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Blessed Sacrament Church Choral Mass: ‘Candlemas’ Concert

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To celebrate the Feast of the Presentation (Candlemas), Blessed Sacrament’s Schola Cantorum & Sackbut Ensemble will present Caldara’s Missa Brevis in G and motets by Johannes Eccard & Giovanni Francesco Aneri.

Featuring music from the Scottish Borders from 1753, along with festive selections of holiday music played on the great small pipe by piper Tyrone Heade. Mr. Heade won the World Solo Amateur Championship, Glasgow, in 2009.

Choral Mass (ad orientem) | Blessing of Candles – Candlelit Procession
Antonio Caldara – Missa Brevis in G

Pre-ception in the Parish Hall
Featuring the outstanding Food Pairing of BOURBON AND BACON

Concert in the Church
Johann Sebastian Bach – Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin (“With peace and joy I depart”), BWV 125
Georg Philipp Telemann – Göttlichs Kind, laß mit Entzücken (“Divine child, leave with delight”), TWV 1:1020a
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber – “The Annunciation” from Rosenkranzsonaten (“The Rosary Sonatas”)
TBA Seasonal Carols & Motets


Michael Beetham, bass
Judson Scott, baroque trumpet
Steve Creswell, baroque violin
Tyrone Heade, great small pipe

Erika Chang, soprano
Tyler Andrew Morse, countertenor
Alan Wheaton, tenor

Jennifer Rhyne, baroque flute
Adam Shapiro, baroque oboe
Courtney Kuroda, baroque violin
Byron Rakitzis, baroque viola
Nick Loucks, baroque cello

Nick Abbott, organ

This event is a Roman Catholic religious service that includes sacred/religious music. Once a month, Blessed Sacrament Church showcases a full choral service during the Sunday evening mass, featuring their Baroque Orchestra and Schola Cantorum (religious choir).

Online tickets: $15 ($12 senior, $10 student). Fees apply for online purchases.
All tickets at the door: $35
Tickets may be purchased online, or by calling 1-800-838-3006.

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