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Ad Astra Music Festival presents; Martyrs at Rest

Date: July 8, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Venue: St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church - 415 South Windsor Street, Russell, KS 67665
Sponsor: Russell Arts Council

The Event:

Martyrs at Rest is the second concert of the Ad Astra Music Festival under the direction of Alex Underwood featuring the the Ad Astra Chamber Choir. This entirely acappella program tells the story of four historical martyr figures and shares their joys, tragedies, sorrow, and a peaceful moving forward. The lives of a Civil War soldier, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther King Jr, and Matthew Shepard will be explored through the music of Orlando di Lasso, J.S. Bach, Leonard Bernstein, and even U2. A new work by Michael Davidson commissioned by the Russell Arts Council will be premiere Tickets can be purchased at the Russell Chamber Commerce or at the door. $10.
For more information contact Erin Renard
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