January 25, 2011
Anonymous 4 to Perform at Bruton Parish Church March 5
Continuing their partnership to bring nationally known performers to Williamsburg, Colonial Williamsburg and the Virginia Arts Festival present the a cappella singing group Anonymous 4 for one performance at Bruton Parish Church at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 5. Tickets are $35, available from Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
The group will perform “Sisters in Spirit: Sacred Song from Medieval Spain to Early America,” a playlist that travels from old world to new. The first half of the program contains 13th-century polyphony and sacred Latin songs written for the nuns of the famous Spanish convent, Las Huelgas, all featured on the group’s newest CD, “Secret Voices.” The second half of the program is a collection of Anglo-American tunes from their hit recordings “American Angels” and “Gloryland.” For more information about Anonymous 4, visit www.anonymous4.com.
A pre-concert prix fixe dinner menu from executive chef Rhys Lewis will be offered at the Williamsburg Lodge restaurant for $29 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are available by calling 757-229-2141. The Williamsburg Lodge is located at 310 S. England St. in Williamsburg, a short walk from Bruton Parish Church, 331 W. Duke of Gloucester St.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration and presentation of the 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg offers more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels, including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six other restaurants, a full-service 20,000-square-foot spa, 45 holes of golf at the Golden Horseshoe golf courses and 67,000 square feet of conference space centered at the renovated and expanded Williamsburg Lodge. Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research and educational programs. Philanthropic support by individuals, corporations, and foundations benefits the educational mission of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at colonialwilliamsburg.com.