♫ 2011-2012 CONCERT SERIES ♫
For the first time in many years, Saint Andrew's will offer a full series of concerts and special services featuring our wonderful choir and organ on Sunday afternoons, beginning this September. In addition, we will offer four “Thursdays at Twelve-thirty” concerts in October and four in May: half-hour concerts of organ and other music for those who work and/or live downtown. Please mark your calendars and help spread the word:
Sunday Series (at 5 pm, unless otherwise indicated; and a reception will follow with the exception of April 1):
► October 2, 2011 at 6 pm. — Concert for Organ, Brass, Timpani, and Choir. Featuring Organist Adam Brakel, Timpanist David Coash, The Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet, and the Saint Andrew’s Choir, directed by Michael Hunter
► November 6, 2011 — Evensong for All Saints’ Sunday: The combined choirs of Saint Andrew’s and Saint John’s Episcopal Churches, directed by Michael Hunter. Simon Morley, organist. Music of Howells and others.
► December 4, 2011 — An Advent Service of Lessons and Carols: The Saint Andrew’s Choir directed by Michael Hunter, with the Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet and timpanist David Coash.
► February 12 at 5:30 pm. — Evensong sung by the Countertop Ensemble (Washington, D.C.): music of Rose, Stanford, Parry, and others. A reception will follow the service.
► April 1 at 4 pm. — Palm Sunday Concert by the Saint Andrew’s Choir, directed by Michael Hunter: The Seven Last Words of Christ, by Théodore Dubois.
► May 20 — “Mozart in May”: Mass in C, K317 (“Coronation Mass”) and Vesperae solennes de confessore, K339, with the Saint Andrew’s Choir and Chamber Orchestra, directed by Michael Hunter
Thursdays at Twelve-thirty
Each Thursday next May, as it had last October, St. Andrew’s will host half-hour concerts of organ, vocal, and/or instrumental music featuring local artists. Concert will be held in the church and are open to the public without charge.
► May 3, 2012 - TBA
► May 10, 2012 - TBA
► May 17, 2012 - TBA
► May 24, 2012 - Sun City Chamber Players
Parishioners received a series brochure in the mail toward the end of August with the final lineup of artists and an invitation to become a Patron of the series; by doing so you will help make possible more ambitious concerts in future years and help us spread the word that Saint Andrew’s is alive, well, and presenting great music in downtown Tampa.