Holiday Choral Concerts to Showcase Latin Mass Adaptation of ‘Gloria’
John Rutter’s “Gloria,” described as “exalted, devotional, and jubilant,” will be the featured piece for two upcoming University of Findlay concerts performed by Concert-Chorale and University Singers. The public concerts will be held Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 750 Bright Road, Findlay; and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. in Winebrenner Building’s TLB Auditorium on campus.
Both performances will be free, but tickets will be required by visiting Marathon Center for the Performing Arts at www.mcpa.org, stopping by the box office at 200 W. Main Cross St., or by calling the box office at 419-423-2787.
Directed by UF choral activities director and assistant professor of music SeaHwa Jung, and including accompanist Arata Kaku, the three-movement “Gloria” will showcase Rutter’s adaptation of the Latin mass. Concert-Chorale soloists for this particular musical offering will include Ashley Oakley, India Miller, and Darina Stranska.
Several other selections will include pieces such as “Elijah Rock” and “I Am His Child” arranged by Moses Hogan, “The Lamb” by John Travener, “Swingin’ with the Saints” arranged by Mark Hayes, “Northern Lights” by Ola Gjeilo, and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” by Andrew Lloyd Webber.