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2017 – 2018 Season
Chorale’s autumn concert, O magnum mysterium, explores iconic choral compositions of the past century, from the balanced serenity of Gabriel Fauré and epic vision of Gustav Mahler, to the glowing mysticism of Kurt Nystedt, the neo-romantic allure of Eriks Esenvalds and Morten Lauridsen, and the comforting familiarity of Stephen Paulus.
For our Palm Sunday concert, Chorale returns to W. A. Mozart’s unfinished masterpiece, the Requiem. Members of the Haymarket Opera Orchestra will accompany us in what promises to be a noteworthy commencement to Holy Week Observances. The balance of the program will feature a cappella works by Kurt Nystedt.
Chicago Chorale’s June concert is Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin’s masterpiece, The Sealed Angel, for unaccompanied chorus and oboe.
O Magnum Mysterium – November 17-18, 2017, 8:00 PM
Mozart – March 25, 2018, 3:00 PM
The Sealed Angel – June 9, 2018, 8:00 PM and June 10, 2018, 3:00 PM
“I hadn’t heard the Chicago Chorale in years and was reminded of what a first-rate chorus this group of 62 mixed voices is, and how superbly disciplined and deeply expressive are their performances.“ – John von Rhein, chicagotribune.com, November 24, 2015