Missoula’s premier vocal ensemble, Dolce Canto, presents “A Spotless Rose” on Saturday, December 12, at 7:30 PM at St. Anthony Parish (217 Tremont). Doors open at 6:45 PM. Tickets may be purchased at Fact & Fiction, Rockin’ Rudy’s, or via the choir’s website at www.Dolce.Canto.info. Concerts are frequently sold out. Avoid disappointment and purchase your tickets today. Special guests for this concert are the Hellgate High School Chamber Choir & Chevaliers.

There will be a second performance on Thursday, December 17 at the LDS Church in Superior (12 Moats Lane) at 7:00 p.m. This performance is part of the Mineral County Performing Arts Series, and there will be a free-will offering at the door.

This year’s holiday concert will feature music themed around the Virgin Mary as a universal symbol of perfect love and motherhood. This compelling program will feature music from a variety of traditions and ideologies. Works by Herbert Howells, Ola Gjeilo, Rihards Dubra, Carol Barnett, Craig Hella Johnson, and others will be featured. The 2014 CD “A Joyful Season” will be available for purchase at both concerts.

Dolce Canto is an auditioned, non-profit choral ensemble founded in 2001. It exists to enrich the lives of its members and audiences by performing exceptional and diverse choral music with compelling artistry and sensitivity. The group was invited to sing in New York’s Carnegie Hall in 2013, is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Dale Warland Singers Commission Award, and has released two CDs. The group is currently planning a tour of South Korea in April 2016.

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