Coro Piccolo presents ‘Oratorio de Noël’ and Christmas choral works

~ By Celeste DeMonte, reprinted from, photo courtesy of Ronald D. Webb

Fresno Community Chorus’ Coro Piccolo will perform Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Oratorio de Noël” and other Christmas carols for its holiday concert “And Suddenly with the Angels” at 2:30 p.m. and at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at St. Anne’s Chapel at San Joaquin Memorial High School (1406 N. Fresno St.).

General admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Seating is limited. Coro Piccolo is also set to perform works by a variety of artists including Gustav Holst’s “In the Bleak Midwinter,” Benjamin Britten’s “This Little Babe,” Pietro Yon’s “Gesu Bambino” and Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria.”

The performance will be recorded and broadcasted on KNXT television for a Christmas program also titled “And Suddenly with the Angels.” INFO: Anna Hamre at 559.278.2539 or

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