The Gracias Christmas Cantata is a show-stopping musical experience, performed through three beautiful, music-filled stages, and one eternal message of hope. COURTESY PHOTO

The Gracias Christmas Cantata is a show-stopping musical experience, performed through three beautiful, music-filled stages, and one eternal message of hope. COURTESY PHOTO

Gracias Christmas Cantata comes to ShoWare on Sept. 25

Three beautiful stages, with one message of hope

  • Monday, September 16, 2019 9:16am
  • Life

The International Youth Fellowship (IYF) – in partnership with the Gracias Choir – presents a Christmas Cantata at the ShoWare Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sep. 25.

The performance is part of a 29-city tour throughout the United States.

The concert is free.

IYF USA is a Christian global youth initiative and a registered 501(c) organization. IYF is dedicated to the spiritual, intellectual, and emotional growth of young people around the world. IYF represents more than 200,000 students in 80 countries.

The Gracias Choir, official choir of IYF, has performed for heads-of-state and presidents and in 40 nations around the world. In 2015, the Gracias Choir was awarded First Prize at the acclaimed International Chamber Choir Competition in Marktoberdorf, Germany.

The Christmas Cantata is presented on three stages, with one message of hope.

Act I – The Nativity presented as an epic opera

Act II – A heart-warming musical expressing the love of a family

Interlude – Special Cantata Message portraying the heart behind Christmas Act III – Handel’s glorious oratorio, “The Messiah”

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