LB Camerata Singers to perform works of Bernstein as well as those of young composers
October 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Culture, music
The Long Beach Camerata Singers, a 40-year-old performing-arts organization that presents classical, contemporary, and original choral music, will perform on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 5:30pm at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 607 E. 3rd St.
BLAST! Bernstien, Pipes, and Percussion will bring the Camerata Singers, under artistic director Rob Istad, together with the Cal State Fullerton Percussion Ensemble, renowned virtuoso organist Jung-A Lee and harpist Ellie Choate to perform new works by young composers Tarik O’Regan and Jonathan Dove, as well as contemporary classical music composer Nico Muhly.
The group will be joined by the Manhattan Beach Middle School chorus, conducted by Heather Gold.
The concert will conclude with a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms”– a work whose themes contrast spiritual austerity with impulsive rhythms.
The Camerata Singers will also perform Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7pm at Riviera United Methodist Church, 375 Palos Verdes Blvd. in Redondo Beach.
Order tickets at longbeachcameratasingers.org or by calling (562) 522-1045. Follow the choir on Facebook at facebook.com/ CamerataSingers.