Emmy-Winning Actor Courtney B. Vance to Narrate Christmas Concert

first_img Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Courtney B. VanceThe Christmas Truce of 1914, in which opposing soldiers during World War I put down their weapons for a few moments of peace, will be celebrated as part of a La Canada Presbyterian Church concert, “A Silent Night, Holy Night,” on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m.Emmy-winning actor Courtney B. Vance, a local resident, will serve as guest actor and narrator for the presentation, which will be accompanied by the LCPC orchestra and choir, including some singers attired in World War I uniforms.In December 1914, five months after World War I began in Europe, French and British soldiers met spontaneously with their German counterparts at various points along the Western Front, in some cases even singing Christmas carols together. It was a rare instance of civility in the bloodiest conflict in modern warfare history.Vance, who also narrated “What Shall We Give Him?,” LCPC’s Christmas concert last year, received a Primetime Emmy Award for his portrayal of Johnnie Cochran in the FX series “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” and is also renowned for his work in feature films, including “The Hunt for Red October.” He will appear in the comedy “Office Christmas Party,” which opens Dec. 9.“A Silent Night, Holy Night” will be presented free. It will include a cast of more than 120 singers and instrumentalists directed by Jack Lantz, LCPC’s director of music and worship arts. It will be a multimedia program that tells the Christmas story in song and word, and is suitable for all ages.La Canada Presbyterian Church is located at 626 Foothill Blvd. For further information, call the church office at (818) 790-6708 or visit lacanadapc.org. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News Subscribe Make a comment 11 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff HerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Gift Ideas Your New BF Will Definitely LikeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAncient Beauty Remedies From India To Swear By For Healthy SkinHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Ways To Power Yourself As A WomanHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRed Meat Is Dangerous And Here Is The ProofHerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDScenter_img Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Faith & Religion News Emmy-Winning Actor Courtney B. Vance to Narrate Christmas Concert Article and Photo courtesy of LA CANADA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | 12:55 amlast_img read more