Arts on the Square is a series of visual and musical arts presented by local, national, and international artists and performers in a preeminent performance venue, historic Market Square Church.
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The choirs of Grace Church, Market Square Presbyterian Church, and Pine Street Presbyterian Church will join with pianist Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman and a 25-piece orchestra in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven on Saturday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m. in Pine Street Church, 310 N. Third Street.
Admission is FREE.
German composer and pianist Beethoven was born in 1770. Among his most famous works are nine symphonies, five piano concertos, a violin concerto, 16 string quartets, 32 piano sonatas, an opera, oratorios, and masses. From among these, Moorman-Stahlman and the orchestra will play the famous Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, popularly known as the “Emperor Concerto,” written between 1809 and 1811 and the last of the composer’s piano concertos. The choirs will join to sing the Mass in C in five movements, composed in 1807 for soloists, choir, and orchestra. Soloists are Margaret Taylor Woods, soprano; Susannah “Susey” Woodruff, mezzo-soprano; Timothy Lupia, tenor; and Jordan R. Markham, baritone.
The concert will close with the 70-voice choir singing the famous “Hallelujah” from the oratorio “Mount of Olives,” which premiered in 1803. Tyler A. Canonico, Minister of Music and Organist at Market Square Church will conduct.
Free parking is available in the South Street Garage. For more information, call Tyler Canonico at (717) 257-1270
ext. 18 or email him at
Due to the Coronavirus, this concert has been postponed.