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Intimate Chamber Series starts with 'Love and Joy, Come to You' Saturday at St. Barnabas

Royce Napolitino is the baritone soloist is this Saturday
Royce Napolitino is the baritone soloist is this Saturday's Intimate Chamber Series at St. Barnabas concert 'Love and Joy, Come to You.' Napolitino most recently appeared on Bainbridge Island as Jean Valjean in Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge's 2013 production of 'Les Miserables.'
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge

The 2014 Intimate Chamber Series starts at Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church with the concert "Love and Joy, Come to You," featuring glorious chamber music in celebration of Epiphany with Royce Napolitino as baritone soloist.

The series, cosponsored by Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at the church.

Napolitino has appeared in several Ovation! productions including, among others, "Les Miserables" (Jean Valjean) and "The Pirates of Penzance" (The Pirate King).

The program will feature music for woodwind quintet, organ, cello and baritone.

In addition to Napolitino, the concert will feature Suzanne Burton (flute), Amy Duerr Day (oboe), David Salge (clarinet), Ron Gilbert (horn), Judith Lawrence (bassoon), Paul Roy (organ) and Ann Wright (cello). Concert selections include works by Norman Della Joio, Anton Reicha and traditional carols arranged by Robert Puff and others.

Tickets are on sale at www.brownpapertickets and will also be available at the door. Tickets are $25 general admission and $18 for seniors/students/military.  Youth aged 16 and under are admitted free.

St. Barnabas is located at 1187 Wyatt Way.

For more information, visit, see Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge on Facebook (events section) or email


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