Paul Winter Consort Winter Solstice Celebration

Event description: 

December 21, 2022

Online at 7pm EST

The 43rd annual Paul Winter Consort Winter Solstice Celebration, in the form of a video retrospective, will be streamed free on Youtube, on the evening of Wednesday, December 21st, at 7pm.

Entitled Solstice Saga, this epic three-hour journey interweaves iconic performances from the first four decades of this event at New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

The cast of performers includes the Paul Winter Consort; Russia’s Dmitri Pokrovsky Ensemble; Brazil’s Ivan Lins, Fabiana Cozza and Renato Braz; Ireland’s Nóirín Ní Riain and Uillean Piper Davy Spillane; Procol Harum’s Gary Brooker; griot singer Abdoulaye Diabate of Mali; Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary; and the West African dancing and drumming of the Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.

Consort players include singer Theresa Thomason; cellist Eugene Friesen; oboist Paul McCandless; keyboardists Paul Halley, Paul Sullivan and Jeff Holmes; flutist Rhonda Larson; euphonium player Clark Goering; bassist Eliot Wadopian; drummers Jamey Haddad and Ted Moore; percussionists Glen Velez and Café; and Paul Winter on soprano sax.

Trailer coming soon!

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