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Chicago area -- Bach, Schubert, Kesselman

Location: Illinois, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
DuPage Chorale
Lee R. Kesselman, Music Director

Sunday, December 5, 2010        7:30 p.m., $16/14/6
Bach: Cantata #184, Erwünschtes Freudenlicht
Schubert: Mass in G
Kesselman: Measuring the Holy  (Midwest Premiere)
            Featuring ANIMA – Young Singers of Greater Chicago, Emily Ellsworth,
                        (formerly the Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus)
accompanied by the DuPage Chorale Orchestra
with soloists:
Dawn Holt Lauber, soprano
Gabriela Sevilla,alto
Christopher Lorimer, tenor
Evan Boyer, bass
Measuring the Holy was commissioned by  Cantare Con Vivo of Oakland, California, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its children’s choir program. It is written for adult mixed chorus, treble chorus, flute, percussion, piano and strings. The texts are from these poets: Kazuaki Tanahashi, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Ibn’ Arabi, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Li Bai, Wendell Berry, Wintu songs, and Mass fragments.

McAninch Arts Center, Mainstage
Fawell and Park Blvds., Glen Ellyn, IL
(630) 942 4000
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