Updated Feb. 9, 2013: This concert has been cancelled because of the blizzard. We hope we will be able to reschedule. Please check our website for updates.
The Yale Glee Club and the Yale School of Music present a concert by the Yale Choral Artists on Saturday, February 9, at 8 pm.
Jeffrey Douma will conduct the performance, which will also feature the pianists Robert Blocker and Melvin Chen.
The concert features choral music of Johannes Brahms, including Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz (Op. 29, No. 2); Warum ist das Licht gegeben (Op. 74, No. 1); Nänie (Op. 82, piano four-hands version); and the Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 52.
The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place in Morse Recital Hall, located in Sprague Memorial Hall at 470 College Street.
Paul Berry, Assistant Professor of Music History and a noted Brahms scholar, will give a pre-concert lecture in Sudler Hall (adjacent to Sprague Hall) at 7 pm.
The Yale Choral Artists is a professional choir recently founded by the Yale School of Music and the Yale Glee Club to enhance and enrich Yale’s strong commitment to the choral arts. The choir is a project-based ensemble comprised of leading singers from around the country. Current members of the Choral Artists also perform in the ranks of such acclaimed ensembles as the Trinity Wall Street Choir, Chanticleer, the Handel and Haydn Society Chorus, the Oregon Bach Festival Chorus, Voices of Ascension, Conspirare, and many others, and are also leading concert soloists, particularly in the area of early music. MORE