The Mozart C Minor Mass performed by Camerata Chicago with the Fourth Church Choral Society on Friday November 11, 2016 conducted by Drostan Hall. This concert is in memory of Lois Z. Jackson Farnsworth 1924–2016.
This performance is a collaboration with Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago and celebrates Camerata Chicago’s appointment as Orchestra-in-Residence.
At the heart of the Fourth Church Choral Society are members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chorus and Lyric Opera, directed by John W. Sherer.
Many thanks to Fourth Presbyterian Church and Eric Arunas of 98.7WFMT
Photos from the concert of the Mozart Mass in C Minor with the Fourth Church Choral Society on Thursday November 11th taken by Lydia Hoover who has kindly given us permission to publish them:
Photos from the rehearsal on Thursday November 10th taken by Jeff Nelson who has kindly given us permission to publish them:
We will be adding many more photos .. and captions of who musicians are.
Mozart Mass in C Minor
Fourth Church Choral Society
Join us and the Fourth Church Choral Society for the wonderful Mozart Mass in C Minor. Purchase Tickets Here. The performance will comprise an eighty member double chorus, organ, chamber orchestra and four outstanding soloists:
Laura Perkett, Soprano
Kimberly Gunderson, Soprano II
Cole Seaton, Tenor
Daniel Richardson, Bass
At the heart of the Fourth Church Choral Society, are members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chorus and Lyric Opera, directed by John W. Sherer.
We are delighted to announce that Camerata Chicago has been appointed Orchestra-in-Residence at Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago. It will start its residency with a major performance of the Mozart Mass in C Minor on November 11, 2016 with the Fourth Church Choral Society, conducted by Drostan Hall.
Fourth Presbyterian Church is located in the Magnificent Mile neighborhood of Chicago directly across Michigan Avenue from the John Hancock Center. The relationship between religious faith and the arts is expressed in a program of artistic expression that emphasizes excellence in performance as a part of regular public worship as well as concerts, dramatic presentations, and sacred art exhibitions. The Fourth Church Choral Society is directed by Organist and Music Director John W. Sherer.
This concert will be recorded by 98.7 WFMT for future broadcast.
In the picture: Fourth Church is shown with its Music Director and Organist, John W. Sherer who directs the Fourth Church Choral Society. The Music Director of Camerata Chicago, Drostan Hall, will conduct the performance. The orchestra photo was taken on April 29, 2016 at Fourth Presbyterian in the Buchanan Chapel. The Mozart C Minor Mass will be performed in the Sanctuary.
Conducted by Drostan Hall