Highlander Concert Series
Established in 1975, the Highlander Concert Series of Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, uniquely contributes to the cultural life of the community in glorifying God and exercising the creative gifts of music through vocal and instrumental performance. We look forward to seeing you for this 2017–2018 spectacular season.
BACH CANTATAS WITH THE HIGHLAND PARK CHORALE
Friday, Nov. 10, at 7 pm. Highland Park Pres Sanctuary. Our professional chamber choir performs three beloved cantatas by sacred music’s greatest composer to commemorate the Protestant Reformation, and look forward to Advent. Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott – (A Mighty Fortress is our God), Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme – (“Awake” call the voices of the watchmen), Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland – (Now come, Savior of the heathen)
HANDEL’S MESSIAH WITH THE CHANCEL CHOIR
Friday, Dec. 8, at 7 pm. Highland Park Pres Sanctuary. The Chancel Choir and Orchestra offers a highlight to the holiday season with a performance of Handel’s Messiah. The complete version plays like an exciting theater piece, with scenes, acts, and narratives that tie together the prophecy, birth, earthly ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. All of the text is quotation from various books of the Bible without commentary, offering a fascinating experience of the power of Scripture.
CHRISTMAS WITH THE HIGHLAND PARK CHORALE
Friday, Dec. 15, at 7 pm. Highland Park Pres Sanctuary. The Highland Park Chorale and Orchestra performs delightful offerings for the holiday season. Francis Poulenc's Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël and Johann Sebastian Bach's Magnificat.
DALLAS CHORAL FESTIVAL
Sunday, Jan. 14, at 3 pm. Moody Performance Hall. Presenting great sacred music at the highest artistic level, the third Dallas Choral Festival features a 100-voice professional chorus and orchestra. Francis Poulenc's Stabat Mater, Herbert Howells' Hymnus Paradisi
GOOD FRIDAY WORSHIP
Friday, March 30, at 12 pm. Highland Park Pres Sanctuary. The Chancel Choir and Orchestra commemorate the final moments of Jesus’ life through music with Michael John Trotta's Seven Last Words
Transcendence with the Highland Park Chorale
Friday, May 11, at 7 pm. Highland Park Pres Sanctuary. Morten Lauridsen's Lux Aeterna and Ola Gjeilo's Sunrise Mass have become worldwide phenomenona for their evocative ways of creating an atmosphere connecting the listener with the eternal.
ORGAN RECITAL WITH MARTIN JEAN
Tuesday, May 15, at 7:30 pm. Highland Park Pres Sanctuary. The Highlander Concert Series co-sponsors this organ recital with the Dallas Chapter of the American Guild of Organists’ Robert T. Anderson Recital Series. Martin Jean is within the highest ranks of the world's concert organists and is recognized widely as a brilliant, warmly communicative artist whose playing exhibits “visceral intensity, expressive eloquence, and exquisite elegance”.
become a season patron
The Highlander Concert Series is funded entirely through the generosity of our patrons and audiences who come from all around the metroplex. Become a patron today and join us in our mission to bring great music and musicians to our community. A variety of giving levels are tailored to suit every budget and contributions are tax-deductible. Click below to donate or complete the patron form and return it to the church.
$5000 and Above