With Heart and Voice: Remembering Richard Gladwell

With Heart and Voice: Remembering Richard Gladwell

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a special evensong in celebration of the life of the late Richard Gladwell.

Richard Gladwell, creator of WXXI’s nationally syndicated program With Heart and Voice, passed away five years ago, on October 15, 2009. His legacy lives on through his program, which continues to be heard on over 100 public radio stations across the country.

On Monday evening, November 3, choirs from around the Rochester Area will gather to present a special evensong to celebrate the life of Richard Gladwell and mark the fifth anniversary of his passing. The community is invited to join this celebration, which will include music by Charles Villiers Stanford, H. Balfour Gardiner, and Rochester composer Robert Poovey.

The special evening to honor the memory of Richard Gladwell Evensong begins at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 3 at Third Presbyterian Church, East Avenue at Meigs Street. It is open to the public at no charge.

For more information, please email radio@wxxi.org.

With Heart and Voice presents sacred music that spans the full range of Western classical music, from the Gothic period through the 21st century, with occasional surprises from the non-western tradition. The program is now hosted by Peter DuBois; it celebrates the seasons of the liturgical year and focuses on the richness and beauty of sacred music. With Heart and Voice began as a local Sunday morning program on WXXI-FM in 1975, and has been broadcast nationally since 1989.

Peter DuBois serves as Director of Music/Organist at Third Church in Rochester. In addition he is the Director of the Sacred Music Diploma Program at the Eastman School of Music. He brings over thirty years’ experience as a practicing church musician, choral conductor and concert organist to his work on With Heart and Voice. Peter holds degrees in organ performance from the Eastman School and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He maintains an active performing career, with recitals throughout the United States and abroad.

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