Choir to present varied German program

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Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor will present German Christmas Concert 2017 at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at Saint Peter’s Catholic Church, 518 E. Dewald St., Fort Wayne. The concert is free and open to the public.

Covering a wide range of German music to celebrate this mid-winter holiday, the Weihnachtskonzert features hymns, carols and sacred music along with folk songs, popular favorites and folklore. Whether it’s Christmas, the New Year, the winter solstice, or the end of the Old Year, the history and legacy of German music in the winter is explored.

Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor is a men’s and women’s choir dedicated to the preservation and promotion of their German heritage as expressed in choral music. Rehearsals are held at Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne, each Thursday evening from September through June. For more information, visit www.fortwaynemaennerchor.us.