Advent Concerts in 2018
Orpheus Chamber Singers presents Wintersong
FRIDAY DECEMBER 14 & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15 at 7:30 p.m.
A musical celebration of the Peace and Joy of this sacred season. Carols and anthems will be performed by the 24-member professional choir under the direction of Donald Krehbiel. Tickets may be purchased at brownpapertickets.org or at the door. Please see orpheuschambersingers.org for more information.
Christmas with the Texas Boys Choir
MONDAY, DECEMBER 17th at 7:30 p.m.
Texas Boys Choir presents their annual Holiday Concert with sacred songs and holiday favorites. Established in 1946 to provide a traditional boy choir education to boys of exceptional talent regardless of financial means, this world-class ensemble is a perennial favorite at St. Thomas. This concert will be the first at St. Thomas under the direction of new Artistic Director D. Jason Bishop. Tickets may be purchased at texasboyschoir.org or at the door. A number of discounted tickets are available to St. Thomas Aquinas parishioners through the church office.
Lessons & Carols
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Combined adult and children's choirs of St. Thomas Aquinas present a traditional Lessons & Carols Service of nine scripture readings, interspersed with hymns and anthems, that weave the story of the coming of the Messiah. Admission is FREE, and no tickets are required.
Lenten Concerts in 2018
FRIDAY, March 16 at 8:00 p.m., following Stations of the Cross
Dr. Andrew Lloyd
Organist and Composer, First Methodist Church, Denton, Texas
Program includes works by Messiaen, Franck, de Grigny, and Lloyd
TUESDAY, March 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Grinnell College Singers
50-voice choral ensemble under the direction of John Rommereim
Program includes works by Byrd, Monteverdi, Brahms, Rachmaninov, Sviridov, Kirchner, Rautavaara, Rommereim, Caroline Shaw, and Craig Hella Johnson
FRIDAY, March 23 at 8:00 p.m., following Stations of the Cross
Organ Scholar, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Dallas, Texas
Program includes works by Bach, Böhm, Glazunov, Messiaen, Nilsson and a premier of the artists’s own 5th Organ Symphony
Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater
SUNDAY, March 25 at 3:00 p.m.
Camille King, soprano; Lauren Davis, mezzo-soprano; Gyros String Quintet
A heart-wrenching retelling of the passion of Christ as seen through eyes of his mother, Mary.
For more information about St. Thomas Aquinas Sacred Music, contact Michael Conrady at email@example.com.