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Mission Echos: The Music of the California Missions Revived

  • San Gabriel Mission 428 S. Mission Dr. San Gabriel, CA 91776 (map)

Join Chorus Angelum and the California Mission Sinfonia under the direction of Steven Ottomanyi for an evening of sacred music from colonial California. Hear for the first time since the Mission Era (1769-1850) the music of the California Missions performed with the instrumentation and voicing used by the original performers. This repertoire is the earliest polyphonic and orchestral music performed in the territory of the modern United States. The concert features Chorus Angelorum, a professional choir, and the California Mission Sinfonia, a Classical-era Mexican orchestra. Admission is free. Don’t miss this historic event!


6:00PM Introductory lecture

6:30PM Seating begins

7:00PM Performance (with brief intermission)

8:30PM Reception with light refreshments