Tennessee Chamber Chorus Concert Is Dec. 17

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

The Tennessee Chamber Chorus is a new professional chorus comprised of 18 musicians, based in Cleveland, drawing professional singers from the local area as well as Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, and West Virginia. 

This inaugural concert, When Old Becomes New: Christmas Through the Ages will feature Advent and Christmas music from the Medieval and Renaissance eras through the 21st century from Spain, England, France, Germany, Norway, Canada, the United States and Native America. 

The first half of the concert will include music from earlier periods, while the second half of the program will feature new music, some of which is inspired by and hearkens back to those earlier generations.

This concert will also feature new works by Tennessee Chameber Chorus composer-in-residence Susan LaBarr. Additionally, Ms. LeBarr is serving as Missouri composer laureate. This Christmas program will be lead by Cameron F. LaBarr, artistic director, and Loralee Songer, associate conductor. Mary Beth Wickes will accompany the chorus on organ.

The concert will be Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 320 Broad St. NW.

To purchase tickets, visit tennesseechamberchorus.org. Seating is limited. For further information, visit the website listed above or facebook.com/TennesseeChamberChorus.

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