Minneapolis Cathedral Choir presents Festival of Hymns and Readings
Saint Mary’s Cathedral choir.
Members of Saint Mary’s Cathedral Choir, Minneapolis, MN, presented a dynamic and dramatic Advent Festival of Hymns and Readings on Saturday evening, December 7, 2013.
“Titled ‘Prepare, O Bethlehem,’ the performance before a packed church drew upon hymns and texts from the feasts of the Annunciation through to the Nativity, focusing on the use of ‘special melodies’, as well as antiphonal dialogues from select Kontakia of Saint Romanos the Melodist,” said Father Andrew Morbey, Cathedral Dean. “This was the second such concert undertaken by the choir, under the direction of Deacon Gregory Ealy, and it has become a popular northeast Minneapolis event.”
A photo gallery of the Festival may be viewed here.