Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus Classic Concert
The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus will present two performances of its annual CLASSIC CONCERT. Tucson's eastside concert will be on Saturday, February 18, 7:30pm at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 1800 S. Kolb Road. The northwest side presentation is Sunday, February 19, 3:00pm at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1220 West Magee Road.
Under the direction of Dr. Julian Ackerley, the chorus will perform time-honored music representing a wide range of repertoire. Included will be selections by Mozart, Hadyn, and Bach. Vocal artistry comes to life in this acclaimed concert, featuring repertoire of Baroque, Classical and Romantic choral masters as well as twentieth century works. Indicative of the performance styles of the musical eras, the boys' pure treble voices will be joined by the tenors and basses of the Young Men's Ensemble accompanied by strings.
The combined voices will perform Missa Brevis in F by Franz Joseph Haydn and two motets by Anton Bruckner Christus factus est and Locus iste among other selections. All the members of the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus, including the younger Training Chorus and TowneSingers, conclude the concert with a grand finale.
Tickets for the CLASSIC CONCERT are $15.00 in advance, $18.00 at the door, and $8.00 for children under 12. Advance tickets are available online at www.boyschorus.org, at the Boys Chorus office 5770 E. Pima Street, or by calling 296-6277.
If you know of a boy age 6-12 who would like to join of the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus, contact the chorus office (520) 296-6277. Founded in 1939, the Boys Chorus is in its 77th continuous year. Under the leadership of longtime director Dr. Julian Ackerley, the boys travel throughout United States and around the world and share the spirit and vitality of the American southwest through music and cultural exchanges. The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus is dedicated to providing boys in the chorus an enriched educational experience through the study and performance of choral music. The Chorus endeavors to impart musical, social and leadership skills that build self-esteem and have a sustaining impact on its members. Representing and serving the community as an artistic and cultural resource are fundamental to the Chorus mission.
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