The Shoreline Chorale will perform ”Early Masters”, a concert of renaissance, baroque, and classical choral music, at the Westbrook Congregational Church. The concert program will include selections by Palestrina, di Lasso, Byrd, Handel and others, and will feature Joseph Haydn's Small Organ Mass with Beth Stevens, soprano soloist. Under the direction of Noah Blocker-Glynn, the concert will continue the Chorale’s tradition of bringing fine choral music to the Connecticut Shoreline.
To enhance the charm and sparkle of the renaissance and baroque styles of 17th and 18th century” early music”, harpsichord and a string ensemble will accompany the chorale and perform additional works. Accompaniment will be performed by Mark Sullivan on harpsichord and organ, and by a string ensemble from the Hartt School, University of Hartford.
The Shoreline Chorale has been bringing fine choral music to the Connecticut Shoreline since its founding in 1982 by the Shoreline Arts Alliance. As a non-auditioned group, the Chorale performs a challenging and varied repertoire ranging from early music through classical, to contemporary and world music, both sacred and secular. The Chorale provides unique cultural experiences for singers and audiences, alike.
The concert will be performed at the Westbrook Congregational Church, 1166 Boston Post Road, at 7:30pm, Saturday, May 5, 2012. There is a suggested donation of $15 to 20. For more information call 203-245-2887 or visit www.shorelinechorale.org.