Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: April 25 and 27, 2014

 

Chicago Master Singers Concert, Ambassadors of Peace, Features Tour Repertoire, April 25 and 27

 

Chicago Master Singers is a 130-voice auditioned chorus that has performed the great choral masterworks in collaboration with professional soloists and orchestras in the Chicago area and on tour in Europe since 1979.

 

 

Northbrook, Illinois (April 9, 2014) - The spring 2014 concerts of Chicago Master Singers, under the direction of Alan Heatherington, will bring sacred masterpieces of Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian and American composers to Chicago area audiences on the evenings of Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m.  The concert venue is the beautiful and reverberant Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Divine Word) at 2001 Waukegan Road, Techny (Northbrook), Ill. 

 

The a cappella concert will feature the same repertoire that Chicago Master Singers will take on tour this summer to Austria, where members of the chorus will sing in the finale concert of the Mozart Festival in Salzburg, and to Croatia and Slovenia.

 

The concert will include works by acclaimed American choral composers Ola Gjeilo, Stephen Paulus, Morten Lauridsen and Wayland Rogers, as well as classic masterpieces by Austrian composers Anton Bruckner and Michael Haydn. Music from Slovenia and Croatia, with their extensive musical heritage offering a trove of creative treasures, will be featured on the program, including works by Bruno Vlahek, Ivan Lukačić and Jakob Kranjski (aka Jacob Handl, Jacobus Gallus).

 

Tickets for all Chicago Master Singers performances can be purchased online at www.chicagomastersingers.org or by calling toll-free 1-800-595-4TIX (595-4849).

 

Chicago Master Singers is a 130-voice auditioned chorus that has performed the great choral masterworks in collaboration with professional soloists and orchestras in the Chicago area and on tour in Europe since 1979.

 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contact: Sharon Starr

Email: sharonstarr@ipc.org

Phone: 847-612-4691

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

Chicago Master Singers

P.O Box 1503, Barrington, Illinois, 60082

Web: www.chicagomastersingers.org

 

 Condensed Version  

 

Chicago Master Singers Concert, Ambassadors of Peace, Features Tour Repertoire, April 25 and 27

The spring 2014 concerts of Chicago Master Singers, under the direction of Alan Heatherington, will bring sacred masterpieces of Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian and American composers to Chicago area audiences on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m.  The chorus will also perform this a cappella repertoire on its European tour this summer. The 130-voice chorus will perform in the beautiful and reverberant Chapel of the Holy Spirit (Divine Word) at 2001 Waukegan Road, Techny, Ill. Chicago Master Singers is a 130-voice auditioned chorus that has performed the great choral masterworks in collaboration with professional soloists and orchestras in the Chicago area and on tour in Europe since 1979. Tickets for all Chicago Master Singers performances can be purchased online at www.chicagomastersingers.org or by calling toll-free 1-800-595-4TIX (595-4849).

 

 

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