In Honor of Memorial Day

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In Honor of Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate those who served our country with a FREE concert at the Cathedral Basilica!
Led by Choral Director Carmen Flórez-Mansi, this evening of uplifting music includes On This Day by Charles Strouse, arranged by Mac Huff, featuring The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus; Orpheus Singing for Oboe and String Quartet by Virko Baley with principal oboist soloist Elaine Heltman and The Santa Fe Symphony String Quartet; Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Christopher Willibald Gluck’s renowned opera, Orfeo ed Euridicearranged by Mike Magatagan for String Quartet and Flute; Lux Aeterna by Morten Lauridsen featuring The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus and Chamber Ensemble; and God Bless America by Irving Berlin, arranged by Keith Christopher, featuring the full Santa Fe Symphony Chorus. Doors open at 6:15 PM.
 
ADMISSION IS FREE! NO TICKETS ARE REQUIRED. 
 
 
The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus
Carmen Flórez-Mansi, Choral Director
Paul J. Roth, Collaborative Piano
The Santa Fe Symphony Chamber Ensemble

Laura Chang, Violin I
Nicolle Maniaci, Principal Violin II
Kimberly Fredenburgh, Principal Viola
Dana Winograd, Principal Cello
Kathy Olszowka, Double Bass
Jesse Tatum, Principal Flute
Elaine Heltman, Principal Oboe
Lori Lovato, Principal Clarinet
Stefanie Przbylska, Principal Bassoon
Jeffrey Rogers, Principal Horn 
Katelyn Benedict, Horn
Dave Tall, Bass Trombone

 
 

PROGRAM

 
CHARLES STROUSE
 
On This Day (Arranged by Mac Huff)
 
The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus
The Santa Fe Symphony Chamber Ensemble
 
VIRKO BALEY
 
Orpheus Singing for Oboe and String Quartet
 
Elaine Heltman, Principal Oboe
 

Laura Chang, Violin I
Nicolle Maniaci,
Principal Violin II
Kimberly Fredenburgh,
Principal Viola
Dana Winograd,
Principal Cello

 

     Recitative
     Aria
 
 
CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK

From Orpheo ed Euridice, written for string quartet and flute; arranged by Mike Magatagan
 
The Santa Fe Symphony String Sextet
Laura Chang, Violin I
Nicolle Maniaci,
Principal Violin II
Kimberly Fredenburgh,
Principal Viola
Dana Winograd,
Principal Cello
Kathy Olszowka,
Double Bass
Jesse Tatum, Principal Flute

 

 

Minuet
Dance of the Blessed Spirits
 
 
MORTEN LAURIDSEN
 
Lux Aeterna
 
 
The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus
The Santa Fe Symphony Chamber Ensemble
 
     Introitus
     In te, domine, speravi
     O nata lux
     Veni, sancte spiritus
     Agnus dei
 
 
 
IRVING BERLIN
 
God Bless America (arranged by Keith Christopher)
 
The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus
The Santa Fe Symphony Chamber Ensemble
 
 
 
Concert Sponsor-In-Part
 
KOMIS ENTERPRISES, LLC
 
 
With additional support from 
 
THE CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI
 
 


Details

Date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Time:
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
131 Cathedral Pl.
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Carmen Flórez-Mansi

Carmen Flórez-Mansi, a native of New Mexico, currently serves as the Pastoral Associate for Music at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Since 1989, she has performed as a vocal artist, choral conductor, vocal instructor and liturgy specialist throughout the Southwest, including solo appearances with the Santa Fe Desert Chorale and The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. Carmen is also the Director of the St. Michael’s High School Choral Arts Society, which she founded in 2014.

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The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus

Experience exciting repertoire from the Renaissance to the 21st century, under the direction of Choral Director, Carmen Flórez Mansi, and Principal Conductor, Guillermo Figueroa. Our 80+ member Symphony Chorus presents professional-quality orchestral and choral concerts, as well as education and outreach programs for adults and school children. Performing a regular subscription series at the 790-seat Lensic, Santa Fe's Performing Arts Center, The Santa Fe Symphony & Chorus is a community-focused

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