The Stella Maris Concert Choir performs at The Grotto in Portland

The Stella Maris Concert Choir performs at The Grotto in Portland

Choir sings the news

Stella Maris singers set for Christmas concert this Sunday

The Stella Maris Concert Choir and Stella Maris Schola Cantorum will present their Christmas concert, Shout The News, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd Church, 2250 157 St.

Just returned from the Festival of Light at The Grotto, in Portland, Ore., where they received standing ovations, the choirs will present a variety of Christmas music.

A highlight will be a special new arrangement of O Holy Night penned by Henri Lorieau, local composer and accompanist for the choirs, and featuring tenor soloist Kiel Magis.

Also included will be Stella Maris’  joyful The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy by John Leavett and John Rutter’s Candlelight Carol, plus the Schola Cantorum’s version of a Puerto Rican folk hymn, Come To Set Us Free.

Admission is by donation.