Tuesday, April 25, 2006

First Annual Diocesan Choir Festival at the St Paul Cathedral

Friday, May 112 at 8:00 p.m. in the St Paul Cathedral

Archdiocesan Choir Festival: A new festival for parish choirs debuts. Five select choirs from throughout the Archdiocese will present some of their favorite anthems of the year, and combine for a festive finale. This year's choirs and directors include: Nativity of Mary, Bloomington, Mark Kieffer; St. Patrick, Edina, Jeffrey Jamieson; Maternity of Mary, St. Paul, Robert Wills; the Diocesan Choir, Michael Silhavy; and the Cathedral of St. Paul, Marilyn and James Biery.

Music will include works by Benjamin Britten, Louis Vierne, Gabriel Faure', James Biery, John Tavener and others, as well as a performance of Gorecki's Totus Tuus by the combined choirs. The concert is free and open to the public, donations are accepted. The Cathedral is handicapped accessible.
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