The Brigham Young University Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus will be performing joint concerts Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5-6, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Tickets for the event are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322, or by visiting byuarts.com. Tickets range in price from $6 to $10.
The BYU Women’s Chorus, conducted by Jean S. Applonie, will begin the concert with hymns and psalms. They will then perform two melodies by Stephen Foster and jazz pieces by Guy Wood, Hoagy Carmichael and Nathan Christensen.
The BYU Men’s Chorus will perform “O, Be Joyful in the Lord” by John Rutter. They will continue with several pastoral melodies and a series of songs about the Jordan River. They will finish the concert by performing three songs about crazy animals. The group is directed by Rosalind Hall.
The Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus are two of the leading choirs at BYU. The BYU Men’s Chorus is the largest collegiate male choral organization in the United States. Founded in 1958, the Men’s Chorus has steadily grown to its present membership of 190 voices.
The Women’s Chorus specializes in music ranging from the medieval and renaissance time period to masterpieces of our own time. The group consists of approximately 130 voices.
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Writer: Brandon Garrett