CROSBY - The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota, now in its eighth season, is busy preparing for its fall concert series, which opens with a performance at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Crosby-Ironton High School Auditorium in Crosby.
The concert will feature a special appearance by the C-I High School Concert Choir and Chamber Singers (under the direction of Wayne Ellingsen), who have been invited to sing two numbers with the Chorale as part of The Legacy Chorale High School Outreach Concert Program.
Two more performances of the series are scheduled for Nov. 14 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in White Bear Lake and Nov. 15, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Baxter. Admission for the Crosby and Baxter concerts is $10 for adults and seniors and students age 18 and younger are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door at each concert; at the Brainerd Dispatch; Bethany Bookstore in Baxter; or by calling Bill Satre, Legacy Chorale manager, at (218) 820-4558 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
The repertoire for the Legacy's Fall Concert Series, entitled International Choirbook, is comprised of three sets of choral masterpieces from around the globe: "Ave Verum Corpus" (England), "Psalm 96" (Netherlands), "Our Father" (Russia), "Arirang" (Korea), "Erev Shel Shoshanim" (Israel), "O Sifuni Mungu" (South Africa), "Waltzing Matilda" (Australia), "Salmo 150" (Venezuela), "Chester" (USA), "All My Trails" (Bahamian Spiritual), "Bonny Portmore" (Scotland), and several others. Many of the numbers will be sung in different languages, including Latin, German, French, Hebrew, Korean and Swahili.
The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota is a non-profit organization. The group's mission is to ensure the legacy of excellence in choral music in the greater Minnesota area while enriching, inspiring and renewing the communities in which we live. Currently there are 68 singers in the Legacy Chorale representing 15 greater Minnesota communities.
For further information about the Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota contact Satre or visit their Web site at www.legacychorale.org.
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