Standing by the Cross:
Music for Good Friday

FRIDAY, April 19
7:30 PM
ST. ANNE CHURCH
1600 MT. HOPE AVE., Rochester


This annual benefit performance on Good Friday features Musica Spei and Oliver Brett, Music Director and Organist at St. Anne Church. The audience will hear a continuous flow of choral works interspersed with solo organ pieces that reflect the somber nature of the day. Featured works include the entire Lamentations by Robert White, “In Manus Tuas” by John Sheppard, and “Stabat Mater” by Agazzari. The performance concludes with a “Tenebrae” by Ammon in which the entire sanctuary is enveloped in darkness. This concert is a free will offering, suggested donation $10. All proceeds benefit the ministries at St. Anne Church.



Office Hours:
A Liturgical 9 to 5

FRIDAY, May 31
7:30PM
ST. MARY CHURCH
15 CLARK ST., AUBURN

SATURDAY, JUNE 1
8:00 PM
ST. ANNE CHURCH
1600 MT. HOPE AVE., ROCHESTER

The Liturgy of the Hours dates back to 5th century monasteries and consists of a set of prayers and music for each hour of the day. From Matins to Compline, Musica Spei will perform works by Palestrina, Josquin, Gallus, Lassus, and others to coincide with the order of the hours. The audience will experience a wide range of styles and musical textures, from double choir/antiphonal works to contemplative and somber pieces. Suggested donation is $10. There will be receptions following both performances.