The Masterwork Chorus Presents "Rejoice in the Lamb"
Date: April 21, 2014
Location: New Jersey, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
The Masterwork Chorus presents Rejoice in the Lamb at 8:00 pm on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit. This performance marks the kickoff of the Chorus’s concert tour of Germany where they will share the stage with Frankfurt-based host choir, Caecilien Chor, singing in historic venues in Frankfurt, Heidelberg, and Wachenheim.
Conducted by Music Director Andrew Megill and Associate Director Sun Min Lee with award-winning organist Daniel Stipe, featured works include Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb, Vierne’s Messe Solennelle, Foss’s Behold! I Build An House, Dove’s Seek Him That Maketh The Seven Stars, and a variety of American and African-American spirituals. Solos will be performed by lead singers from the Chorus; Jocelyn Lieberfarb (soprano), Mary Pat Finucane (alto), Eric Schaefer (tenor) and Peter Tamburro, III (bass). Tickets are $30.
Visit us on line at www.masterwork.org to purchase tickets, “like” us on Facebook and Twitter, and enjoy segments of our rehearsals and performances, You can also learn more about our signature piece, Handel’s Messiah, as Maestro Megill explores the work in a series of videos addressing “just the facts”, a little eighteenth century soprano scandal, and the question “was Messiah the Jesus Christ Superstar of its time?”