Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Concert Announcement: Sacred Music of Peter Kwasniewski

The following concert announcement comes to us from Friend of the Cafe Peter Kwasniewski.


I am very happy to announce an upcoming concert of my sacred choral works, including several premieres, to be sung by The Ecclesia Choir under the direction of Timothy Woods. The concert will held at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in Chicago on Sunday, June 25, at 3:30 pm.

Here is a preview of the concert program:

PART I: Music of the Holy Triduum

  1. Seven Mandatum Antiphons (2010), dedicated to Arvo Pärt
    1. After the Lord had risen from supper
    2. The Lord Jesus, after he had supped
    3. Lord, dost thou wash my feet?
    4. If I, your Lord and Master
    5. By this shall all men know
    6. A new commandment give I unto you
    7. Let there abide in you
  2. Tantum Ergo II, III, V (2013), dedicated to Sean Gordon Lewis

  3. Reproaches for Good Friday, Setting II (2013), in English & Greek

  4. Reproaches for Good Friday, Setting V (2016), in Latin & Greek

  5. Venit Jesus, from Three Easter Motets (2010)

PART II: Motets for the Church Year

  1. Thee, O Mary, Will I Praise (2013), text by Angelus Silesius

  2. O Clarissima Mater (2013), text by St. Hildegard of Bingen

  3. Christus Natus (2014)

  4. The Coventry Carol (2010)

  5. My Jesus, Mercy (2013)

  6. O Passio Magna (2014)

  7. Non vos relinquam (1994)

  8. Two Settings of Psalm 116 (2013), dedicated to Benedict XVI

Tickets may be pre-ordered at Eventbrite. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Please help spread the word among lovers of sacred music who live in the greater Chicago area. I will be there (of course...) and greatly look forward to meeting people before and afterwards!


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