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Live Arts Maryland Presents "The Spirit Soars" April 4th and 5th

  (March 31, 2014)
Live Arts Maryland Presents "The Spirit Soars" April 4th and 5th

Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) March 31, 2014

The Annapolis Chorale concludes the 2013-2014 season with a musical journey to Russia and Eastern Europe. Under the direction of J. Ernest Green, the more than 150 members of the Annapolis Chorale will take over St. Annes Church to fill the space with powerful and exotic music from the regions best composers. Called The Spirit Soars, the finale concerts at St. Annes Church in Annapolis are on April 4 (7:30 pm) and 5 (8 pm).

Among the pieces the Chorale will perform are Alexander Gretchaninovs Vespers, a work banned in Russia until the 1990s, and Henryk Goreckis Totus tuus. The concerts will also feature works by Western composers influenced by the Eastern European traditions, including John Taveners Song for Athene and Hymn to the Mother of God. Featured in the concert will be the womens ensemble, Cantori, and the Chamber Chorus. This exotic mixture of music will make the most of the acoustics of historic St. Annes.

Students attend all performances free (those over 18 must provide a valid student ID). Adult tickets are $40/adults, $15/pre-sold students and are on sale now on the Live Arts Maryland website, or at the Maryland Hall Box Office at 410-280-5640. More information is also available at

The Annapolis Chorale is presented by Live Arts Maryland, one of the regions largest and most active non-profit arts organizations dedicated to enhancing community life by performing and presenting high-quality music and providing music education for all ages. Live Arts Maryland is also home to the Annapolis Chorale Chamber Chorus, Annapolis Chamber Orchestra, Cantori, a womens ensemble, the Annapolis Youth Chorus and the St. Annes Concert Series. The Annapolis Chorale is a resident company of Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council, the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, the City of Annapolis and CapitalOne Bank.

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