BAR HARBOR – The Mount Desert Summer Chorale will begin rehearsals for its 2010 concerts from 7-9:30pm on Wednesday, June 30, at St. Saviourâ€™s Church, 41 Mt. Desert St. in Bar Harbor.
This yearâ€™s program, titled â€śOf Psalms and Kings,â€ť features Bernsteinâ€™s â€śChichester Psalmsâ€ť and Zimmermannâ€™s â€śPsalmkonzert.â€ť In addition, there are several shorter works by Parry, Vaughan Williams, and Handel. The Chorale will also perform a setting of the Twenty-Third Psalm written by former MDSC music director George Emlen and Noel â€śPaulâ€ť Stookey, best known for his work as a member of Peter, Paul, and Mary.
The Chorale will present several special events during the month of July, including an open reading of Verdiâ€™s Requiem on July 11. On July 16, members of the Chorale will take part in the Bar Harbor Festivalâ€™s performance of Madama Butterfly. During the week of July 19, there will be a master class and recital by soprano Carole FitzPatrick. To conclude the summer, Music Director David Schildkret, in his eleventh season with the Chorale, will conduct the concerts on August 7 and 8 at St. Saviourâ€™s.
All experienced singers are welcome. A registration fee is required, though some scholarships are available. For more information about the schedule and on how to join, contact Dave and Marty Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Choraleâ€™s website at www.mountdesertsummerchorale.org.
Contact Name: Dave & Marty Ward
Telephone Number: 207-244-0042