Thursday August 28, 2014




Mixed chorus performs Friday

Comments

A week that has already seen a huge variety of live music will conclude May 4 with a choral performance from the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus.

The UAMC is on its 68th annual Spring Tour and is organizing this yearís tour as a tribute to the late conductor Richard S. Eaton, who lived from 1914 to 1968. Eaton directed the choir from 1947 to 1967, making this tour the 45th anniversary of Eatonís final tour and the 65th since he became the director. Under Eatonís leadership, the UAMC toured extensively, especially to small Alberta communities.

Eatonís also had a great influence on the music performed by the choir. Every concert performed since he left the choir in 1967 has included music that he introduced to the UAMC repertoire.

Accordingly, the concert will feature a variety of music representative of Eatonís taste in choral music.

With motets from Pelstrina and SchŁtz, Ralph Vaughan Williamsís ďThree French-Canadian Folk Songs,Ē as well as Schubertís Marche Militaire, Lery Andersonís Buglerís Holiday, the theme from Pirates of the Caribbean and the Hallelujah Chorus from Handelís Messiah, the concert is sure to have music for all musical interests.

The choir will be accompanied by the U of A Faculty of Education Handbell Ringers, who have performed the UAMC since the group was founded in 1988

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Territorial Drive Alliance Church, and tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors.


Comments

Comments


NOTE: To post a comment in the new commenting system you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, OpenID. You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The The Battlefords News-Optimist welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Quick Vote

Survey results are meant for general information only, and are not based on recognised statistical methods.


Markets





LOG IN



Lost your password?