2009-2010 Concert Season
Please use the Order Tickets link, above, for tickets to the full season. Individual concert tickets for the 2009-2010 season will go on sale in the fall.
Rachmaninoff: Vespers (All-Night Vigil), op. 37
Sun., Oct. 25, 2009 – 3:00 p.m. Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN
Thurs., Oct. 29, 2009 – 7:30 p.m. Lord of Life Church, Ramsey, MN
Sun., Nov. 1, 2009 – 2:00 p.m. Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, St. Paul, MN
The Singers open the 2009-2010 season with performances of Rachmaninoff’s monumental Vespers. From soaring soprano lines to the dramatic bass writing, this work has come to represent the finest of Russian choral literature.
What Sweeter Music: Christmas with The Singers
Sat., Dec. 5, 2009 – 7:30 p.m. St. Olaf Catholic Church, Minneapolis, MN
Sun., Dec. 6, 2009 – 3:00 p.m. Lord of Life Church, Ramsey, MN
Sat., Dec. 12, 2009 – 7:00 p.m. Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN
Sun., Dec. 13, 2009 – 2:00 p.m. Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, St. Paul, MN
Honoring Stephen Paulus’s 60th birthday, the program will include favorite Christmas works by our good friend and collaborator.
Morten Lauridsen Festival & Residency (download pdf brochure)
Lux Aeterna & Sacred Works
Thurs., Feb. 4, 2010 – 8:00 p.m. Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, MN
Education Collaboration – NO TICKETS REMAINING
Fri., Feb. 5, 2010 – 7:30 p.m. Ted Mann Concert Hall, Minneapolis, MN
Mid-Winter Songs & Secular Works
Sat., Feb. 6, 2010 – 8:00 p.m. Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, St. Paul, MN
World-renowned composer Morten Lauridsen will join the The Singers for a three-day celebration of his contributions to the choral art. The Singers welcome collaborations with the Cathedral Choir of the Basilica of St. Mary and some of Minnesota’s finest high school choirs.
A Lover’s Journey: Sacred & Earthly Delights
Thurs., March 18, 2010 – 7:30 p.m. Lord of Life Church, Ramsey, MN
Sat., March 20, 2010 – 8:00 p.m. Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, St. Paul, MN
Sun., March 21, 2010 – 3:00 p.m. Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN
The season closes by celebrating the sacred and earthly facets of love. Libby Larsen composed her suite, A Lover’s Journey for the King’s Singers, and The Singers are delighted to present one of the first choral performances of the score. Devotional love is presented in Henryk Gorecki’s mystical Totus tuus, while earthly love is represented via madrigals of John Wilbye. A world premiere work by Joshua Shank is paired with works by Tarik O’Regan and Eric Barnum.
ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES: (not in subscription series)
Sat,. September 26, 2009:
Collaboration with the Great Northern Union Chorus
Sun,. October 18, 2009:
Bethlehem Lutheran Concert Series, Minneapolis