Unless otherwise indicated, performances will occur in the main chapel.
12:00 pm Performance by Stephen Wightman
Performance by Stephen Wightman
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Stephen Wightman, pianist, organist, singer grew up with parents that loved and participated in music and theater. He will be playing Christmas favorites on the piano and organ and then favoring us with vocal solos, including “Mary Did You Know” and “O Holy Night”.
12:30 pm Elise Kristine Anderson with John Anderson and Phil Erickson
Elise Kristine Anderson with John Anderson and Phil Erickson
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Elise Kristine is delighted to be back at the Nativity as a performer for the fourth year in a row. With years of classical training and stage experience, her musical “set” is a must-see. Though only 15 years old, she’s been seen on stages in Utah and Washington as Young Cosette in Hale Centre Theatre’s[...]
1:30 pm Kimberly Bell, flute and Sally Palmer, piano
Kimberly Bell, flute and Sally Palmer, piano
Dec 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Kimberly Bell received her BM in Flute Performance from the Eastman School of Music and her MM from Northwestern University. She has performed with many orchestras throughout the Seattle and Los Angeles areas and has enjoyed teaching flute privately and for the Palos Verdes School District. She lives in Bellevue with her husband and three children.
2:00 pm Amiche Cantare
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Amiche Cantare – translated as “Friends Sing”- includes Stephanie Shipley, Laurie Bateman, and Kina Yukish, along with our talented accompanist, Amy Tait. We have enjoyed performing at the Bellevue Festival of Nativities for many years. We hope you will feel our reverence for the Christ Child as we perform Star Carol and See Amid the Winter’s Snow, and our joy in the Savior[...]
3:00 pm Ensign Youth Choir
Ensign Youth Choir
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Seattle Ensign Youth and Children’s Choirs are a group of enthusiastic young voices, dedicated music leaders and accompanists, and committed families who volunteer their time and abilities to create wonderful musical experiences for young performers ages 7 to 18. Our ensembles are a part of our parent organization, Seattle Ensign Choir and Orchestra. Our music lifts souls,[...]
4:00 pm Messiah Community Sing-a-long
Messiah Community Sing-a-long
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
One of the most beloved works of all time, Handel’s Messiah is a must for your holiday season. This performance is free and open to the public. This year’s performance will be held starting at 4pm. Come sing along with our choir and orchestra. Experience the power of the timeless choruses as your voice joins[...]
7:00 pm First Presidency Devotional
First Presidency Devotional
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The First Presidency invites Church members and their friends to participate in the First Presidency’s Christmas devotional broadcast on Sunday, December 8, 2019. The program, originating from the Conference Center, will include Christmas messages by General Authorities and General Officers of the Church. The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will provide the music.
8:15 pm A Nativity Film: The Christ Child
A Nativity Film: The Christ Child
Dec 8 @ 8:15 pm – 8:45 pm
A new short film about the birth of Jesus Christ This dramatization of the Nativity story recounts in stunning detail the sacred events found in the gospels of Matthew and Luke in the Bible. Journey with Joseph and Mary from Nazareth to Bethlehem. Witness the awe of the shepherds in the plains of Judea. Feel the[...]