David Hughey, the baritone singer in the Tony awardee Broadway Musical, Porgy and Bess , will be at Lake Avenue Church as the guest artist during the 110-voice Sanctuary Choir Winter Choral Concert on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at 7p.m.
Besides David Hughey’s solo part in the choir’s hymns and spirituals, he also will be performing his solo works from Porgy and Bess and some selections from Westside Story.
Under the baton of Dr. John Sutton, a music professor at Azusa Pacific University (APU) and the conductor of Angeles Master’s Chorale; the concert will also be heightened with the instruments of Kevin Kumar, a violin virtuoso who also has appeared as soloist with the LA Philharmonic and an active concertmaster of the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra touring throughout major European cultural centers; and Jonathan Thomson, a cello professor at APU, who also has performed in England , Italy, Poland, and other European countries. Ms. Grace Chung, who at the age of 16 was awarded to perform Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the Southern California Young Artist Symphony and also has performed in Europe; and Dr. Duane Funderburk, LAC’s Music Director, who have performed internationally with the Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, and Lithuania’s Panevezys Chamber Orchestra, will be the pianists.
Admission is free and reserved seating is available. Doors will be opened at 6:30 p.m.
To obtain more information and tickets for reserved seats, please call 626-817-4832.
Lake Avenue Church is at 393 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena, California, just off the 210 freeway and across Lake Avenue Gold Line Station.