A Member of Firebird Arts Alliance
J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion stands as one of the greatest musical and spiritual expressions of all time. Its dramatic, almost operatic, portrayal of Christ’s last days forms the backdrop for profound music of grace, love, and truth in the face of violent persecution and injustice.
VOX presents a staged performance on April 1, in collaboration with Opera Carolina, directed and choreographed by Baroque opera and dance specialist Paige Whitley-Bauguess.
DAVID TANG, CONDUCTOR
PAIGE WHITLEY-BAUGUESS, STAGE DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER
David Vanderwal, Evangelist
Eric Jordan, Christ
Carl DuPont, Pilate
Margaret Carpenter Haigh, soprano
Martha Bartz, alto
Glenn Siebert, tenor
Neal Sharpe, bass
NORTH CAROLINA BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
WINGATE UNIVERSITY CHAMBER SINGERS
Tickets available here.
April 2 - Concert version
Christina Pier, soprano
Carl DuPont, baritone
Firebird Arts Sinfonia
Chamber Singers of Centenary
Chancel Choir of Sharon Presbyterian Church
In honor of U.S. armed forces veterans, VOX is joined by full orchestra, guest choirs, and vocal soloists in an inspiring and uplifting performance of patriotic favorites, including The Battle Hymn of the Republic,America the Beautiful, and a rousing medley of service songs. Featured is Ralph Vaughan Williams’ profound Dona Nobis Pacem, accompanied by dramatic 3-D Civil War photography (3-D glasses provided). Note: Due to the graphic nature of some of the photography, this program may not be suitable for young children.
The Rick Bean Quartet
Dawn Anthony, vocalist
Hear the world premiere of Jazz Mass by Rick Bean and James Kevin Gray as well as standards like All The Things You Are as played by the Rick Bean Quartet and VOX performing a cappella classics like A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square as well as contemporary a cappella songs like The Real Group's Pass Me the Jazz.
April 1 - Staged
PASS ME THE JAZZ
A festive musical extravaganza of vocal choirs, winds, and brass. Featuring VOX and Carolinas Wind Orchestra performing cherished holiday favorites, including Leroy Anderson's classic medley, A Christmas Festival.
Members of Carolinas Wind Orchestra
Members of Opera Carolina Chorus
Monty Bennett, organ
Josh Barbour, piano
VOX presents its annual Christmas Lessons & Carols service, broadcast live by Charlotte’s classical radio station, WDAV. This year features beautiful new arrangements of favorite carols, joyous music for brass, organ, and choir, and audience sing-alongs.
VOX joins the Singers of Centenary in this solemn and uplifting event featuring music by Bob Chilcott - his Requiem and settings of Walk Softly and An Irish Blessing.
As part of Opera Carolina’s ART POETRY MUSIC series, VOX joins choruses and soloists in a musical extravaganza celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.