Posted on:May 29, 2013
Missa Solemnis, Mass in (D), Ludwig Van Beethoven
Grace & Spiritus Chorale of Brooklyn
with The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra
Church of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity
157 Montague Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201-3587
Friday, May 31, 2013, 8:00,
Sunday, June 2, 2013, 3:00 pm
JASON ASBURY, MUSIC DIRECTOR
NICHOLAS ARMSTRONG, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra
KATHERINE WHYTE, Soprano, NICHOLE PEYREIGNE, Mezzo-Soprano
NICHOLAS SIMPSON, Tenor, DAVID WON, Baritone
The Missa Solemnis in D major, Op. 123 was composed by Ludwig van Beethoven from 1819 to 1823. It was first performed on 7 April 1824 in St. Petersburg, Russia, under the auspices of Beethoven's patron Prince Nikolai Galitzin; an incomplete performance was given in Vienna on 7 May 1824, when the composer conducted the Kyrie, Credo, and Agnus Dei. It is generally considered to be one of the composer's supreme achievements.
Tickets are $15.00, $12.00, seniors and students, available online or at the venue on the day of performance www.graceandspiritus.org or to www.brooklynsymphonyorchestra.org St. Ann’s Church is located at 157 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Grace & Spiritus Chorale is supported, in part by the NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs.