Monday, March 7, 2011

The Seven Last Words of Christ

Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
St. Joseph's Church, Willimantic (CT)

Renaissance Revival

Artistic Director Michael McCarthy presents

The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross
Early Choral and Organ Music of Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

"The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross" refers to the seven short phrases uttered by Christ during his hours on the cross, as gathered from the four Christian gospels and set by Franck.  Soloists include soprano Annete Pavone, mezzo-soprano Patricia Johnson, and baritone Dan Pavone, with organist Angela Salcedo.  Other works on the program include two organ compositions by Franck, and his magnificent setting of Psalm 150 for organ and chorus.

Voluntary donations welcome.

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