The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota, in its sixth season, will present its spring concerts at 7:30 p.m. April 10 at First Lutheran Church in Aitkin and 2:30 p.m. April 13 at Heritage Assembly of God Church in Baxter.
Tickets are $8 for adults and seniors and free for students 18 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at the door and in advance at the Dispatch and Aitkin Independent Age and from Chorale members.
Receptions will be held after both concerts.
The concert, "All Rutter," will feature two works by composer John Rutter, "Requiem" and "Feel the Spirit." Sarah Aamot-Lundin will conduct.
Sarah Aamot-Lundin will conduct the Legacy Chorale concerts in April.
"Requiem," a 40-minute work, will be accompanied by a seven-piece orchestra. Instrumentalists will include Carol Harrison (harp), Jenny Gunsbury (flute), DeeDee Harkin (oboe), Pat Anderson (glockenspiel), Dane Andersen (timpani), Bria Hollister (cello) and the Chorale's accompanist, Laura Raedeke (organ).
"Feel the Spirit" includes seven popular spirituals arranged into a 30-minute song cycle: "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho," "Steal Away," "I Got a Robe," "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child," "Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit," "Deep River" and "When the Saints Go Marching In."
In both works, several Chorale members will perform solos.
The Chorale includes 61 singers from 15 Brainerd lakes area communities.
For more information, call Chorale manager Bob Nelson at 820-6034 or (888) 899-6034 or e-mail email@example.com. The Chorale's Web site is www.legacychorale.org.
The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota, in its sixth year, will perform two Brainerd lakes area shows in April.
Collective Unconscious to perform 'Pet Sounds'
LITTLE FALLS - St. Cloud band Collective Unconscious will perform the songs from the Beach Boys' 1966 breakthrough album "Pet Sounds" at 7 p.m. Friday at Little Falls High School's Martin Auditorium.
In advance, tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $10 for students. At the door, tickets are $24 for adults, $22 for seniors and $14 for students. Advance tickets are available from the Great River Arts Center and Bookin' It in Little Falls.
The band will be joined by an orchestra of more than 20 area musicians recreating what Rolling Stone called the second-greatest recording in rock 'n' roll history.
'Men with Pipes' to be staged in Staples
STAPLES - The Staples Area Men's Chorus will team up with three college men's choirs and a pipe organ for "Men with Pipes" at 3 p.m. April 6 at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples.
Tickets, priced at $10 for adults and $5 for students, are available from the Centennial Auditorium box office at (218) 894-5416 or (800) 213-6877.
The guest choirs are from St. Cloud State University, Bemidji State University and Minnesota State University, Moorhead.
The massed choir will perform music by Franz Schubert, Dale Wood and Ralph Vaughn Williams and "Eternal Father, Strong to Save" by J. B. Dykes. The choirs will also perform separately, with programs including a folk songs, gospel tunes, sea chanteys and classical pieces.
The concert will include solo pieces for pipe organ, often referred to as the King of Instruments. It is a complex instrument capable of producing many different timbres and imitating other instruments.
The groups will also perform at 7:30 p.m. April 5 at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Moorhead.
The time for the Legacy Chorale's "Pasta, Pipes and Pedals" fundraiser was listed incorrectly on Page 4E March 20. The event will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd.
The Dispatch regrets the error.
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