Thursday, November 18, 2010

Diocesan Concert this Sunday

For my friends in or near CT, this promises to be a great presentation of Vivaldi's works.  Please come and enjoy if you can!

Cathedral Concerts will present "Going Baroque" on Sunday, November 21 at 7:30 PM at St. Patrick Cathedral. Under the direction of Douglas Green,
Cathedral Music Director, the Norwich Diocesan Choir, orchestra, and soloists
will perform a program of 18th century sacred masterworks in the sanctuary of the

The program will feature Antonio Vivaldi's well known "Gloria" along with the
composer's musical setting of Psalm 112 (Beatus Vir). Soloists for both works
will be Carroll Mailhot, Mary Beth Lee and Patricia Johnson. The evening
program will also include Handel's "Let the Bright Seraphim" and Giuseppe
Torelli's "Trumpet Concerto in D" with Ken Tedeschi as trumpet soloist.

Founded in 1978 by its director, Douglas Green, the Norwich Diocesan Choir has
sung at every major diocesan event held at the Cathedral for the past 30 years.
In addition to its liturgical duties, the choir also presents annual concerts of
sacred music. The choir has sung at the National Shrine of the Immaculate
in Washington D.C.; the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, Baltimore,
MD; the Basilica of St. Patrick, Montreal, Canada; and Blessed Sacrament
in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

The concert is open to the public and donations of all amounts will be accepted at the door. Further information may be obtained by calling the Cathedral Music Office at 860-886-0403 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              860-886-0403      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

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