Kontras Quartet: Seven Last Words of Christ

Kontras QuartetThis Holy Week program features a performance of Haydn’s sacred masterpiece featuring the Kontras Quartet from a concert in Hickory, NC in April of 2012. The music was augmented by messages from distinguished area clergy about each of the final utterances attributed to Christ in the Bible. Then from a memorial concert in November of 2012 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Columbia, SC the choir, soloists and orchestra, under the direction of cantor Thomas J. White, perform Fauré’s stirring sacred work.



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Billboard and introduction to Hadyn’s The Seven Last Words of Christ – Lauren Rico


FRANZ JOSEPH HADYN – The Seven Last Words of Christ

Kontras Quartet

Fr. Gabriel Carvajal-Salazar of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Rev. Whit Malone of First Presbyterian Church, Rev. David Roberts of Morningstar First Baptist Church, Rev. Rick Schilling of First United Methodist Church, Dr. Bob Thompson of Corinth Reformed Church, Dr. William Trexler of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Dr. Andrew Weisner—campus pastor of Lenoir-Rhyne University, and Rev. Karla Woggon of the Episcopal Church or the Ascension

Break and Introduction to Gabriel Faure's Requiem - Lauren Rico & Mike McKay



The Ebenezer Chancel Choir

The Ebenezer Festival Orchestra

Haleigh Marcolini – soprano, Cody Jones – bass, Christopher Jacobson – organist, Rhett Barnwell – harpist

Thomas J. White, conductor

End of Show - Lauren Rico & Mike McKay