Orpheus Male Chorus joins Phoenix Children’s Choir for concert

Orpheus Male Chorus

The Phoenix Children’s Choir joins the Orpheus Male Chorus for two concerts on Oct. 4 — one in Phoenix and one in Mesa.

Continuing with its Legacy Concert Series, the Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix joins the award-winning Phoenix Children’s Chorus for a program featuring individual and collaborative performances from both ensembles.

Two concerts will be presented on Sunday, Oct. 4:

• 2:30 p.m. at Velda Rose United Methodist Church, 5540 E. Main St., Mesa;

• 7 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church, 15649 N. 7th St., Phoenix.
The concert will feature individual and collaborative performances from both ensembles.

Orpheus Male Chorus

The Orpheus Male Chorus joins the award-winning Phoenix Children’s Chorus for a Legacy Concert Oct. 4.

Selections from Orpheus will include “Beati Mortui” by Felix Mendelssohn and “Harriett Tubman” by Rollo Dilworth.

Selections from Phoenix Children’s Chorus will include “God’s Gonna Set This World on Fire” by Moses Hagan and Edwin Hagan and “German Lullaby” and “Arizona” by the Arizona composing team of Dave and Jean Perry.

Both ensembles will perform “Sure on this Shining Night” by acclaimed contemporary composer Morten Lauridsen and the audience favorite “Why We Sing” by Greg Gilpin.

Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors/students, $5 for children ages 3-10 and free for children 2 and under. Tickets are available at the door or online at www.orpheus.org or www.pcchorus.com.

Throughout its 86-year history, the chorus has also toured in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, been featured in radio and TV broadcasts, and sung the National Anthem at professional sporting events and for dignitaries, including John F. Kennedy.

Orpheus has gained international acclaim on tours throughout Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

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