Lobet den Herrn: German Music for Quire

Under the direction of guest conductor Scott Metcalfe, Quire Cleveland returns to the Cathedral of St. John, site of our celebrated début concert. In this program, Quire explores the rich heritage of German choral music, from sacred songs and polyphony by Renaissance masters, to thrilling baroque works by Schütz, Pachelbel, and Bach.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at 7:30 pm
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
East Ninth Street & Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio

This concert is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Free parking is available in the Cathedral Garage on the SE corner of Rockwell Avenue and East Ninth Street. For more information, call 216-771-6666, ext. 5510, or email gheislman@dioceseofcleveland.org.

Scott Metcalfe is a conductor and violinist whose career has taken him all over North America and Europe. He is the music director of Blue Heron, a vocal ensemble based in Boston which specializes in music between 1400 and 1600 and has been acclaimed by the Boston Globe as “one of the Boston music community’s indispensables.” He has recently been appointed Music Director of Early Music America’s first Young Performers Festival, to be held in conjunction with the Boston Early Music Festival in June 2011. Metcalfe is also a member of Cleveland’s Les Délices (directed by Quire Cleveland’s own Debra Nagy) and a participant in Montreal’s early music scene, working with Arion, Montreal Baroque, Les Voix Baroques, and other groups.