May 6 “Sanctuary Space” Performance of the Stabat Mater

On May 6 at 3pm BCO will present a performance of Pergolesi’s 1736 masterpiece Stabat Mater, featuring Fumi Tagata, soprano, and Jose Luis Munoz, counter-tenor, and Laura Ouimette, organist sponsored by Bellevue first Congregational Church as part of its Sanctuary Space: Timeless Music & Progressive Thought program

The Sound Singers Japanese Choir, under the direction of Chris Vincent, will perform several representative pieces as well as a collaborative performance of Mozart’s Laudate Dominum with Ballard Civic Orchestra, conducted by Mr. Vincent.  Sound Singers Japanese Choir, established in 2009, is comprised of individuals with an interest in Japan and who are dedicated to the mission of “Building Friendship Through Music!” Their music seeks to celebrate the culture of Japan as well as other cultures while deepening understanding and appreciation for diversity and connection with people from all nations.

The concert will be free to the public and will take place at First Congregational Church in Bellevue. (11061 NE 2nd Street)  Event parking is available and free. Doors open at 2:30pm. The building is accessible and hearing assistance is available.

Organist, soloists, and conductors with BCO and Sound Singers at May 5 performance of “Stabat Mater” photo by Diana Cruz