A Mighty Fortress: Mendelssohn’s Reformation
Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
Featuring the King of Kings Lutheran Church’s King’s Choir, Brass Ensemble, and JuBELLation Handbell Choir.
Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1583 Radio Drive, Woodbury, MN
Admission to this concert is free. Free will offerings in support of the orchestra’s work in the community are always appreciated.
Corresponding with the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the centerpiece of A Mighty Fortress will be Felix Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony, performed by the orchestra and featuring the King of Kings Lutheran Church’s King’s Choir singing the chorale piece A Mighty Fortress is Our God. The concert will also feature EMSO’s new concertmaster, Joan Molloy, performing Antonio Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto in G minor and special performances by the King of Kings Lutheran Church’s King’s Choir, Brass Ensemble, and JuBELLation Handbell Choir. A meet-and- greet with orchestra members and refreshments will immediately follow the performance.
If you want to get familiar with the pieces we will perform, check out some of these recordings: