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|September 17, 2013 01:07 PM EDT||
CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CHICAGO CHAMBER CHOIR ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 CONCERT SEASON
Chicago, Ill., September 16, 2013 . . . The Chicago Chamber Choir (www.ChicagoChamberChoir.org) announces its 18th season. A highly-skilled choral ensemble of approximately 40 singers, Chicago Chamber Choir presents three concert programs during is 2013-2014 season. Artistic Director, Timm Adams, who has led the organization since 2000, will lead the group as it performs:
- Nocturne: Music of the Night
- An Old-Fashioned American Christmas
- Where The Wild Songs Are
Each program will be performed at multiple locations throughout the Chicago-area.
Season subscriptions and individual tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.ChicagoChamberChoir.org. Season subscriptions are $60. Individual advance tickets are $20. Same day tickets may be purchased at the door for $25. Students with a valid student ID may purchase tickets for $10. A discount is available for groups of 10 or more.
Nocturne: Music of the Night
In celebration of the fall season, the Chicago Chamber Choir presents and evening of night music, featuring strings, and voices in haunting harmony. The Choir will take its audience on a journey through the veil of night, from dusk to dawn. The program features three of Brahams' exquisite "Evening Songs," with cinematic "Dark Night of the Soul" by Olga Gjeilo, the haunting "Nox Aurumque" by Eric Whitacre, as well as Morton Laundsen's evocative "Nocturnes," including "Sure on the Shining Night." This luxurious music will soothe the audience's senses as the Choir explores the darkness of the Fall season.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., Unity Lutheran Church, 1212 Balmoral Ave., Chicago, Illinois.
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1509 Ridge Ave., Evanston, Illinois.
An Old-Fashioned American Christmas
In December, Chicago Chamber Choir returns home for "An Old-Fashioned American Christmas," the fifth installment of our Christmas Around the World series. This joyous and inspiring program will feature three generations of Burt family carols and stories. Rarely performed treasures by the Rev. Bates Burt, the popular Alfred Burt Carols, and newer music by Abbie Betinis, Alfred Burt's great-niece, will create a living Christmas card for the whole family. Beloved American carols and spirituals will round out the festive holiday offering, including, "Caroling, Caroling," "Some Children See Him," "Go, Tell It On The Mountain," "Deck the Halls," "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," and more.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., St. Matthias Church, 2310 W. Ainslie St., Chicago, Illinois.
Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 3:00 p.m., St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 2335 N. Orchard St., Chicago, Illinois.
Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 3:00 p.m., Our Lady Of The Brook Church, 3700 Dundee Rd., Northbrook, Illinois.
Where the Wild Songs Are
For Spring, the Chicago Chamber Choir takes a humorous and slightly zany look at the animal kingdom! Benjamin Britten's "Rejoice In The Lamb," Eric Whitacre's "Animal Crackers," and Ivor Davies' "Prayers From The Ark," will create a framework for this entertaining program about all creatures great and small. Collaborating for the first time with Pro Musica Youth Chorus, conducted by Carling FitzSimmons, Chicago Chamber Choir's spring program is certain to entertain and amuse the entire family!
Sunday, March 30, 2013 at 3:00 p.m., Our Lady Of The Brook Church, 3700 Dundee Rd., Northbrook, Illinois.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Illinois.
Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., Augustana Chapel, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1100 E. 55th St., Chicago, Illinois
ABOUT THE CHICAGO CHAMBER CHOIR
The Chicago Chamber Choir is a group of approximately 40 highly-skilled, a cappella singers who perform seasonal concerts for the public as well as private, corporate, charitable and educational programs throughout the Midwest. In its 18th season, Chicago Chamber Choir has a broad repertoire of musical selections, from classical to contemporary. They are led, for the 13th year by Artistic Director, Timm Adams.
The Chicago Chamber Choir is available for hire to help celebrate weddings and other special events. Anyone interested in using the services of the Chicago Chamber Choir should contact Chicago Chamber Choir General Manager, Kayleigh Dudevoir at 617-201-2607 or via email at CCCSings@gmail.com.
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