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Artists Vocal Ensemble : Wise and Foolish Virgins - CONCERTS

Location: California, USA
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
Voicing: Mixed
 AVE Season Opener : Wise and Foolish Virgins
 
AVE starts its season with a concert contrasting the two main paradigms of the gospel parable about the Second Coming: Catholic Spain and
Protestant Germany both viewed this story with passion and engagement. In the Renaissance, Spain concentrated on Latin motets while Germany
adapted the story to vernacular accounts of the "Watchman."  
 
A recently discovered Mass setting by the Spanish Renaissance composer, Alonso Lobo (1555 - 1617) will receive its U.S. premiere here.
 
Other Renaissance composers include Tallis, Josquin and Praetorius.  
 
Modern works include Peter Hallock's piece for men's voices and five celli, music of Hugo Distler, Mark Winges, and Ivo Antognini (American premiere of a piece written specifically for AVE)
 
AVE Singers for these concerts:
 
Sopranos: Tonia d'Amelio, Carol Kessler, Shauna Fallihee, Rita Lilly
Altos: Celeste Winant, Meghan Spyker, Jamie Apgar, Justin Montigne
Tenors: David Kurtenbach, Joe Sargent, Neal Rogers, Steven Ziegler
Basses: Daniel Pickens-Jones, Max Ziff, Rolfe Dauz, Jeff Philips
 
Jonathan Dimmock, Director  www.ArtistsVocal.org 
 
Venues and Dates
 
Friday, October 14, 8 pm: St. Ignatius Church, San Francisco
Saturday, October 15, 8 pm: Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland
Sunday, October 16, 5 pm: Mont La Salle Chapel, Napa
Tuesday, October 18, 7:30 pm: All Saints Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
Monday, October 24, 7:30 pm: Davis Community Church, Davis (with Davis Children's Chorale)
 
Ticket Information Ticket prices: $12, $15, $20, $28
 
Please visit Brown Paper Tickets to purchase tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/198181
 
Tickets are also available at the door.
 
 
 
AVE - Artists Vocal Ensemble - conductor: Jonathan Dimmock
 
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