Bicentennial concert June 11

Published Jun 2, 2018 at 4:00pm

UTICA — The Historic Old St. John’s Church at 240 Bleeker Street will host a concert on Monday, June 11, at 6 p.m.

Under the direction of organist Angela Bonomo Nassar, the music chosen will span several centuries from Gregorian Chant to “A Gift of Peace and Joy” written by local composer Dr. Louis Angelini.

The Hallelujah Chorus from Beethoven’s “Mount of Olives”, “Amazing Grace”, and St. John’s signature song, “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”, among others, will also be performed. 

The concert will last 45 minutes, and admission is free to the public.

The concert is part of a series of events celebrating Old St. John’s bicentennial anniversary. Other events are to include a golf tournament on June 21 at Twin Ponds, a tour of the church on July 9, and a parish bazaar on Sept. 8 and 9.

For more information regarding the concert or other bicentennial events at the parish, call 315-797-4038.