KANSAS CITY, MO – 11/24/2015 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra’s (KCCO) contribution to this special time of year, A Baroque by Candlelight Holiday Concert, featuring Vivaldi’s Gloria, will be performed 7:30 p.m., Tues. Dec. 8, 2015 at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 415 W. 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105.
Vivaldi – Il Gardellino Flute Concerto in G Minor “La Notte”– featuring Christina Webster, soloist
Corelli – Christmas Concerto
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Vivaldi – Gloria, featuring Sarah Tannehill Anderson and Jay Carter, vocals and the Grace and Holy Trinity Choir
Individual tickets for the Tues. Dec. 8, performance start at $17, with senior and student discounts available. Tickets are on sale now and available at www.KCChamberOrchestra.org or through the Central Ticket Office at 816.235.6222.
Corelli’s Christmas Concerto initiates the evening’s holiday flavor with its famous, and familiar, pastorale harkening the listener into the fields and pastures, staging for the angels’ proclamation. The performance also showcases two other Baroque gems, Vivaldi’s Il Gardellino Concerto for Flute, one of the composer’s most famous, and the incomparable Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 by Bach.
The Grace and Holy Trinity Choir joins the KCCO in the evening’s finale, Vivaldi’s Gloria. “Gloria is one of the most beloved expressions of the angels’ heralding the nativity. The music is grand, reverent, and expressive, capturing the excitement of the season,” says KCCO Music Director Bruce Sorrell.
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Bruce Sorrell, Music Director
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