The 31st Annual Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition
Friday, 1 December 2017 • 6:00pm
Westlake Center, Downtown Seattle
Ancora members and alums will participate in Figgy Pudding to raise funds for the Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank. This year we’re adding some zing–look for props & costumes!
Leavenworth’s Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, 2 December 2017 • 2:00pm
Front Street Park
800 Front St • Leavenworth, WA 98826
Ancora will journey over the mountains and through the woods to Leavenworth, WA, to grace the center stage prior to the cherished Tree Lighting Ceremony. Our own Justin Hansen will accompany and conduct Ancora singers and sisters from seasons past as we sing holiday favorites from the carol book and beyond!
January 2018: Saturday evening & Sunday matinée, TBA
This winter, Ancora will unveil a seasonal program for the month of January called “Sacred Night,” featuring a Gregorian-inspired “Magnificat” and “Nunc Dimittis” by Frank La Rocca, an a cappella missa brevis by the Romanian-born Hungarian György Orbán, and the mystical “Northern Lights” written for treble voices and tuned glasses by the Latvian Ēriks Ešenvalds.
Baltic Centennial: 100 Years of Statehood
Guest Performers with Seattle Choral Company
Saturday, 24 March 2018 • 8:00pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral
1245 10th Ave. E • Seattle, WA 98103
Ancora joins the Choral Company and 6 other local choirs to sing “Te Deum” by Rihards Dubra as part of a concert celebrating the centennial anniversaries of statehood and independence of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.
Postcards: Songs from the Four Corners
Saturday, 2 June 2018 • 4:30pm
Green Lake Church of Seventh-day Adventists
6350 East Green Lake Way N • Seattle, WA 98103
We now live in a world where superb choral composing is happening all over the globe, and music for choirs like Ancora is rich and varied. Next spring, Ancora will expose our audience to this state of the art with a program called “Postcards: Songs from the Four Corners,” featuring songs suites from places like Estonia, Iran, Japan, and Cuba.