St. Matthew Passion - J.S. Bach
Good Friday April 2, 2010

4:00pm Part I     -     7:15pm Part II

19 Church Street
Cortland, NY
(former United Community Church)

With Professional Orchestra and Soloists

The Arts at Grace and SUNY Cortland’s Department of Performing Arts present the complete St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach performed in English by:

The Choral Union, The Arts at Grace Chorus, Children’s Chorus, and Orchestra
Evangelist: Kirk Dougherty, tenor
Jesus: Steven Stull, baritone
Lianne Coble, soprano
Jennifer Kay, mezzo soprano
David Parks, tenor
David Neal, bass
Stephen B. Wilson, conductor

Marion Giambattista, conductor Chorus II
Ann Finamore, conductor Children's Chorus

Call 607-753-3073 for further information

Admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted at the door.

Map of some venues in Cortland, including 19 Church St.


A light dinner will be available for $8.00 during intermission at Grace Episcopal Church, about 2 blocks away from 19 Church Street.

There will be 3 soups: vegetable, corn chowder, lentil.
Bread, tossed salad,
beverages: coffee, soft drinks, tea and cookies.

Call 607-753-3073 from 9-3 M-F or email Arts.at.Grace@gmail.com for reservations or more information.

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Press Release: Veterans of the Choral Union embrace a major musical challenge.

Press Release: Three conductors and three choirs are needed to bring about a concert...

Press Release: Summary

Press Release: March 23 & 24, Dr. William Cowdery to give talks on the St. Matthew Passion.

The Arts at Grace is a community outreach effort of Grace Episcopal Church assisted by many donors from the greater Cortland community. Major contributors for this event include the Ralph R. Wilkins Foundation, the NY State Council on the Arts Decentralization Grant Program, the Cultural Resources Council and the SUNY Cortland Department of Performing Arts.


*Graphic at top of page: Ecce Homo by Antonio Ciseri (~1880)

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