PSU Chamber Choir Benefit Concert: "A Smaller Drop in a Bigger Ocean"
May 18, 2014 4:00pm
St Stephen's Catholic Church
The Portland State Chamber Choir is very excited to be invited to compete in both the 31st International Choral Kathaumixw in Powell River, Canada this July and in the 46th Annual Tolosa Choral Contest in Tolosa, Spain this coming October: two of the oldest and most prestigious competitions in the world.Anyone who donates $100 or more will receive a copy of our new DVD Bravissimo by Brian Robertson, an Emmy Award Winning videographer who traveled with us to Italy and produced this disc which includes live concert footage of our winning performances at the Seghizzi Competition and a 30-minute documentary about the tour itself.
In preparation for these competitions, the Chamber Choir will present a BENEFIT CONCERT on at at St. Stephen's Catholic Church on SE 41st & Taylor, the finest acoustics for a choral concert in the Portland area. The program will include classical selections by Purcell and Bruckner, modern masterpieces by Barber and Esenvalds, as well as folksongs, spirituals, and world music. The Chamber Choir is honored to welcome guest conductor Carlos Kalmar of the Oregon Symphony who will lead the Chamber Choir in performances of Christus Factus Est by Anton Bruckner and the extremely challenging Wiigenlied by Per Norgard.
Tickets are available here and 100% of the proceeds go towards the tour:
Or interested parties can make a tax-free gift to support the tour directly:
https://cconn.foundation.pdx.edu/ccon/new_gift.do?action=newGift&giving_page_id=165&site=givingAnd you can read a review of the Chamber Choir's latest CD "A Drop in the Ocean" as well as an interview with the Chamber Choir's Conductor Ethan Sperry in Fanfare Magazine here:
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