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The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, joined by members of St. Michael’s choir, presented a glorious performance of Handel’s Messiah on December 11. The concert was sold out two weeks prior and the church was absolutely full of music-lovers, and many appreciative first-time visitors.
The music writer for the Waterbury Rep-Am said:
“The concert brought the orchestra to [...]
“Behold the marvelous art of Archimedes; I allude to the Hydraulic Organ, so many parts, so many joints, so many sound conduits, so much tonal effect, so many combinations, so many pipes, and all at one touch.” – Tertullian (ca 155-230 Church leader and prolific author during the early years of Christianity.
When Diane Damerau built [...]
Truly, the singers of St. Michael’s are making quite a joyful noise this season. Besides our weekly rehearsals preparing for Sunday services, we have many extra-liturgical events on our schedule. For St. Michael’s Fete and Faire, we presented “Songs of Creation,” a program celebrating animals and the goodness of creation. From Renaissance to contemporary, from [...]