Concordia University Irvine Celebrates the Season with the Music of Christmas

Nov 08, 2013 10:05 AM
Lindy Neubauer

Who: Concordia University Irvine | The Concordia Choir | Concordia Master Chorale | Concordia Men’s Chorus | Concordia Women’s Ensemble | Concordia Concert Handbells | Concordia Wind Orchestra | Concordia Sinfonietta

What: 2013 Concordia Christmas Concert - “In the Bleak Mid-Winter”. Choirs, handbells and instruments combine in a beautiful setting surrounded by lights, trees and garlands.

When the world seemed at its bleakest, God sent his Son to cast away earth’s wintry darkness and filled it instead with light and hope. Heaven could not contain his love, so he created heaven-on-earth through the birth of Jesus, the Babe of Bethlehem, our Savior and Redeemer.

In the bleak mid-winter, frosty wind made moan
Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;
Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow,
In the bleak mid-winter long ago.

- Christina Rossetti (1830-1893)

When: December 7, 13, 14 at 7:00 p.m.
December 8, 14 at 3:00 p.m.

Where: Concordia University Center for Worship and Performing Arts
1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612.

Tickets: Reserved seating: $25/$20/$15 – Purchase tickets online or through our box office: boxoffice@cui.edu / 949.214.3418.

About Concordia University Irvine

Concordia University Irvine prepares students for their vocations—their calling in life. CUI offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and adult degree programs in a beautiful Southern California location, with online and regional cohort options. Concordia’s undergraduate program is distinctive among universities in California because of its nationally recognized Core Curriculum, and its Lutheran heritage that provides a thoughtful and caring Christian community that lives out the theology of "Grace Alone. Faith Alone."

Concordia is a U.S.News Top Tier Regional University and has been named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest growing private nonprofit master's institutions. CUI enrolls over 4,000 students.

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Media Contact:
Lindy Neubauer
Director of Communications
Concordia University Irvine
Lindy.Neubauer@cui.edu 
949.214.3155

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