Colors of Winter – this is the title of the North Coast Chorale concert being presented on Friday, Dec. 9th at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 11th, at 4 p.m. at the Charlene Larsen Center for the Performing Arts, 588-16th St in Astoria.

The word color, when applied to music, takes on many connotations in order to define or create a certain quality of sound in a particular piece. So too, this concert features creative choral pieces, which deeply resonate with the moody “Colors of Winter”. The first half of this performance highlights winter Colors in Sound” featuring selections from Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols along with a variety of century-old carol classics. During the second half, the Chorale will sing of winter “Colors in Poetry”, bringing some new and some familiar songs that will not only awaken new thoughts of winter, but also the awareness of the poetry written about it.

Tickets for are $17 and can be purchased at or by calling 503-338-9132. Join the Chorale in a warm auditorium, with the lights down low, and enjoy “The Colors of Winter”.