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Te Deum announces 12th season

Te Deum is thrilled to announce our 12th season. We have great anticipation for the year ahead and are committed to offering concert experiences that inspire the listener and foster community. Our October concert “Be a Blessing” features the prize-winning talents of pianist Sora Park, and pairs biblical teachings with secular/humanist values to promote unity…. Read more »

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Be a Blessing

October 19 and 20, 2019

The Beatitudes, seven verses from the Book of Matthew, are repeatedly quoted to speak truth and offer hope to Christians. These verses not only resonate with Christian followers, but their truths resonate universally: be kind, work for peace, stand up for what is right, be humble.

Peace and Joy

December 8 and 9, 2019

Following up on Te Deum’s highly successful Christmas concert in 2018, we are returning with an equally exciting and engaging version of our now annual “Peace and Joy”. This season’s concerts will of course focus on two of the season’s most important themes, music of peace and joy, but we will also give special attention to local Kansas City Composers.

A Spanish Lament – Antiqua Series

March 1, 2020

The Lamentations of Jeremiah, somber lessons delivered in the final days of Holy Week, have been set to music by numerous composers over the past centuries, but few resonate with the intensity of the 16th-century Spaniard, Thomás Luis de Victoria.

Divine

April 26 and 27, 2020

Ethereal and powerful works of Russian, Greek, and American Orthodox composers will be presented, showcasing the beauty and depth of their spirituality.

Divine Experiences

Music encourages you to discover the holy found all around. When we sing secular pieces, or music without reference to God, it can be a platform for finding the sacred inherent in this world. When sacred texts are set to secular music, they express the sense of holiness listeners find in the music. Consider two… Read more »

Close-up of Te Deum choir

A Concert Beneficiary: Jewish Vocational Service

Te Deum had the honor of offering our 2017 performance of Bach’s St. John Passion for free to our community, and with a concert offering taken for Jewish Vocational Services. Currently, there are more than 20 million refugees worldwide, and global humanitarian need is at an all-time high. Only 1% of all refugees are resettled… Read more »

Te Deum Chamber Choir singing

Light the World

Former director of choral activities at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, Dr. Robert Bode, was commissioned to write a poem in honor of Te Deum’s 10th season. Professor of Composition at the University of Kansas, Ingrid Stolzel, was commissioned to set this meaningful text to music. Listen to the performance HERE. Light the… Read more »