12/31 @5pm: St. John's Cathedral

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Celebrate the Feast of the Holy Name on New Year's Eve with this beautiful service of liturgy and song based on the annual service at King's College in Cambridge.

Nursery will be provided.

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256 East Church Street,
Duval at Market Street,
Jacksonville FL 32202
(904) 356-5507


12/21 @7 p.m.: Episcopal Church of Our Saviour

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Gian Carlo Menotti

Sunday, December 20 & Monday, December 21
7:00 p.m.


Amahl - Connie Dickman
Mother - Fonda Lorentz
Kaspar - Luke Hopper
Melchior - Andrew Lorentz
Balthazar - Victor Dorfman
Page - Mason Lackey
Villagers and shepherds - members of the Parish Choir
Director - Alan Whitmore

Seating is limited, therefore tickets (at no cost) guaranteeing seating will be availble through the church office. Tickets will be dated for the day of the perfomance and will give he holder advanced seating until 10 minutes before each performance. At 6:50 p.m. each evening, any unclaimed seats will be given to those who arrive without a ticket.

Following each performance there will be a time of fellowship to meet the cast. “Coffee, Cookies and Cast” will take place in the Great Hall.

Nursery care will be available for each performance with a reservation – please call
the church office by Thursday, December 17 at noon to reserve a place for your
younger child(ren).

The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour
12236 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville FL 32223
Phone: 268-9457

Sunday, 12/20 : Riverside

11 a.m. : Britten's Ceremony of Carols

Riverside Presbyterian Church
849 Park Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Phone: 904-355-4585

Sung by the Chancel Choir with harpist Kayo Ishimaru.

5:45 p.m. : Riverside/Avondale Luminaria Christmas Concert

The Church of the Good Shepherd
1100 Stockton Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Phone: 904-387-5691

Join the Chancel Choir of Good Shepherd as they offer their annual Christmas Concert in conjunction with the Riverside-Avondale Luminaria in the magnificent neo-gothic architecture of Good Shepherd. The church will be surrounded by hundreds of ‘luminaries’ glowing in the evening light – this is a holiday event you don’t want to miss!

Congregational Carols as well as seasonal choral and organ music will be offered. A reception with cider will follow immediately in Good Shepherd’s beautiful courtyard.

12/08/2009 @6:15pm: Music @ Main: Julian Toha

Julian Toha, piano

Known for his passionate performances, poetic imagination, and technical command, American pianist Julian Toha has acquired a reputation as an exciting young artist of the 21st century.

Program Selections
  • FELIX MENDELSSOHN Fantasie in F# minor, Op. 28, “Scottish Sonata”: 1. Con moto agitato
  • J.S. BACH Prelude & Fugue No. 8 in D# Minor, BWV 877 (WTC, Book 2)
  • ALEXANDER SCRIABIN Fantaisie in B Minor, Op. 28
  • FRANZ SCHUBERT Sonata No. 14 in A Minor, D. 784
  • ALBERTO GINASTERA Suite de Danzas Criollas, Op. 15

    Main Library / Hicks Auditorium
    303 North Laura Street
    Jacksonville, FL 32202
    TTY for the hearing impaired: 904-630-2740

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  • 12/06/2009 @2:30pm: UNF: Angelique Perretta's Senior Recital

    Soprano Angelique Perretta in recital, presenting music by Bach, Barber, Poulenc, Brahms, Dvorák, Haydn, Puccini, Rachmoninov and Bottesini. Featuring Denise Wright, Dr. Jason Lindsay, Tim Tuller, Brittany Maroney, Stefanie Batson.

    "This recital will be my last performance as an undergraduate and will culminate much hard work...blood, sweat and tears, as they say. It would be my great pleasure if you all would come and see me off, as I will be leaving Jacksonville after the Holidays to pursue my Master's in Voice Performance."--A. Perretta

    This is a free event.

    Location: UNF (Recital Hall, Rm 1200, Fine Arts Building)

    12/04/2009 @7:30pm: Beaches Fine Arts

    Ensemble Galilei with Neal Conan
    "A Winter’s Night”

    The ensemble, with NPR’s Talk of the Nation host, Neal Conan as narrator, will perform a winter solstice event, with text from Ogden Nash, Li Young Lee, Mary Oliver and Jim Harrison and Irish, Scottish, Early and Original music on a variety of ancient and modern instruments, including the Celtic harp, Scottish small pipes, gamba, fiddle, recorders, whistles and percussion.