Haydn's "Seven Last Words of Our Savior on the Cross" at Shadyside Pres. Church on Good Friday, April 18 (Pittsburgh)
Date: April 11, 2014
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Choir type: Choirs with Religious Affiliation
Evening of Music and Readings at Shadyside Presbyterian Church features Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Our Savior on the Cross
Shadyside Presbyterian Church presents an Evening of Music and Readings on Good Friday, April 18, at 7:00 p.m. The service features portions of composer Franz Joseph Haydn’s setting of The Seven Last Words of Our Savior on the Cross, presented by the church’s Chancel Choir and string quintet, under the direction of conductor Mark A. Anderson, Director of Music Ministry.
Shadyside Presbyterian Church welcomes the community to hear selections of Haydn’s oratorio. On Good Friday evening at Shadyside, choral movements will be interspersed with readings, homilies, and periods of silence to allow for individual contemplation.
Worship is free and open to the public; no tickets are necessary to attend. Free on-street parking is available surrounding the church. Additional information about Holy Week at Shadyside Presbyterian Church may be found by visiting www.shadysidepres.org/holy-week. For information about the church’s Music in a Great Space concert series, call 412.682.4300, or visit www.shadysidepres.org.
Shadyside Presbyterian Church is centrally located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s university district, just a few blocks away from the campuses of the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. The church is situated on the corner of Amberson Avenue and Westminster Place, only one block off Fifth Avenue.