Holy Cross’ Chamber Orchestra, College Choir, and Chamber Singers Present “Classics”

March 7th, 2014 by 


The College Choir performs in St. Joseph Chapel. Image by John Buckingham

For the first time in recent history, the College of the Holy Cross’ Chamber Orchestra, College Choir, and Chamber Singers will perform together on Wednesday, March 12 at 8 p.m. in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. The performance’s program, “Classics,”  will include works by Mozart, Brahms, and Gershwin, and performances by special guests from Beaver Country Day School Concert Chorus. The concert is free, open to the public, and handicap-accessible.

“About five years ago, there was one Chamber Singers concert accompanied by the Chamber Orchestra in Brooks Concert Hall, conducted by Brooks Scholar Gregory Geehern ‘06,” says Eric Culver, director of the chamber orchestra and a lecturer in the music department, who has been at the College since 1998. “This is the first time, however, that we have shared a concert in the Chapel, with both music directors sharing the program.”

In the music world, “classics” has become a catch-all term for European composers, performers, and audiences. This concert aims to provoke thoughts about what the word “classical” means to the performers and their audience, exploring the roles of today’s American musicians in popular music. Through their performance, the Holy Cross choirs and orchestra will share this world of “classical” musical with the audience, and bring the history of the music to life.

For additional information please call the Holy Cross music department at (508) 793-3503.

For additional information, please contact Bridget Cass at 508-793-2419.

| More
Tags

Comments are closed.

Sort By:
or
12/18/14 College Community Joins Together to Listen, Learn, Converse in Solidarity
12/17/14 El Español en Camino (Taking Spanish on the Road)
12/17/14 Video, Photo Gallery: Christmastime at Holy Cross is a Sight to See
12/17/14 ‘Pakistan School Attack: The Symbolism Is Unmistakable’
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Video, Photo Gallery: Christmastime at Holy Cross is a Sight to See

Watch Video >
See video
Video: What is CreateLab?

Watch Video >
See video
Student Video Profile: Oswaldo Subillaga ’16

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

12/22/2014

'Get Fit with the Crusaders Day'

See More >
12/30/2014

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Yale University

See More >
12/31/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Boston University

See More >
01/02/2015

Men's Ice Hockey vs. United States Air Force Academy

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

12/17/14

‘Pakistan School Attack: The Symbolism Is Unmistakable’

In his debut piece for WBUR’s Cognoscenti, Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, writes about the symbolism in the...

11/19/14

‘Remembering The Jesuits Whose Murders Brought An End To Salvadoran Civil War’

WBUR

WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, reported from San Salvador, El Salvador, during the commemoration of six Jesuit priests murdered by the Salvadoran army 25 years ago in the...

11/14/14

‘Astrophysicist Tyson sells spirit of science: Cosmos superstar shines at HC’

WBUR | Telegram & Gazette | Worcester News Tonight

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson lectures to a packed house at the College of the Holy Cross last night, where more than 2500 people were in attendance.  The talk, titled...