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Hail, Bright Cecilia!

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Sep 23, 2022

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Zilkha Hall

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The patron saint of the “celestial art” of music, the legendary Cecilia has inspired countless poets, composers, and musical organizations over the years. Our harmonious season opener spotlights two splendid Cecilian odes by Henry Purcell for multiple voices and a colorful Baroque orchestra of period strings, winds, keyboards, lutes, and percussion.

On the program:

Purcell, Welcome to all the Pleasures
Handel, Concerto Grosso for Alexander’s Feast, HWV 318
Purcell, Hail, Bright Cecilia!

Alexandra Gorman, soprano
Julia Fox, soprano
Jay Carter, countertenor
Cecilia Duarte, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Ash, tenor
Thomas O’Neill, tenor
Kirby Traylor, baritone
Christopher Besch, baritone

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