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Arts District Chorale 2018/2019 Season

I
Celebrations
Works by Persichetti, Chilcott, and Dello Joio
Collaborating With the SMU Wind Ensemble
Settings of Walt Whitman Poetry
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Royal Lane Baptist Church
6707 Royal Lane, 75230
Persichetti chose texts from poems by Walt Whitman, many of which are included in the familiar collection, Leaves of Grass. Also included will be Jubilate/O Be Joyful by Bob Chilcott and A Jubilant Song by Norman Dello Joio.

II
The Holly and the Ivy…Sweet Singing in the Choir
Caroling holiday favorites with a festive sing-along
Saturday, December 8, 2018 7:30pm
All Saints Catholic Church
5231 Meadowcreek Drive, 75248
This program will include many familiar holiday favorites and several audience carols to get everyone “singing in the choir” and celebrating the season. A “must-do” if you want to get into the holiday spirit!

III
Requiem, Op.9 by Maurice Duruflé
Featuring organist Bradley Hunter Welch
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:30pm
NorthPark Presbyterian Church
9555 North Central Expressway, 75231
Duruflé’s beloved setting of the Requiem will be performed in its original version for choir and organ published in 1948. The Melodies in this work are based on Gregorian themes from the Mass for the Dead.

IV
Annelies by James Whitbourn
Honoring Anne Frank’s 90th birthday
Sunday, May 5, 2019 7:30pm
Stern Chapel, Temple Emanu-El
8500 Hillcrest Avenue, 75225

Annelies is the first large-scale choral work based on the diary of Anne Frank, in which she documented her life in hiding between 1942 and 1944 during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.

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