Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time: 8 PM
Location: Chester Fritz Auditorium 3475 University Ave. - Grand Forks, ND 58202 Cost: Adult: $27; Student: $22; Child: $17
The Grand Forks Community Chorale presents Franz Joseph Haydn's Creation on April 26, 2014 at 8:00 pm, under the baton of Artistic Director Dr. Joshua Bronfman. This choral masterwork will combine the talents of Grand Forks newest choir, the Grand Forks Community Chorale, with UND's Concert Choir, Varsity Bards, and Allegro Women's Choir, as well as players from the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra. The performance is sponsored by the Grand Forks Master Chorale and the UND Department of Music.
Haydn's Creation is an oratorio that tells the biblical story of creation, as written in the book of Genesis and Milton's Paradise Lost. It is the first work that was set in both in both German and English. Since it's sold out premiere in 1798, the Creation has been one of the most performed masterworks of all time. The prelude, The Representation of Chaos is one of the most famous overtures in all of classical music. Scored for soprano, tenor and bass soloists, plus chorus and orchestra, Haydn's Creation is a thrilling music event that you won't want to miss.
This performance marks the first for the newly formed Grand Forks Community Chorale. The GFCC one of two choirs is in the Grand Forks Master Chorale Organization. To become a singer with the Grand Forks Community Chorale, go to GF Master Chorale and register to sing.
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Thursday, May 29, 2014
Time: 7 PM
Location: Chester Fritz Auditorium 3475 University Ave. - Grand Forks, ND 58202 Cost: $87/$77/$67/$57
Beloved Irish crooner, and star of 13 PBS national TV specials, Daniel O’Donnell comes to the Chester Fritz Auditorium May 29, 2014 for one performance only at 7 pm. Exuding the same passion and unique sense of humor that has fascinated audiences for years, O’Donnell sings, dances and charms his way into viewers’ hearts with a mix of country, pop hits and fan favorites.
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