Christ the King to host 5th Annual Concert Series

Updated: May 15

Santa Rosa Beach––Christ the King Episcopal Church is excited kick off its 5th concert season beginning in October. Conductor Dr. David Ott will present a series of four concerts through February 2020. 

“There is no finer place to experience the joys of classical music up close and personal than in the acoustical perfection of Christ the King,” Ott said. “We are proud to host these free events for the community.”

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019 - Moller-Fraticello Guitar DuoConcerts at Christ the King opens its fifth season with the stunning Moller-Fraticelli Guitar Duo. This dynamic twosome won first prize in the Concert Arts Competition Foundation of America in 2010. This led to a world-wide tour that brought rave reviews. Moller and Fraticello come from global backgrounds, and have been hailed as “the unique fusion of Swedish perfection and the Argentinian passion.”

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 -  Handel's “Messiah”Handel's most famous work, “Messiah” was premiered in Dublin, Ireland to a widely enthusiastic audience in 1742. A year later, King George rose to his feet at the singing of “Hallelujah.” Soloists, chorus and orchestra will come together under the direction of Christ the King's director of music, Dr. David Ott on the first day of Advent. You won't want to miss this special holiday favorite.

Sunday, Feb. 2,  2020 - David Ott and FriendsEnjoy an afternoon of chamber music featuring the best musicians in Northwest Florida. Christ the King Episcopal Church, with its exquisite beauty and magnificent acoustics, is the perfect setting for music of a more intimate nature.

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 - Beethoven's 4th SymphonyBeethoven's 4th Symphony is a work of boundless energy and excitement with surges and restless underpinnings that mark this demanding piece of work. There is not a better place to experience its power than up close and personal at Christ the King. This concert, under the direction of David Ott, will draw an audience that will fill the sanctuary. Attendees are urged to arrive early. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m., and concerts will begin at 3 p.m. All concerts at Christ the King are free of charge and open to the public thanks to the generous support from patrons and church offerings.

Christ the King Episcopal Church is located at 480 North County Highway 393 in Santa Rosa Beach. For more information, call 850-267-3332.

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