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What to do in Chicago the week of December 7, 2022

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A Mexican Christmas

Ellen Hargis, a soprano who formerly served as co-music director of the early-music ensemble The Newberry Consort, is coming out of retirement to lead a not-the-standard-carols program she developed from the seed of old Mexican convent choir books archived in the Newberry Library. A treble choir will sing a mass the 16th-century nuns might have sung titled “Missa Bonae Voluntatis,” alongside lively music from New and Old Spain such as villancicos, the centuries-old musical form often setting a Christmas text. The holiday concert staple “Riu, Riu, Chiu” is a villancico, for example. The consort has turned “A Mexican Christmas,” first performed in 2018, into an annual tradition. It may not be your…

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