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UPCOMING CONCERT

ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL13th at 7:30 PM at St. Philip Neri Church, all are invited to attend JAMES MACMILLAN’s Seven Last Words from the Cross performed by the adult and youth choirs of Cantores in
Ecclesia with string orchestra conducted by DAVID HILL (Yale Schola Cantorum & London Bach Choir.)

Admission is $25/general, $20/seniors and students. Tickets are available at sevenlastwords.brownpapertickets.com.

James MacMillan’s Seven Last Words from the Cross (1994) is one of the most intense works of choral music written in the last generation. It is a large piece in seven movements, each reflecting on one of the dying statements of Christ as recorded in the gospels. MacMillan borrows freely from traditional sources such as Scottish funeral laments and the ceremonies of Holy Week, adding his own distinctive musical style and vast emotional range.

MacMillan’s One Equal Music (2016) was commissioned by John Morrill in memory of his wife, Frances. The text is taken from a prayer by John Donne. The Mount Angel performance will be the North American premier of this new work.

To read program notes written by Dr. Kerry McCarthy, click HERE.

david hillRenowned for his fine musicianship, David Hill is widely respected as both a choral and orchestral conductor. His talent has been recognized by his appointments as Musical Director of The Bach Choir, Music Director of Leeds Philharmonic Society, Associate Guest conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and Principal
Conductor of Yale Schola Cantorum. He was Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers from September 2007 to September 2017, and is a former Music Director of Southern Sinfonia.

Mr. Hill has had a long association with Cantores in Ecclesia, beginning in 1987, when the choir sang for Mass in Westminster Cathedral in London. He came to Portland the following year to give an organ recital and to conduct Charles Marie Widor’s Mass for Two Choirs and Two Organs. Since then, he has conducted Cantores in Ecclesia on several occasions over the years.


 

UPCOMING SERVICES

Friday, April 15, 12:00 Noon

GOOD FRIDAY

Motets by William Byrd, Antonio Lotti, Thomas Tallis, and Tomás Luis de Victoria

HOLY ROSARY
375 NE CLACKAMAS
PORTLAND, OR



Saturday, April 16, 8:30 PM

THE EASTER VIGIL
DOMINICAN RITE MASS

Motets by Orlando Gibbons, Orlandus Lassus, Juan Gutierrez de Padilla, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and John Taverner

HOLY ROSARY
375 NE CLACKAMAS
PORTLAND, OR



Sunday, April 17 at 11 AM

EASTER SUNDAY
DOMINICAN RITE MASS

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Missa ‘Æterna Christi munera’

HOLY ROSARY
375 NE CLACKAMAS
PORTLAND, OR



Sunday, May 1 at 11 AM

ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER
DOMINICAN RITE MASS

HOLY ROSARY
375 NE CLACKAMAS
PORTLAND, OR



Thursday, May 26 at 7 PM

ASCENSION
DOMINICAN RITE MASS

HOLY ROSARY
375 NE CLACKAMAS
PORTLAND, OR



Monday, May 30 at 7 PM

MEMORIAL DAY
DOMINICAN RITE MASS

HOLY ROSARY
375 NE CLACKAMAS
PORTLAND, OR