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Orange County (CA) Women's Chorus presents "You Can't Sing That!"

Location: California, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
Voicing: Women
"Banned books set to music" is the theme of the OC Women's Chorus's final concerts of the 2008-09 season. All the texts and authors featured on the program have been banned or challenged over the years, but they're some of the most beautiful and intelligent words we've ever sung (and completely kid-friendly!). The OCWC, one of the top community choruses in the Southland, is partnering with Latitude 33 Bookshop for these performances, which will include a post-concert reception and book sale.
 
Saturday, May 30, 7:00 p.m.
Newport Harbor Lutheran Church, 798 Dover Drive, Newport Beach, CA
 
Sunday, May 31, 3:00 p.m.
St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 428 Park Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA
 
Tickets $15, $12 with student ID
Call (949) 451-8590 or visit www.ocwomenschorus.org for tickets or more information!
 
Program:
 
Norman Dello Joio / A Jubilant Song (adapted from Walt Whitman)
Eric Whitacre / She Weeps Over Rahoon (James Joyce)
Linda Tutas Haugen / Sunshine and Cloudless Sky (Anne Frank)
Sergei Prokofiev / Sunlight Streaming & There is Nothing Comparable (Anna Akhmatova)
Henri DuParc / L'Invitation au voyage (Charles Baudelaire)
Brian Holmes / The Mermaid (Madeleine L'Engle)---SoCal premiere
Robert Young / How Sweet the Moonlight (William Shakespeare)
Quincy Jones et al. / Miss Celie's Blues (adapted from Alice Walker)
Irving Fine / Three Choral Settings from Alice in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Rosephanye Powell / Still I Rise (inspsired by Maya Angelou)
 
We'd be thrilled to have some Choralnetters in attendance!
 
Best,
Eliza Rubenstein
OCWC Artistic Director
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