Thursday, February 16, 2012

Saint Mary’s Chamber Singers to tour Wisconsin, Illinois, Ontario

WINONA, Minn. — The Chamber Singers of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will perform in Wisconsin, Illinois and the Canadian province of Ontario as part of their 2012 Concert Tour. The 27-voice select ensemble is directed by Dr. Patrick O’Shea, associate professor of music.

Tour performances will include the following liturgies and concerts:

• St. Mary’s Parish, Appleton, Wis.
Sunday, March 4, Mass 11 a.m., Concert 2 p.m.
• Church of St. John the Divine, North Bay, Ontario
Wednesday, March 7, 8 p.m.
• All Saint’s Kingsway Anglican Church, Toronto, Ontario
Thursday, March 8, 7 p.m.
• Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Aurora, Ill.
Sunday, March 11, Mass 10 a.m., Concert 3 p.m.

All concerts are free and open to the public (with the exception of an admission fee for the North Bay concert), and guests are welcome at the various liturgies. Repertoire will include a cappella works by Marenzio, Duruflé, Bruckner, and Stephen Paulus.

Upon their return, the Chamber Singers will present a free “Homecoming Concert” at the Chapel of Saint Mary of the Angels, 7th and Vila streets, Winona, on Thursday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, call (507) 457-1598, or fax (507) 457-1611.