Saturday, August 1, 7:30pm

Great Opera Choruses

Ted Mann Concert Hall

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!

Great Opera Choruses

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.


Giuseppe Verdi

Aleksandr Borodin

Georges Bizet

Henry Purcell

Giuseppe Verdi

Richard Wagner

Giuseppe Verdi

Giacomo Puccini

Richard Wagner

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)


TANNHÄUSER: Pilgrim’s Chorus and Finale (English)

PIRATES OF PENZANCE: Finale — Act I (English)


Order Tickets for the Summer Chorus Concert

Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $10 for students.


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