UCR Choral Concert
UCR Chamber Singers, conducted by Ruth Charloff
UCR Choral Society, conducted by G. Edward Bruner
Featuring Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb and Festival Te Deum, Holst’s Hymns of the Rig Veda, Weill’s Kiddush, American spirituals by Copland, Parker, and Dawson, and contemporary psalm settings.
December 1, Thursday, 8:00 pm
ARTS Building Performance Lab, ARTS 166
Tickets: (951) 827-4331
Admission: $10 General, $8 Students and Seniors, $6 Children 12 and younger
Parking: $5.00 in Lot 1 (No fee with UC permit)
Information: (951) 827-3245
RIVERSIDE, CA – The University of California, Riverside, Department of Music Chamber Singers and Choral Society present unexpected varieties of religious expression, from Benjamin Britten’s exuberant Rejoice in the Lamb and Festival Te Deum to Holst’s English explorations of ancient Sanskrit texts from Rig Veda. Included are arrangements of American and African-American hymns and spirituals by Alice Parker, William Dawson and Aaron Copland, the Jewish prayer Kiddush as set by Kurt Weill, contemporary psalm settings in Hebrew and English by Robert Starer, Eddie Rubeiz and Joel Phillips, and Rumi’s text There are Hundreds of Ways to Kneel and Kiss the Ground. Special guest artists include pianist and organist Abe Fabella, violist Frances Moore, and vocalists Samela Beasom, Mark Beasom, Mary Ella Van Voorhis, and Sean McDermott. Ruth Charloff and G. Edward Bruner conduct.
Fine Arts Ticket Office: 951.827.4331 located at the University Theatre north of Lot 6.
Open Monday – Friday, 10am – 3pm.
Arts Building Ticket Office: Open one hour before performances in the Performance Lab, ARTS 166
Ticketmaster: 213.480.3232, 714.740.2000, www.ticketmaster.com