Bexley News

Trinity program features 'Coronation Mass'

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Coronation Mass, K 317 will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in the Gloria Dei Worship Center on the campus of Trinity Lutheran Seminary, 2199 E. Main St., Bexley.

The Trinity Lutheran Seminary Choir will present the work with a chamber orchestra, along with soloists Sarah Wilson (soprano), Heather Darling (mezzo-soprano), Matthew Pittman (tenor) and Dylan Woodring (bass). Carol Ann Bradley will serve as organist.

The choir sings under the direction of May Schwarz, professor of church music and director of the master of arts in church music program at Trinity.

Music will begin at 7:30 p.m., with the performance of Rheinberger Abendmusik, featuring cellist Mark Rudoff and organist Carol Ann Bradley; Ralph Vaughan Williams' The New Ghost, performed by Wilson and accompanied by Robert Wisniewski; Mendelssohn's Lift Thine Eyes (from Elijah), arranged for trombone trio and played by Todd Cunningham, Jeffrey Keller and Tony Weikel; and Fiocco's Arioso for Oboe, performed by Kelli Given.

Music is the Voice of Heaven, a prize-winning hymn, will be sung with orchestral accompaniment. The text was written by the late Herbert Brokering, a graduate of Trinity Lutheran Seminary, and the music was arranged for voices, orchestra, brass and timpani by Schwarz.

A freewill offering will be collected Free parking is available.

For more information, call 614-235-4136.