Frederick A. Binkholder, Artistic Director

Jinsun Cho, Assistant Director

Homeward Bound for Christmas

A celebration of our 25th Anniversary begins with the premier of a 5-movement Appalachian Christmas Cantata by our Composer-in-Residence Kevin Siegfried, based on the music of Jean Ritchie. Also on the program are carols for puritans and patriots alike.


Early American

  • Emanuel for Christmas – William Billings
  • Sherburn – Daniel Read
  • Joy to the World – Ingalls
  • Carol C.M. “while shepherds” – Supply Belcher
  • Shiloh
  • Sheffield


  • The Heaven’s are with us I know
  • Sweet music softly stealing
  • Carol, Carols everywhere
  • Give Good gifts

Other traditions

  • Mary had a baby
  • Vum vive vum


Appalachian Suite by Kevin Siegfried

  1. The World is old
  2. Brightest and Best
  3. Down Came and Angel
  4. Winter Grace
  5. Wondrous Love

25th Anniversary Favorites

  • Jvarsa Shensa – Paliashvili
  • Tebe Pojem – Mokranjac
  • Slava Otcu – Mokranjac
  • Bogoroditzye Devo – Rachmaninoff

Homeward Bound

  • Road Home – Paulus
  • I’m a long time traveling here below – Edmund Dumas

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December 2nd, 7:30pm
December 3rd, 4pm


Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 East Capitol Street NE


Open seating: $25

30 and under: $15

12 and under: FREE

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