The Choir of Saint James will begin the evening with Solemn Evensong.
The Choir of Saint James is made up of amateur and professional adult musicians from the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Under the direction of Organist and Choirmaster James Buonemani since 1995, the Choir of Saint James has been honored to serve three times as Westminster Abbey’s choir-in-residence. In 1997, the choir performed the music for the official Los Angeles Memorial to Princess Diana and in 2004, the choir was featured at the National Convention of the American Guild of Organists.
Joshua Stafford will take the stage at 6:00pm.
First-prize winner of the 2016 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition.
A graduate of the Curtis Institute and the Yale School of Music, Joshua Stafford is in demand as a recitalist, improviser, choral accompanist, and silent film accompanist, and has performed at many notable venues, including the Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia, Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center, Ocean Grove Auditorium in New Jersey, the Chautauqua Institution in New York, and Spivey Hall in Georgia.
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