02/19/14 The Valparaiso University Chorale, one of the top Lutheran choirs in the United States, will be coming to Donaldson this Saturday, February 22. The concert will take place at the Ancilla Domini Chapel, The Center at Donaldson at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free.
The program will feature works by J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Benjamin Britten, Sydney Guillaume and Erik Esenvalds. Highlighting the Chorale’s connection to Leipzig, Germany and the St. Thomas Church, the ensemble will offer settings of “Jauchzet dem Herrn” (Psalm 100) by both Bach and Mendelssohn. The work of the young Latvian composer, Erik Esenvalds will be the centerpiece of a group of works devoted to the Baltic region. The Chorale will also offer traditional hymns and spirituals and the rousing “Twa Tanbou” by American composer Sydney Guillaume.
The community is welcomed and urged to attend.