The Kyiv Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Presents ‘Hope for Ukraine’
October 15, 2023, 4:00pm
The ladies of the Kyiv Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will present a stirring performance consisting of a variety of music, including sacred classical masterpieces, Ukrainian folk songs in costume, and contemporary jazz works. Under the direction of Conductor Vika Konchakovskaya, The KSOC is part of Music Mission Kiev (MMK), which uses sacred music to spread and share the Gospel with Ukrainians. The fall Hope for Ukraine tour seeks to raise money for Ukranians in desperate need of care, including widows in search of humanitarian help and hope, orphans and children longing for care and connection, and displaced and wounded people in pursuit of shelter, and every penny raised during the collection will be donated directly to Music Mission Kiev. Please invite your friends, and prepare to give generously to this tremendously important cause.
The Alexandra Carlson Trio
November 12, 2023, 4:00pm
Back by popular demand, renown pianist Dr. Alexandra Carlson will be joined by Naples Philharmonic musicians Egor Antonenko (cello) and Askar Salimdjanov (violin).
The program will feature The Moorings’s 9-foot Fazioli piano in a presentation of works by Rachmoninoff, Debussy, and more.
Concert Organist Nathan Laube
December 10, 2023, 4:00pm
Internationally-renown organist Nathan Laube will put the mighty 4,400-pipe Sterritte Family Organ through its paces via a varied program that will appeal to all audience members.
Professor of Music at the famed Eastman School of Music, Laube holds a place among the world’s elite performers and pedagogues. His extensive international recital career takes him continually to major concert venues and festivals around the world, and we know he’ll bring the Moorings organ to life as never before.
The Borealis Wind Quintet
January 14, 2024, 4:00pm
Founded at the Juilliard School in 1977, the Grammy-nominated Borealis Wind Quintet has captivated audiences throughout the world by their exquisite programming featuring newly commissioned works, engaging collaborations, fanciful opera and pop arrangements, and the finest of the classics.
Praised by the New York Times, Washington Post and the Philadelphia Inquirer for their polished and elegant performances, we’re excited to welcome Borealis to The Moorings’ resonant sanctuary.
The Naples Philharmonic Chorus & The Moorings Choir Presents the Music of Dan Forrest
March 10, 2024, 4:00pm
Dr. Christopher Dekker and Jeremy Warner will direct the 100+ member combined choirs of Moorings Presbyterian Church and The Naples Philharmonic Chorus in a performance of the works of Dan Forrest and other composers. The singing will also be accompanied by organ and a professional orchestra.
Easter Worship with the Seraph Brass
March 31, 2024, 10:00am
A worship service celebrating the Resurrection will be led by the dynamic all-female ensemble, The Seraph Brass. Led by internationally-renown trumpet soloist, Mary Elizabeth Bowden, Seraph will participate in a celebratory 30-minute prelude, will participate in hymn concertatos with the mighty Sterritte family organ and hearty congregational singing, as well as an uplifting postlude.