Public invited to season’s final Evensong at St. Luke’s in Monrovia

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church to host its final Evensong followed by a wine and cheese reception. –Courtesy photo/ St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

The choir of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Monrovia will present its final Evensong of the 2017-2018 choir season on Sunday, May 20, at 4 p.m. at the church, located on 122 South California Avenue at Foothill Boulevard in Monrovia.

Evensong for Pentecost will feature Felix Mendelssohn’s Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis featuring soloists Caitlin Stave, Trisha Rivera, Eric Werner, and David Conley. The most popular work by composer Randall Thompson, Alleluia, will also be performed. Composed in 1940 for the director of the Tanglewood Festival, it still regularly opens the event. The Rev. Neil Tadken will be the officiant and cantor.

A freewill offering will be taken. Guests are invited to a wine and cheese reception in Guild Hall following the performance.

May 14, 2018

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