In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) will present a special edition of its popular Spring Concert. This event will include performances by five of LACC’s premier and training choirs as well as a guest appearance by LACC Founding Director Rebecca Thompson and a performance by an alumni ensemble comprised of former choristers from across the country. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church in Pasadena.
The program will open with Kirke Mechem’s Sing All Ye Joyful and conclude with the American fiddle tune Sail Away. Also featured will be Vivaldi’s Domine Deus, Ruth Bashkoff’s I Will Bring You Brooches, the Brazilian folk song Menina Me Da Sua Mão, the spiritual Every Time I Feel the Spirit and Javier Busto’s Salve Regina. Additional works include Renaissance composer Thomas Morley’s Sing We and Chant It, Allistair MacGillivrary’s Away from the Roll of the Sea, and Ko Matsushita’s Ave Maria.
LACC Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson will conduct the chorus’s Concert Choir and Chamber Singers. Associate Artistic Director Mandy Brigham will lead the Intermediate Choir; Diana Landis will conduct the Apprentice Choir; and Dr. Steven Kronauer will conduct the Young Men’s Ensemble. LACC alumna Holly Barber will lead the alumni ensemble. The choirs will perform separately and combined.
Tickets start at $30 (17-year-olds and under are half price) and can be purchased at http://www.lachildrenschorus.org or by calling (626) 793-4231.
The First United Methodist Church is located at 500 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91101.
Photo: Members of the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus / JP Candeliere photo / Used with permission
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