Frostburg State University’s Chamber Choir and University Chorale will present their annual Spring Choral Concert on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU’s Performing Arts Center. The concert will be conducted by Dr. Karen Soderberg and accompanied by pianists Sean and Debbie Beachy. Tickets are $5 for general admission, $3 for students, and children 16 and younger are admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door.
The University Chorale’s performance includes Maurice Durufle’s “Requiem,” featuring Jessica Knouse, mezzo soprano. They will conclude with Norman Luboff’s “All My Trials” and Charles Albert Tindley’s “The Storm Is Passing Over,” arranged by Maryland composer Barbara W. Baker.
The Chamber Choir performance includes “Ecco Mormorar L’Onde” by Claudio Monteverdi; the Korean Folksong “Arirang,” arranged by Chen Yi, featuring tenor Lane Conklin; the beautiful New Zealand Maori lullaby “Hine e Hine,” arranged by David Hamilton; and the lush eight-part arrangement of the American folk song “Shenandoah,” arranged by James Erb.
Further selections include “Nox Arumque” by Eric Whitacre; “The Curse Upon Iron” by Estonian composer Veljo Tormis for 16-part chorus and shaman drum, featuring tenor Christopher Delgado and bass David Kincaid; and the gorgeous “Amor De Mi Alma” (You Are the Love of My Soul) by Z. Randall Stroupe. The program will conclude with “The Battle of Jericho” by Moses Hogan.
For more information, contact the FSU Department of Music at 301-687-4109.
Situated in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one of the 12 institutions of the University System of Maryland. FSU is a comprehensive, residential regional university and serves as an educational and cultural center for Western Maryland. For more information, visit www.frostburg.edu or facebook.com/frostburgstateuniversity.
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