Selected Community Events
The Singing Spirit
Dec 14, 0013 2 p.m.
Bethel Lutheran Church
The Choral Arts Society of Madison presents its annual winter concert, featuring music by Schubert, Rene Clausen, and Aaron Copland.
Lincoln Elementary Choir to Sing around Madison
Dec 12, 0013 9:15/10:15/12:15
9:15 Midvale Elementary, 10:15 St. Mary's Hospital, 12:15 Capital
We will be going around Madison to give back to the community that has given us so much and spread some seasonal joy!
Wisconsin Chamber Choir presents "Wake, Awake!"
Dec 20, 0013 7:30 p.m.
Grace Episcopal Church 116 West Washington Ave. Madison, WI
The Wisconsin Chamber Choir presents "Wake, Awake!,"featuring Bach’s Cantata 140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme Friday, December 20th, at 7:30 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church
West Washington Ave. at Carroll St. on the Capitol Square, downtown Madison.
Join the Wisconsin Chamber Choir to usher in the holiday season with J. S. Bach’s most famous cantata, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (“Wake, Awake, a Voice is Calling”), featuring some of Bach’s most beloved melodies. Appearing with the WCC in this work are a stellar cast of soloists and Sinfonia Sacra, the WCC’s own professional orchestra. Additional highlights of the concert include a set of hauntingly beautiful carols by Stephen Paulus and a new, visionary setting of O magnum mysterium by Juilliard composer Wayne Oquin. Further music for Advent and Christmas by Heinrich Schütz, Gottfried Homilius (Bach’s student), William Mathias, and William Dawson round out the program, and a vocal Jazz arrangement of Go,Tell It On the Mountain brings the evening to a rousing close.
Advance tickets are available for $15.00 adults and $10.00 for students from www.wisconsinchamberchoir.org, via Brown Paper Tickets, or at our local retail partners, Willy Street Coop and Orange Tree Imports.
Founded in 1999, the Madison-based Wisconsin Chamber Choir has established a reputation for excellence in the performance of oratorios by Bach, Mozart, and Haydn; a cappella masterworks from various centuries; and world-premieres. Dr. Robert Gehrenbeck is the Wisconsin Chamber Choir’s Artistic Director.