Tuesday, March 21, 2006

The Beatitude Mass helping the poor in spirit

A World Premiere

The Beatitude Mass
by Henry Mollicone
(Full Orchestral Version)

Friday, March 31, 2006, 8pm
Saturday, April 1, 2006, 8pm

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph

with the Mission Chamber Orchestra
Nancy Wait Kromm, Soprano
Paul Murray, Bass
including works by Brahms, Barber, and de Lassus

Tickets: $10 each
or 408-995-3318

This new work is based upon Latin prayers from the mass, interjected with English texts composed by William Luce, based upon interviews with residents of homeless shelters.

This concert is presented as a fundraising event to benefit the homeless of Santa Clara County. Donations to this cause are encouraged. An exhibition of artwork at the Cathedral by Lynden Keith Johnson and area students will be offered as incentives to donors. Please make donation checks payable to "San Jose Cathedral Foundation."

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