Josh Grisetti at Greene Memorial This Sunday

Josh Grisetti at Greene Memorial This Sunday

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Broadway actor and former Roanoker, Josh Grisetti will narrate The Incarnate Word, A Pageant for Christmastide this Sunday, December 20, at the 10 am service.

At 4pm the Greene Memorial Fine Arts Series Concert  A Journey to Christmas

in Words Spoken and Sung with Music Old and New

The concert features Richard Cummins, organ and piano; Rick Dolan, violin; Stephanie Cummins, cello; and Josh Grisetti, vocalist and narrator of The Ballad of the Harp Weaver by Edna St. Vincent Millary with improvised accompaniment by Richard Cummins.

The program includes

Sleepers wake! For Night Is Flying (J.S.Bach)

Comes the Snow (English Carol, arr. Richard Ellsasser)

Ave Maria (Franz Schubert)

The Sussex Mummer’s Christmas Carol (Percy Grainger)

‘Twas in the Moon of Wintertime (Richard Cummins)

What Strangers Are These? (Scottish carol, arr. Richard Cummins

I Wonder As I Wander (Appalachian song, arr. J.J. Niles)

Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire (Torme/Wells)

White Christmas (Irving Berlin)

A Surprise!

Mama, A Rainbow (Grossman/Hackaday)

A Meet-the-Artists Reception in the Welcome Center follows the concert.