2019-2020 Vesper Concert Series

Thalea String Quartet

Formed in 2014, the Thalea String Quartet is dedicated to bringing timeless music to audiences from all walks of life. They are devoted to building a new and diverse audience for chamber music through innovative programming and community engagement

Sunday, September 22, 2019
5:00 p.m.

 

Music for all Saints: Requiem by bob chilcott

Join us for this solemn yet uplifting work by British composer Bob Chilcott, one of the six original members of The King’s Singers. The FUMC Chancel Choir, soprano and tenor soloists, and chamber orchestra present this divine music for All Saints Day.

Sunday, November 3, 2019
5:00 PM

 

christmas with VOCES8

VOCES8 is described as “impeccable in its quality of tone and balance” by Gramophone. This British vocal ensemble will present an exciting Christmas program for its Lubbock debut, adding a new spin to traditional favorites.

Sunday, December 8, 2019
5:00 PM

 

New Organ Dedication Concert

This dedication concert for our sanctuary’s long-awaited new organ, Letourneau Opus 135, is performed by FUMC’s former guest artists and organists, who return to Lubbock for a reunion among Texans and Friends of Music. 

Sunday, February 16, 2020
5:00 p.m.

 

Quey Percussion Duo

To establish a distinct musical voice, Quey “Kway” Percussion Duo highlights their unique combination of classical training with keen experience and interest in global and popular music over a wide spectrum of musical aesthetics. 

Sunday, March 29, 2020
5:00 p.m.

 

GOD SHED HIS GRACE ON THEE:
AN Patriotic FESTIVAL

FUMC combined choirs and the Westwinds Brass Band will present this annual favorite concert to honor America and to salute its military veterans. Wave the flag, wear red, white and blue, and stay afterward for hot dogs and ice cream.

Thursday, July 2, 2019
6:30 p.m.

 

 2019-2020 Vesper Concert Series has concluded:

 

 


ABOUT THE VESPER CONCERT SERIES

For more than 30 years, the Vesper Concert Series has presented the finest musicians from around the world and from our own community.  Performers have included Chanticleer, the Choir of Clare College–Cambridge, Gerre Hancock, the Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, The Kings Singers, John Rutter, John Scott, the Choir of St. Thomas Church–New York City, Frederick Swann, the Vienna Boys Choir, Sir David Willcocks, and the Tallis Scholars. 

All events in our Vesper Concert Series are offered with free admission, as a ministry to the people of Lubbock and the South Plains.  

The Vesper Concert Series is made possible by the contributions of the FUMC FRIENDS OF MUSIC.  We invite you to join the Friends of Music, and we are grateful for financial gifts of any amount.  

To become a Friend of Music, contact FUMC Music Office: (806) 763-0781 or hmeaders@fumc.com.