When: Sun., June 3, 7 p.m. 2018
Lux: The Dawn From On High The Church Choir of Richmond’s First Baptist Church will present Dan Forrest’s LUX: The Dawn from On High accompanied by chamber orchestra. This is the Virginia premiere of Forrest’s newest work. The 5-movement work follows in the footsteps of his other major works, Requiem for the Living (2013) and Jubilate Deo (2016). This masterwork encompasses ancient chant, shimmering light, unconditional love, heavenly joy and deep peace in its setting of five texts about Light in darkness. Soloists for LUX are Tiffany Talley and Brent Miller. One Accord, the auditioned choral ensemble of the church presents music by Courtney, Rollo Dilworth and Felix Mendelssohn to open the concert. Dr. Philip Mitchell, Associate Pastor for Christian Worship at First Baptist conducts both choirs. This free concert begins at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 3 in the Sanctuary at the corner of Monument and The Boulevard in Richmond.