THE SINGERS CELEBRATE CHORAL ICON DALE WARLAND WITH 90TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT, ALUMNI CHOIR, AND WORLD PREMIERE WORK IN HIS HONOR
SAINT PAUL—January 19, 2022—The Singers and Artistic Director Matthew Culloton present ‘Dale Warland at 90: A Legacy Celebration’ to honor choral icon Dale Warland’s impact on artists and the Twin Cities community at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis on Sunday, March 13 at 3 PM.
For 32 seasons, Dale Warland led his internationally acclaimed ensemble, the Dale Warland Singers, leaving an indelible mark on professional choral music making in this country. The organization commissioned 270 works and made 29 recordings while providing an artistic home for singers here in the Twin Cities. After disbanding the choir in 2004, he went on to conduct the SPCO Chorale, the Minnesota Beethoven Festival Chorale, and continued composing for choirs around the country. Read more
(St. Paul, MN) The Singers – Minnesota Choral Artists (“The Singers”) has enthusiastically appointed Janette Davis to the position of Executive Director.
Ms. Davis brings over two decades of arts and nonprofit leadership experience, having guided organizations through program growth, innovation, and strategic execution.
The season launches in October with Music in the Park, returning to live performances in both outdoor and indoor locations, followed by the beloved What Sweeter Music Christmas performances in December. 2022 brings two marquee concerts: Dale Warland at 90, a Legacy Celebration at Orchestra Hall March 13, honors the celebrated career of Minnesota’s choral icon on the eve of his 90th Birthday. The choir will perform some of Dale’s favorite works and share the world premiere of Changed By Beauty by Composer-in-Residence Timothy C. Takach set in the poetry of Brian Newhouse, himself an alum of the Dale Warland Singers. In May, the choir presents composer Craig Hella Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard.
THE SINGERS WILL PERFORM OUT AND INDOORS THIS WEEKEND!
SAT October 2 at 2pm,Minnehaha Falls Bandshell;
CANCELLED DUE WEATHER! SAT October 2 at 6pm, Centennial Lakes, Edina;
SUN October 3 at 3pm, House of Hope, St. Paul (indoors)
Enjoy Season 1 of The Singers’ Vault, hosted by Matthew Culloton and featuring live performances and interviews – lots of footage never heard before!
Members of The Singers organization share their favorite songs during the month of August.
As we’re spending so much time at home or away from concert halls, we’ll be sharing some playlists from our singers, board and staff members these coming weeks. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and you’ll get a notification whenever a new playlist is added. The first playlist comes from our newly-elected Board President Joe Osowski and you can find it HERE
8/11/2020 Listening Series # 2: Jessica Bandelin, alto
8/18/2020 Listening Series #3: Krin McMillen, soprano
8/24/2020 Listening Series #4: Eeva Savolainen, operations manager
We miss singing for you, so we are thrilled to share this listing of all of The Singers’ concert videos. We hope these videos are a helpful resource for you!
The Singers look forward to outstate educational collaborations teaming with hundreds of high school students and composer-in-residence Timothy Takach. Concerts are open to the public and FREE.
OWATONNA – Friday 1/31, 7:00 pm
St. John’s Lutheran Church
1301 Lincoln Ave SE, Owatonna 55060
ST. MICHAEL – Saturday, 2/1, 7:30 pm
St. Michael-Albertville High School
5800 Jamison Ave NE, St. Michael, 55376
Contact: Joe Osowski