VOICES Chorale: "Northern Lights" Concert
Event Date: May 20, 2011
Posted: April 30, 2011
Location: New Jersey, USA
With "Northern Lights," VOICES announces its season finale, performed in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania:
. Friday, May 20, 2011, at 8 pm: Pennington Prersbyterian Church, 13 South Main Street,
Pennington, NJ 08534
. Sunday, May 22, 2011, at 3 pm: Anchor Presbyterian Church, 980 Durham Rd. (Rte 413),
Wrightstown, PA 18940
The concert features music from the golden age of Scandinavian choral music, including Sibelius' "Finlandia," romantic music by Edvard Grieg and Hugo Alfven; "Saul," a contempopary composition by Egil Hovland; three choral ballads by Wilhelm Stenhammar; a folksong arranged by Swedish jazz musician Bengt Hallberg; and Ola Gjeilo's "Northern Lights," which premiered at the National Gallery in Washington D.C. in January 2008. The chamber group Sotto Voce will perform music by Neils Gade and Sven-Eric Johanson.
The 60 members of VOICES are conducted by Lyn Ransom, Music Director; Andrew Monath, Associate Conductor, and Segio Hernandez, conducting intern. Soprano Jenniger Brader solos, and Kathleen Connolly Milly plays piano and organ.
Gen. Adm. $20; Children 12 and under $10; Family Pass $45. Advance sale: $3 off each ticket. NJ Pass holders: 25% discount (NJ performance only). Tickets available online at www.VOICESChorale.org, by leaving a message at 609-637-9383, or at the door. Both venues are handicapped-accessible. For VOICES' newsletter: www.enewsarchive.com/VOICES.