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AVA's Annual Sacred Music Concert on WRTI: Jubilate! April 16th at 3 PM

Join us on Easter Sunday as Philadelphia’s Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) presents its annual concert of sacred choral music, Jubilate!, on April 16th from 3 to 5:30 pm on WRTI.
David Antony Lofton conducts the AVA Opera Orchestra and AVA soloists in three centuries of sacred music, from Baroque to Gospel and beyond, recorded in concert in March. You’ll hear sacred works from Bach, Handel, Fauré, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Vaughan Williams, and much more.
Thor Eckart is your host. Also, check out AVA's upcoming performances of The Magic Flute!

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 68, Mein gläubiges Herze. Claire de Monteil, soprano
Henry Purcell: Lord, What Is Man? Jonas Hacker, tenor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C minor, Laudamus te. Alejandra Gomez, mezzo-soprano
Mozart: Mass in C minor, Et incarnatus est. Alexandra Nowakowski, soprano
Felix Mendelssohn: Psalm 115: Er segne euch je mehr und mehr. Anthony Whitson-Martini, baritone
George Frederick Handel: Samson, Total Eclipse. John Michael Myers, tenor
Gioachino Rossini: Stabat Mater, Pro peccatis suae gentis. André Courville, bass
Lili Boulanger: Pie Jesu. Meryl Dominguez, soprano
Antonin Dvo?ák: Stabat Mater, Quis est homo. JoAna Rusche, soprano, Hannah Ludwig, mezzo-soprano, Matthew White, tenor, Anthony Schneider, André Courville, bass


Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs, No. 1, Easter. Christopher Kenney, baritone
César Franck: La procession. Marco Cammarota, tenor
Théodore Dubois: Les sept paroles du Christ, O vos omnes (Introduction). Rebecca Gulinello, soprano
Charles Gounod: O divin rédempteur. Mackenzie Gotcher, tenor
Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco, Tu sul labbro (Preghiera). Anthony Schneider, bass
Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah, It Is Enough. Jorge Espino, baritone
Ferdinand Hummel: Alleluia. Matthew White, tenor
David W. Guion: At the Cry of the First Bird. Hannah Ludwig, mezzo-soprano
Camille Saint-Säens: Oratorio de Noël, Tecum principium. Claire de Monteil, soprano, Piotr Buszewski, tenor, Timothy Renner, baritone
George Frederick Handel: Messiah, Hallelujah. All Participants

(program is subject to change)

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