Hillyer Community Chorus Spectrum: Mozart to Randall Thompson


Choral Music Review by Paul D. Williams, May 17, 2015

CVNC:  An Online Arts Journal in North Carolina

Quick now, what composer comes to mind when you hear the expression, "Missa Solemnis?" If you came up with anyone in addition to Beethoven, then you really know your liturgical music. Or perhaps you were simply in attendance for the latest presentation by the Hillyer Community Chorus in the grand old downtown Hillyer Memorial Christian Church. There, the church's own Bill Rashleigh led the chorus with orchestra and soloists in Mozart's Mass in C minor (K. 139), one of several non-Beethoven works sometimes referred to as Missa Solemnis. In so doing, the musicians solemnized a bright spring Sunday afternoon.

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Hillyer Community Chorus Location:

Hillyer Memorial Christian Church

718 Hillsborough Street (at St. Mary's), Raleigh, NC 27603


Chorus sponsored by Hillyer Memorial Christian Church, 718 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27603, 919-832-7112.  

Copyright 2016  Hillyer Memorial Christian Church,  Community Chorus, 718 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC 27603   919-832-7112.



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