St. George’s Cathedral to Host Heritage Concert

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St. George’s Cathedral’s Heritage Preservation Trust will present a concert on Saturday, February 17, featuring David Cameron conducting the Cathedral Chamber Orchestra and the Cathedral Concert Singers, in music for orchestra, choir and pianos.

Joining the orchestra is Fran Harkness and Michael Capon playing Bach’s Concerto for Two Keyboards (BWV 1060), and Ms. Harkness will play David Cameron’s Ballade for Piano and Strings.

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The choir will also join the orchestra in music by Buxtehude and the Seven Last Words by Heinrich Schutz, with baritone Christopher Hall as Jesus and Gilda DiCola Mills, Damien Macedo, Cathedral Dean Don Davidson and the Rev. Kris Michaelson as the four Evangelists. The choir will perform other music by Stainer, Schutz, and Parry.

Damien Macedo will sing a cantata for voice and strings by Stradella, and soprano Tania Fifield joins the choir and Michael Capon at the Cathedral organ for Mendelssohn’s Hear my Prayer.

Admission is free and the evening begins at 7:30pm on February 17.

The Cathedral is located at 270 King St. East (at Johnson) in Kingston.

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