First | Last: 20th Anniversary Concert

Seraphic Fire
Event date: 
27 Apr 2023 to 30 Apr 2023
Conductor / Keynote Speaker: 

To honor the conclusion of our 20th Anniversary season, Seraphic Fire celebrates with a program containing both the oldest and newest pieces in our repertoire. William Billing’s Invocation was the first work performed by Seraphic Fire, and the first line of this American hymn—“Majestic God, our Muse inspire, and fill us with Seraphic fire”—is the source for the ensemble’s name. Seraphic Fire will be joined by Ensemble Ibis for Shawn Crouch’s The Road From Hiroshima, the first piece of music commissioned and premiered by Seraphic Fire. Representing Seraphic Fire’s newest projects are three world premiere performances of works by Alvaro Bermudez, Sydney Guillaume, and Tawnie Olson. The ensemble’s first performance of Thomas Tallis’ massive 40-voice motet Spem in alium is the icing on the birthday cake of this celebration 20 years of glorious music.
Shawn Crouch: The Road from Hiroshima 
Sydney Guillaume: New Commission
Alvaro Bermudez: Danzas del Silencio* 
Tawnie Olson: Beloved of the Sky**
Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium
*Commissioned by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
**Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University

Join us for a Pre-Concert Conversation 1 hour before the concert!


Price: $65


Tickets Available at:

or call: 305.285.9060



Thu, Apr 27, 7:00pm | Naples

Vanderbilt Presbyterian
1225 Piper Blvd.
Naples, FL 34110


Fri, Apr 28, 8:00pm | Coral Gables (Little Flower)

Church of the Little Flower

2711 Indian Mound Tr.

Coral Gables, FL 33134


Sat, Apr 29, 7:30pm | Ft. Lauderdale

All Saints Episcopal
333 Tarpon Dr.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301


Sun, Apr 30, 4:00pm | Boca Raton
St. Gregory’s Episcopal
100 NE Mizner Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33432

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