In Your Midst

ADVENT MUSIC AT ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL

Fall 2001

In This Issue:
Dr. James Savage, director of the Liturgy and Music Department of St. James Cathedral, has announced the schedule and participants for the special music events during Advent.

ADVENT I
2 December
Sunday 7:30 pm

MAGNIFICAT
Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble, Loren Pontén, director, presents an imaginative Advent program including the premiere of Belgian composer Tas’ Magnificat. Information & reserved seating, 206/782-2899.

ADVENT II
9 December
Sunday 7:30 pm

JOSEPH ADAM, CATHEDRAL ORGANIST
Celebrate the season with music by Bach’s great predecessor Dieterich Buxtehude. Suggested donation $15; students/seniors pay as able.

ADVENT III
16 December
Sunday 7:30 pm

NARODIL SE MLADI KRALJ:
A Croatian Cantata

Dancers, lanterns, and icons illuminate the performance of 50 singers from the Northwest’s Croatian community, orchestra, the Vela Luka Ensemble, in Tomislav Uhlik’s Narodil se Mladi Kralj: A Young King Was Born, a Christmas mystery play composed for the Cathedral in Zagreb. Suggested donation $17; students/seniors pay as able. Reserve passes available at http://www.stjames-cathedral.org/music.

ADVENT IV
23 December
Sunday 7:30 pm

Candlelight Lessons & Carols
The beautiful, traditional service of congregational carols and children’s pure voices in the splendor of the candlelit Cathedral. Our Schola Cantorum, Kelly Foster Griffin, director, and our young women’s ensemble Jubilate!, Stacey Sunde, director, are joined by members of the Cathedral Chamber Orchestra and the gentle, evocative sounds of our Orff percussion ensemble in traditional carols from around the world. Includes the premiere of composer and Cathedral parishioner Andrew Ly’s Ca Khúc Trầm Hýõng. Suggested donation $10; families, students, and seniors pay as able. Reserve passes available at http://www.stjames-cathedral.org/music.


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