Sacred Music at Notre Dame
Cosmic Wonder: Sacred Music ND Chamber Orchestra
Thursday, March 21, 2024
with Kola Owolabi, harpsichord; Patrick Yim, violin; Amy Porter, flute; Cynthia Katsarelis, conductor; orchestra comprised of members of the South Bend Symphony.
The Sacred Music at Notre Dame Chamber Orchestra is a professional ensemble with a mission to engage sacredness in beauty and in community by presenting new, diverse, and traditional music, collaborating with creatives at Notre Dame and in our community, under the direction of Cynthia Katsarelis, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Conducting in the Sacred Music Program.
Program: Cosmic Wonder
Jesse Montgomery, Starburst
Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 for solo
Harpsichord, Violin, and Flute
Kola Owolabi, harpsichord; Patrick Yim, violin; Amy Porter, flute
Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 6, Le Matin (The Morning)
Cynthia Katsarelis, conductor
About the Performers:
Kola Owolabi is Professor of Organ at the University of Notre Dame and has had an active career as a solo recitalist, domestically and abroad.
Patrick Yim, Assistant Professor of Violin, has appeared as a concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber music. He has recently released two albums, New Waves with Albany Records.
Amy Porter, Professor of Flute at the University of Michigan. Winner of the 3rd Kobe International Flute Competition and the Paris/Ville d'Avray International Flute Competition, she has a versatile and distinguished career as a concert performer, recording artist, and teacher.
Cynthia Katsarelis, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Conducting in theÂ Sacred Music Program at NDÂ and Music Director of Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra,Â has conducted excellent professional, college, and youth orchestras.
For more information on the Sacred Music Program at Notre Dame click here.