Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Yale Alumni Chorus and New Haven Symphony Concert in New Haven

NEW HAVEN - The Yale Alumni Chorus and New Haven Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Jeffrey Douma, will perform Giuseppe Verdi’s “Hymn of the Nations” from 6 to 7 p.m.  June 23 in Woolsey Hall on the Yale Campus, according to a release.


“The performance will serve as the culmination of the first ever Yale International Choral Festival, running from June 19-23 and featuring choruses from China, Indonesia, South Africa and the United Kingdom,” the release said.  “ This performance—the 150th Anniversary of the work-- will also feature noted tenor Russell Thomas… currently enjoying great success on the international opera stage. “


The full program will include choral selections representing each of the visiting countries, and works by Hubert Parry, Robert Shaw, Jeffrey Douma and Fenno Heath, the release said. 


The program is presented in association with the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, the Yale School of Music, Yale Glee Club and Yale Alumni Chorus, the release said.

Admission is free.  No tickets are required.

For more information call 203-432-4136

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