Monday, February 17, 2014

Saint Mary’s Chamber Singers to perform in the Twin Cities, California

WINONA, Minn. — The Chamber Singers of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will perform in Minneapolis and Columbia Heights, Minn., and in California as part of their 2014 Concert Tour.
The 26-voice select ensemble is directed by Dr. Patrick M. O’Shea, professor of music.

Tour performances will include the following liturgies and concerts:

• Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis
   Saturday, March 1, Mass 5 p.m.
• Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia Heights, Minn.
   Sunday, March 2, Mass 10 a.m., Concert 3 p.m.
• San Antonio Winery, Los Angeles
   Tuesday, March 4, 7 p.m. (alumni event)
• Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, El Cajon, Calif.
   Wednesday, March 5, Vespers 7 p.m.
• St. Joseph Cathedral, San Diego, Calif.
   Saturday, March 8, Mass 5:15 p.m.
• Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, El Cajon, Calif.
   Sunday, March 9, Mass 11 a.m., Concert 1:30 p.m.

All concerts are free and open to the public and guests are, of course, welcome at the various liturgies. Repertoire will include a cappella works by Howells, Brahms, Arcadelt, Alice Parker and Moses Hogan.

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, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13.

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