SUU Choral Ensemble: an Evening of Choral Masterpieces

Published: October 18, 2010 | Read Time: 1 minutes

Extracting from the rich mosaic of music literature, the SUU Department of Music choral ensembles present an evening of vocal masterworks in “Choral Collage.”

“Choral Collage” will feature performances from SUU’s Music Department vocal ensembles Les Chanson, Concert Choir and OPUS. Under the direction of Jackie Riddle-Jackson, Les Chansons, SUU’s all women’s ensemble, will present works from women’s choral literature, including Laudate Dominum by W.A. Mozart, arranged by Music Department Chair, Keith Bradshaw, with featured special guest artists and SUU alumni, soprano Terri Metcal Petersen and pianist Tereas Redd.

SUU’s largest choral ensemble, Concert Choir, under the direction of Sara Guttenberg, will present a collection of works which include settings of well-known English Madrigals and two settings of Bogoroditse Devo, raduisya by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Arvo Pärt. The University’s featured chamber ensemble, OPUS, under the direction of Keith Bradshaw, will present various choral works including three contrasting settings from the Book of Psalms, and the exciting spiritual, Witness, arranged by Jack Halloran.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 22, at The Heritage Center Theater in Cedar City, Utah. General admission adult tickets are $6, $4 for SUU Faculty and Staff, $3 for students and children and SUU students attend free with a valid student ID.

Join the three outstanding choral ensembles from SUU’s Department of Music for an evening of choral masterpieces. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800.

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