Phoenix Chorale Presents PATHWAYS OF DEVOTION

Phoenix Chorale Presents PATHWAYS OF DEVOTION

Adoration, faithfulness, longing...humanity's expressions of spiritual and worldly devotion have inspired choral composers since before the Renaissance and for sixty years, the Phoenix Chorale has honored many of these musical works in performance. On February 22-24, the Phoenix Chorale presents "Pathways of Devotion," led by Artistic Director Finalist Christopher Gabbitas.

The Chorale's February concerts present exquisite musical works of spiritual adoration and worldly affection spanning 500 years with visions of heaven, religious pilgrimage, and romantic love. Featuring music from Thomas Weelkes to Arvo P rt, and Felix Mendelssohn to Libby Larsen, the "Pathways of Devotion" program concludes with five familiar and well-loved "musical valentines:" folk songs from Britain and the Americas, originally arranged for The King's Singers.

Grammy-winning artist Christopher Gabbitas spent the last 15 years as a member and managing partner of The King's Singers, performing nearly 2,000 concerts worldwide, conducting over 500 masterclasses, and appearing on more than 30 commercial recordings. Gabbitas appears on their most recent recording, Gold, which has been nominated for the 2018 Grammy Award for "Best Classical Compendium." Gabbitas studied at St. John's College, Cambridge and Christ Church, Oxford, and soon joins the faculty of the University of Redlands in Redlands, California, where he co-created a new master's degree course combining elite choral performance and music business education.

Tickets start at $35 for adults, $30 for seniors and military, and $15 for students. Tickets can be purchased by calling 602-253-2224 or online at phoenixchorale.org. Join Phoenix Chorale for a free lecture featuring Tom Peterson discussing the role of devotion in sacred and secular music on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 6:30PM at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Phoenix.

PHOENIX CHORALE PATHWAYS OF DEVOTION FEBRUARY 22-24, 2019
WEST VALLEY Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM American Lutheran Church 17200 N. Del Webb Blvd., Sun City
CENTRAL PHOENIX Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 100 W. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
PARADISE VALLEY Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3:00 PM Camelback Bible Church 3900 E. Stanford Dr., Paradise Valley
TICKETS: Tickets start at $35 for adults, $30 for seniors & military, $15 for students. phoenixchorale.org or 602-253-2224

FREE LECTURE: Two Paths in Choral Music: Exploring Sacred and Secular Devotion" Guest lecturer and Tom Peterson, doctoral candidate and Music Director at Christ Church of the Ascension, leads us through an exploration of the meaning of devotion through the lens of sacred and secular music throughout history. Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM Trinity Episcopal Cathedral 100 W. Roosevelt St., Phoenix.

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