Traditional Italian Christmas concert in Bath on Dec. 13


BATH — The Chocolate Church Arts Center will present Newpoli in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. This is a group of exceptionally talented musicians who will present a traditional Italian Christmas as told through the folk music of southern Italy, from shepherd songs of the Appenini Mountains to music from the courts and piazzas of Naples.

Two singers and eight instrumentalists will bring the celebration to life in dramatic fashion using original dialects and traditional instruments. Christmas readings in Italian and in the dialects of Southern Italy will enhance and complement the music, adding to the magic of the evening (English translations will be provided). Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

Tickets are available at or by calling 207-442-8455. The Chocolate Church Arts Center is at 804 Washington Street.