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Concert | Royal Poinciana Chapel

Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

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David Phelps in Concert

“IT MUST BE CHRISTMAS”

Thursday, November 29 at 7pm, Doors open at 6:30pm

Benefitting local charities supported by the Chapel. For ticket information please call 561.655.4212, Monday – Friday from 9am – 2pm


CHRISTMAS CANTATA

Sunday, December 16 at 10:30am Morning Worship Service

The Chapel Chorus, Chorale and Orchestra presents “A Christmas Festival” by Bob Krogstad, featuring well-known carols in a majestic, vibrant setting. Singers who wish to join the chorus for this Cantata are asked to attend at least two rehearsals, choosing from the following dates: November 25, December 2 and 9. Rehearsals are from 11:40am to 12 noon in the Chapel. Musical scores will be provided.


HANDEL’S MESSIAH

Sunday, December 16 at 7pm

The Masterworks Chorus, Soloists and Orchestra, conducted by Ken Taylor, present its 40th consecutive performance of Handel’s Messiah at the Chapel. Tickets are $25 sell out quickly and can be purchased online at www.masterworkspb.org or by calling the chorus phone line at 561.845.9696.


A MIMS FAMILY CHRISTMAS In Seagull Cottage

Thursday, December 20 at 7pm

Join Marilyn, Lloyd, and rising star Virginia, accompanied by Stewart Foster on the piano, for a lovely Yuletide evening of Carols and Christmas songs.


CHRISTMAS EVE AT THE CHAPEL

Sunday, January 6 at 2pm

Born in Lucca, Italy, Fabio Menchetti earned his bachelor’s degree in piano performance at the Conservatory Luigi Boccherini in his hometown, and received his master’s degree in piano performance and music education at the Conservatory Giacomo Puccini in La Spezia, Italy. He will perform works by Mozart,
Liszt and Busoni.


OF FAITH AND FREEDOM

A Patriotic Cantata by Joseph Martin

Sunday, February 17 at 10:30am

In honor of President’s Day, the Chapel Chorus , Chorale and Orchestra join forces in this beloved patriotic number. Singers who wish to join the chorus for this Cantata are asked to attend choosing from the following dates: January 27, February 3 and 10. Rehearsals are from 11:40am to 12 noon in the Chapel. Musical scores will be provided.


VIRGINIA MIMS IN CONCERT

Sunday, March 10 at 3pm

Raised in the Chapel, now on her way to an illustrious career, Virginia Mims presents a repeat performance of her Senior Recital.


“YE SHALL HAVE A SONG”

Choral Music for Two Choirs

Sunday, March 31 at 5pm

Joint Concert featuring the Choir of Bethesda By the Sea, conducted by Harold Pysher and the Chorale of the Royal Poinciana Chapel featuring Vierne’s Messe Solenelle for Two Choirs and Organ and other glorious sacred choral works for double choir.


BLUE GRASS SUNDAY

Sunday, April 7 at 10:30am

A Chapel favorite, this year featuring the return of Doyle Lawson and QuickSilver. A barbecue lunch will follow, with tickets available for purchase by calling the Chapel office.


ORGAN AND ORCHESTRA FESTIVAL CONCERT

The Palm Beach Atlantic Orchestra, Conducted by Dr. Lloyd Mims Stewart Foster, organist

Friday, April 12 at 7:30pm

Glinka, Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla; Pietro Yon, Concerto for Organ; Albinoni, Adagio in g minor; Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Overture.


TENEBRAE

Thursday, April 18 at 7pm

A Holy Week Service of Darkness with Meditations, music and extinguishing of the altar candles.


GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE

Friday, April 19 at 12pm noon

The Chapel’s Chorale and Chamber Musicians present Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ.


EASTER SUNDAY

Sunday, April 21 at 9am and 11am

Festive choral, organ and brass music paired with stunning Easter floral arrays will celebrate the year’s most beautiful Sunday. For ease of seating, please attend the early service if possible.


GILES TOMKINS IN CONCERT

Sunday, May 12 at 4pm in Sea Gull Cottage

Canadian/British Bass-Baritone Giles Tomkins is widely praised for his vocal virtuosity and lyricism in an impressive range of repertoire. His rich, resonant voice brings “Authority and power” to the concert and operatic stage.