The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Hear My Prayer: Choral & Orchestral Music of Felix Mendelssohn

St. James's Episcopal Church, West Hartford
St James's Episcopal Church
1018 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford CT 06107

The Chancel Choir of St James’s Episcopal Church continues its annual concert series with a presentation of music by Felix Mendelssohn on Saturday, March 9, 2019, 7:00pm. The Choir is joined by members of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra; Vaughn Mauren, Organist and Choirmaster at St James’s, will conduct. The program includes a selection of choral music, including motets and the anthem “Hear My Prayer,” which includes the well-known “Oh, for the Wings of a Dove.” Orchestral selections include the String Symphony No. 1 in C Major and the “Canzonetta” from the String Quartet Opus 12. The program concludes with choral-orchestral excerpts from Mendelssohn’s grand oratorio Elijah. The event is part of a new music series, Concerts at St James’s, recently established at St James’s Episcopal Church. No tickets are required; admission is free. Free parking is available on surrounding streets, with accessible parking in the church lot. The church is fully accessible.