Tuesday, November 20, 2012

An Advent Sacred Music Concert in Phoenix

Please join Bishop Thomas Olmsted and Catholic Phoenix for Singing the Mass: A Sacred Music Concert, featuring Solis Camerata, on Tuesday, November 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Our Lady, Xavier College Preparatory Campus, Phoenix, Arizona.

The event is jointly sponsored by the Catholic Phoenix organization, and the Diocese of Phoenix, as a diocesan activity in the Year of Faith. Adam Bartlett, Director of of Sacred Music at SS. Simon and Jude Cathedral, will offer an introduction and overview to the concert, and Bishop Olmsted will provide closing remarks. A free reception will follow the event.

The concert will feature the Mass for Five Voices by William Byrd (1540–1623), and the Gregorian chant propers of the First Sunday of Advent. It will be sung by Solis Camerata, the early music ensemble of Arizona State University, under the direction of Kira Zeeman Rugen.

More information, and tickets for the concert can be found here.