Saturday, August 1, 7:30pm
Great Opera Choruses
Matthew Mehaffey, conductor
Summer Chorus & Orchestra
Sing with Us!
The Summer Chorus is open to all experienced choral singers with no audition! If you would like to sing with us, please click here for more information. We’d love to have you!
Summer Chorus is the Oratorio Society’s July open singing event, co-sponsored with the University of Minnesota School of Music. This year we present choruses from the great operas.
Gilbert & Sullivan
AIDA: Grand Finale II — Gloria all-Egito (English)
PRINCE IGOR: Polovtsian Dances (English)
CARMEN: Habanera (French)
DIDO & AENEAS: Great Minds Against Themselves Conspire (English)
With Drooping Wings, Ye Cupids Come (English)
IL TROVATORE: Vedi! Le fosche (Anvil Chorus) (Italian)
LOHENGRIN: Treulich Gefuhrt (Bridal Chorus) (German)
NABUCCO: Va, pensiero (Chorus of Hebrew Slaves) (Italian)
MADAMA BUTTERFLY: Humming Chorus
TANNHÄUSER: Pilgrim’s Chorus and Finale (English)
PIRATES OF PENZANCE: Finale — Act I (English)
Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $10 for students.