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Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra to Give Palm Sunday Concert at the Cathedral

Posted on March 29, 2023 in: Events

Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra to Give Palm Sunday Concert at the Cathedral

On Sunday, April 2 (Palm Sunday) at 7:30pm, the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich, CT.

Join us for this free, open to public concert at the Cathedral of St. Patrick,  213 Broadway, Norwich.
Concert Program:
Double Concerto for Oboe, Violin and Strings in C minor, JS Bach
Laudate Dominum from Vesperae solennes de Confessore, WA Mozart
Movements from Requiem, Op. 48, G Faure
Ave Verum Corpus, WA Mozart
Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus
Daniel McDavitt, Director
Jūratė Švedaitė, Soprano
Stephan Tieszen, Violin
Erik Andrusyak, Oboe


The evening will begin with Johann Sebastian Bach’s Double Concerto for Oboe, Violin and Strings in C minor, BWV 1060. This work will feature ECSO’s newly appointed principal oboist and Coast Guard Band co-principal, Erik Andruskyak. Joining him will be beloved ECSO concertmaster and frequent soloist, Stephan Tieszen.

Following this work is and Laudate dominum, K. 339, sung by local star soprano, Jūratė Švedaitė. Švedaitė, a graduate of the Lithuanian Academy of Music who teaches at Connecticut College, will also sing during one of the movements presented from Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, Op. 48 will then unite the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus and the orchestra, under the direction of the ECSC’s new Music Director, Dr. Daniel McDavitt.

Known for its peaceful and hopeful nature, the Fauré Requiem remains among the best-loved classical pieces from one of the most influential French composers. Closing out the concert is Mozart’s Ave verum corpus, K. 618, a gorgeously reflective choral work.

Goodwill donations collected at the event will benefit the ECSO and the St. Vincent de Paul Place in Norwich, CT.

Sign up for a free ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/palm-sunday-concert-2023-tickets-559644079507 


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