Musica Sacra: Leonardo Leo and traditional Christmas CarolsSt. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
Friday, December 5, 2014 @ 7 p.m.
Musica Sacra presents a regional premiere of a marvelous setting of the Magnificat, the canticle of Mary, by Neapolitan composer Leonardo Leo. Famous for his operas, Leo also wrote a significant body of sacred works for the Real Cappella di Napoli, the royal chapel. Traditional carols welcome the festive season.
St. Francis Xavier Church is located at 52nd and Troost Avenue, west of Rockhurst University. Music Director Timothy McDonald will present Live Program Notes at 6:15 p.m. For tickets ($18 adults, $12 students and senior citizens), call the Central Ticket Office: 816-235-6222, visit www.rockhurst.edu/mstickets or purchase at the performance.
Calendars: Cultural, Musica Sacra