for Handel's Messiah on Sunday, October 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Performances will be Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. & Sunday, December 15 at 4:00 p.m. Additionally, there will be a full dress rehearsal on Thursday, December 12 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Come and meet our new director, Kira Winter!
On Sunday, May 12 at 3 p.m., the Oratorio Chorus performed two stunning masterworks, Haydn’s Nicolaimesse and Mozart’s Coronation Mass in C (K.317). To hear the Mozart Gloria, click here. If you have questions, please contact Director of Music Sam Grace.
St. John's Oratorio Chorus and Orchestra performed Handel's Messiah in its annual concert for the twenty-ninth year! Performances are open to all at no cost—a freewill offering will be taken to defray production expenses. Performance time is approximately 2.5 hours (including intermission) with a cookie reception to follow. Doors open one hour prior to each performance. Parking is available in the St. John’s lot and on the street surrounding the church at 4842 Nicollet Avenue. Free childcare is available during Sunday’s performance.
MUSIC SERIES: Bach and Rameau St. John’s Music Series and our worship team is excited to present Bach and Rameau, a morning of baroque music with period-style instruments featuring Seulgee Lee Nelson on harpsichord, SungAe Song, traverso (baroque flute), and Julie Elhard, viola da gamba. The trio will present a preview of their recital during worship on September 30. A brief recital will follow fellowship hour“Bach” up in the sanctuary at 11:45. All ages welcome!
In May 2018 SCHUBERT in Love - Mass No. 1 in F Major, D. 105 was performed by St. John's Oratorio Chorus, professional orchestra and soloists. The performance was a great success. Thank you to everyone who planned, performed, attended, served, and contributed.