SACRED SOUNDS CONCERT SERIES
Dr. Ezequiel Menéndez, Director of Music
Archdiocese of Hartford
All events are at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, 140 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT, 06105. There is no admission charge for concerts at the Cathedral, but a free-will offering will be accepted.
Cathedral Campus Map and Parking Information
EASTER SUNDAY CONCERT
THE CATHEDRAL CHOIR
THE SOLI DEO GLORIA ORCHESTRA
DR. EZEQUIEL MENÉNDEZ, ORGAN
DR. EDWARD BOLKOVAC, CONDUCTOR
Sunday, April 20, 2014, 10:00 am
To celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, organist Dr. Ezequiel Menéndez, the Soli Deo Gloria Orchestra, and the Cathedral Choir will perform a concert of festive music on Easter Sunday morning under the direction of conductor Dr. Edward Bolkovac immediately preceding the 11:00 am Mass.
JOHANNES BRAHMS - EIN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM, Op. 45
THE NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY CHOIR
THE NEW HAVEN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
WILLIAM BOUGHTON, CONDUCTOR
Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:30 pm
Maestro William Boughton and the New Haven Symphony again bring their unique artistry to Hartford, this time with a performance of Johannes Brahms’ timeless and ultimately comforting Requiem. Joined by the New England Conservatory Choir and soloists Danielle Barger, soprano and Joshua Quinn, baritone, this concert offers a unique opportunity to hear a first-rate orchestra in a rare Hartford appearance, performing one of the most beloved works in the standard repertoire.
MIGHTY AUSTIN ORGAN SERIES:
GIAMPAOLO DI ROSA, ORGANIST
Friday, May 2, 2014, 8:00 pm
Organist Giampaolo Di Rosa makes a return visit to the Cathedral for what is sure to be another unique musical experience. Pianist, Organist, Harpsichordist, Improviser, Composer, Researcher, Teacher, are but a few of the titles held by this dynamic musical force. For his only Hartford appearance, Mr. Di Rosa’s program will consist of César Franck’s Choral III in a minor, Edward Elgar’s Sonata in G Major, Op. 28, and improvisations on audience-submitted themes (and his skills as an improviser are legendary).