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Beirut Chants Festival 2013 - Season 6
Christmas Chants all over Lebanon

2013 PROGRAM

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Sunday 1

Grand Opening

Messiah-Handel| Beirut Chants Orchestra & Antonine University Choir conducted by Joanna Nachef| Monica Baek (Soprano)|Raffaelle Pe (Countertenor)|Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani (Tenor)|Roger Abi Nader(Bass-Bar)|St. Maron Church| Gemmayzeh| 20:00

In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Beirut

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Monday 2

Shadi Torbey (Bass-Bariton) & Kristina Raczynska (Piano)| St.Louis Capuchin| 20:00

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Tuesday 3

Nativity Oratorio| Conducted by Nidaa Abou Mrad| St.Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral| 20:00

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Wednesday 4

RIAS Kammerchor| RIAS sings Advent and Christmas| Conducted by Florian Helgath|

St.George Maronite Cathedral| 20:00

The RIAS Kammerchor concerts are generously supported by German federal Foreign office

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Friday 6

RIAS Kammerchor| Missa Nova|Conducted by Florian Helgath| Christ the King Monastery Zouk Mosbeh| 20:00

The RIAS Kammerchor concerts are generously supported by German federal Foreign office

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Saturday 7

The Festive Flute| Wissam Boustany (Flute) & Aleksander Szram (Piano)| St.Elie Kantari| 20:00

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Sunday 8

CTI Cantores & Soprano Reem Deeb| Conducted by Vartan Agopian| National Evangelical Church| 18:00

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Monday 9

Russian cellist Boris Andrianov & Katia Skanavi (Piano)| St.Maron Church Gemmayzeh| 20:00

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Tuesday 10

Tatiana Primak Khoury (Piano)| A Tribute to Lebanese Composers| St.Louis Capuchin Church| 20:00

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Wednesday 11

The Lebanese School of Blind & Deaf| Choir| All Saints Church| 18:00

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Thursday 12

Markus Karas (Organ)| St.Maron Church Gemmayzeh| 20:00| In collaboration with the Kulturzentrum in Beirut

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Friday 13

The Festival’s Lebanese Young Talents Concert| Mario Rahi &Wael Semaan (Violin)| Ribal Molaeb (Viola)|

Jana Semaan (Cello)| Assembly Hall| AUB| 20:00

In collaboration with the American University of Beirut

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Saturday 14

St. Romanos Choir| St.George Orthodox Cathedral| 20:00

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Sunday 15

Byzantine Traditional Christmas| St. Stephanos Melode Choir| Conducted by Bachir Osta|

St.Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral| 20:00

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Monday 16

A Tribute to Imane Homsi| Ghada Chbeir| St.Elie Kantari| 20:00

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Tuesday 17

Italian Violinist Francesca Dego & Francesca Leonardi (Piano) | St.Elie Kantari| 20:00

In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Beirut

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Wednesday 18

Nadine Nassar| Soprano| St.Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral| 20:00

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Thursday 19

Toufic Succar| Choir| Armenian Catholic Cathedral| 20:00

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Friday 20

Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra| National Conservatory & Antonine University Choirs|

Conducted by Harout Fazlian|Artemisa Repa(Soprano)| Josè Maria Lo Monaco(Mezzo-Soprano)|

Ancio Zorzi Giustiniani|Carlo Malinverno(Bass)| St.Joseph Church Monot| 20:30

In collaboration with the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music)

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Saturday 21

♦Gargach Children and Juvenile Choir of Hamazkayin conducted by Zakar Keshishian| National Evangelical Church| 18:00

♦North Archdiocese Choir| St.George Orthodox Cathedral| 20:00

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Sunday 22

♦La Chanterie de Beyrouth| St.Maron Church Gemmayzeh| 16:00

♦Matteo El Khodr|An Early-Music Christmas|St.Louis Capuchin| 20:00

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Monday 23

Samar Salamé | Beirut Chants Closing Concert| St.Elie Kantari| 20:00


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