Ad Astra Music Festival

Est. 2014 in Russell, Kansas

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  • St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church 415 S Windsor St Russell, KS, 67665 United States (map)

BYRD | Corpus Christi Propers
BRITTEN | The Evening Primrose | Ballad of Green Broom
BENNETT | A Good-Night
THEOFANIDIS | Messages to Myself III
SMILEY | Loud, My Soul (2017 Festival Commission)

The festival kicks off with a choral concert meditating on themes of transformation, change, and metamorphosis, including the world premiere of a commission from Moira Smiley featuring the Ad Astra Chamber Choir and Kansas bluegrass duo Scenic Roots. The commission is made possible by a grant from the Russell County Area Community Foundation and the Dane G. Hansen Foundation.

Earlier Event: July 1
High School Honor Choir Performance
Later Event: July 15
Jazz at the Barn