Hear UK Chorale Prepare for Carnegie Hall


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UK Chorale performs “O nata lux” by Morten Lauridsen on their 2013 European tour. 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 19, 2016) — The Bluegrass is invited to join the University of Kentucky Chorale for an afternoon of choral song this Sunday. The UK Chorale will perform 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, during the First United Methodist Church in downtown Lexington. The unison is giveaway and open to a public.

The UK Chorale, destined by Jefferson Johnson, UK School of Music executive of Choral Activities, and partner destined by Elizabeth L. Wilson, will be behaving song they are scheming for their outing to New York City, where they will title a unison during Carnegie Hall. The module will embody works from a far-reaching operation of time durations and styles, including good famous works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach and Johannes Brahms, and several contemporary pieces.

The premier churned choral garb during a university, UK Chorale consists mostly of upperclassmen and connoisseur students. While a infancy of singers are song majors, there are a series of other educational disciplines represented within a ensemble. The 40-voice organisation prides itself in behaving a far-reaching accumulation of choral novel from Renaissance to 21st century. Recently, a UK Chorale has achieved Mozart’s “Requiem” with a UK Symphony Orchestra and a live measure to Stanley Kubrick’s iconic film, “2001: A Space Odyssey.” The UK Chorale was a initial dilettante carol in a universe to perform a severe Kubrick film measure in a entirety.

UK Chorale has perceived several informal and inhabitant awards and recognition. Most recently, a garb perceived an invitation to perform during a American Choral Directors Association Convention with a Chattanooga Symphony in Mar 2015. The organisation has toured Italy (St. Marks Cathedral); Switzerland; France (Cathedral of Notre Dame, Chartres Cathedral, American Cathedral in Paris and La Madeleine Church); Washington, D.C. (Kennedy Center); a Bahamas (private opening in a Presidential Palace); and New York City (Carnegie Hall in 2001).

For some-more information on this unison or a UK Chorale, hit Joseph Wrightson, 

administrative partner for UK Choirs, during joseph.wrightson@g.uky.edu.

The UK School of Music at UK College of Fine Arts has garnered a inhabitant repute for high-caliber preparation in opera, choral and instrumental song performance, as good as song education, composition, and speculation and song history.


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