The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Entertainment & Events

May 6, 2011

RiverChor spring concert is May 15

CLINTON — RiverChor’s annual spring concert will be 2 p.m. May 15 at Zion Lutheran Church, 439 Third Ave. South.  

The concert’s theme, “Brass, Brahms, Barbershop and Broadway,” reflects some of the repertoire the choir will perform. The choir will open the concert from the balcony with three numbers, including one of Johannes Brahms’s most famous motets, “Create in Me A Clean Heart, O God.” The other two works are Randall Thompson’s “Alleluia” and an anthem by American composer Horatio Parker entitled “The Lord is My Light.”

The choir will then present a set of pieces for choir and brass ensembles including, “Psalm 100” by Heinrich Schutz; “Jubilate Deo” by Michael Fink; “Anthem of Peace” by Mack Wilberg; and an arrangement of the hymn tune “O God Our Help in Ages Past.”

“It’s always a treat to perform choral music with instruments accompanying,” Rob Engelson, RiverChor conductor, said “and we have many talented musicians in the area whom we can draw on for such repertoire.”

Following intermission, the women will sing an arrangement by Kirby Shaw of “Where is Love?” from “Oliver!” The men will then perform “I Love that Old Barbershop Style.” The choir will then come together again for a medley of waltz tunes from Richard Rogers musicals entitled “Do I Hear a Waltz?” The concert will conclude with two spirituals and Normal Luboff’s “American Medley.”

“There’s a little something for everyone on this concert,” Engelson said, “and we hope to have a good crowd to help celebrate the completion of our seventh year of operation.”

The concert is free and open to the public. Free-will offering plates will be placed in the sanctuary to help defray costs for the concert.

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