Concerts At Saint Thomas To Close Season With Feast Of The Ascension

Concerts at Saint Thomas will give the season’s final performance with the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys singing music written for the Feast of the Ascension.

The program will feature Bach’s Cantata 37, his first written for the Ascension, and his “Lutheran” Mass in G minor, as well as Vivaldi’s lesser-known setting of the “Introduzione e Gloria, RV 588.”

The choir will be joined by soloists countertenors Eric S. Brenner, tenors Lawrence Jones and Mark Bleeke, and baritone Daniel Moore. They will be accompanied by period instrumentalists from the Orchestra of St. Luke’s under the direction of conductor Daniel Hyde.

The concert will be held on May 9 at 7:30 at the Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue.

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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