Saturday, Sunday: Women's Chorus concerts


The Peninsula Women's Chorus is performing three holiday concerts in December, one in Menlo Park and two in Palo Alto.

The concerts will be held at St. Patrick's Seminary, 320 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4; and at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave. in Palo Alto, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11.

Artistic director Dr. Martín Benvenuto has designed a wide-ranging program featuring a triptych of Magnificat pieces by Javier Busto, Paul Chihara and Ralph Vaughan Williams. The program will also include the world premiere of "The Jumblies" by composer Judith Shatin, and some holiday favorites.

Tickets are $20 for general admission and $10 for students.

Visit or call 800-838-3006 to buy tickets through Brown Paper Tickets, or buy them at the door. For more information, call (650) 327-3095.

Founded in 1966, the Peninsula Women's Chorus made up of 50 women who perform contemporary and classical music. In this concert series, they will be collaborating with local composers and guest instrumentalists.

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