OSO, chorus returns to perform for ‘Arts at the Cathedral’

February 7, 2019 | 3:00 am

Updated February 8, 2019 | 12:32 pm

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The Owensboro Symphony Chamber Orchestra and Chorus will return to St. Stephen Cathedral at 4 p.m. Sunday for the fifth consecutive year. The performance, under the direction of the Symphony’s Music Director and Conductor, Troy Quinn, is part of the St. Stephen Arts at the Cathedral Series.

Works to be performed by the Chamber Orchestra include Handel’s “Overture” and “The Rejoicing” from “Music for the Royal Fireworks,” Alan Shulman’s “Ben Franklin Suite” and William Walton’s “Touch Her Soft Lips and Part” from Henry V Suite.

The Symphony Chorus will join the Chamber Orchestra and perform Gabriel Faure’s “Cantiqie de Jean Racine” and Handel’s “Zadok the Priest.”

James Wells, Director of Music and Organist for the Cathedral will perform “Phoenix Processional” by Dan Locklair.

The Owensboro Symphony Chorus is a group of approximately 80 students, college faculty and members of the community. The ensemble is under the direction of Dennis Jewett, Kentucky Wesleyan College Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Music.

St. Stephen Cathedral is located at 610 Locust Street in downtown Owensboro. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations of any size will be graciously accepted and directly benefit the Arts at the Cathedral Series.

February 7, 2019 | 3:00 am

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