Announcement Choir Project: George Gershwin’s Masterpiece “Porgy & Bess“
Choir Director Guido Bissig has announced his next important choir project for October 2013. Together with the Concert Choir Oberaargau they are going to perform „Porgy & Bess“, George Gershwin’s masterpiece.
The Choir A has already been rehearsing intensively for months, every Tuesday in the choir lessons, and the singers are full of enthusiasm for this musical challenge.
Reserve the following dates!
A special musical highlight:
Public rehearsal on Sunday, 23 June 2013 at 16:00 at Hotel Laudinella, St. Moritz
The renowned Zurich soprano Noëmi Nadelmann and baritone Markus Oberholzer will sing the solo parts of „Porgy & Bess“.
Entrance is free.
Saturday, 26 October 2013, 19:00, Ref. Church Herzogenbuchsee
Sunday, 27 October 2013, 17:00, Ref. Church Herzogenbuchsee
Leonard Bernstein (1918–1990): Orchestra Suite from «West Side Story»
George Gershwin (1898–1937): concert version of «Porgy and Bess»
Michael Tippett (1905–1998): five Spirituals from «A Child of our Time»
Concert Choir Oberaargau, Director: Markus Oberholzer
Choir of the Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz, Director: Guido Bissig
Soloists: Morenike Fadayomi, Soprano and Johannes von Duisburg, Bass-baritone
Orchestra: Kammerphilharmonie Europa, Cologne
Overall musical direction: Markus Oberholzer
Information on the advance booking of tickets to be found here from autumn 2013.