1846, France)
Arr. Michael McGlynn (b. 1964, Ireland)

O Tannenbaum
Traditional German Carol, Arr. Michael McGlynn (b. 1964, Ireland)

German cradle song, Michael Praetorius (1571-1621, Germany)

Suo Gân (Welsh Lullaby)
Tradition Welsh Carol, Arr. K. Lee Scott (b. 1950, USA)

Vamos Todos a Belén
Traditional Christmas song of the Am
éricas, Anonymous

Wexford Carol (Carúl Inis Córthaidh)
Traditional Irish Carol, Arr. Michael McGlynn (b. 1964, Ireland)