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The Magical Music of Disney

Please join Northwest Choral Society as we take you on a magical carpet ride back to your childhood (and YES, you can bring your children and your grandchildren with you).  On Saturday, June 13th at 3:00 pm Northwest Choral Society will explore The Magical Music of Disney.  So be prepared  to  "Be Our Guest" with Beauty and the Beast, be ready to see "A Whole New World" with Aladdin, roar with Simba from The Lion King, swim "Under the Sea" with Ariel from The Little Mermaid and enjoy many more Disney favorites.  This concert will bring back memories of adventure, fantasy, fun and, most of all, fantastic music.

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Annelies

 

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Josefien Stoppelenburg    James Whitbourn

    soprano                            composer

 

‘ANNELIES’ TO BE FEATURED ON NORTHWEST CHORAL SOCIETY’S APRIL 18 PROGRAM

PARK RIDGE, IL, March 6, 2015 – The Northwest Choral Society (“NWCS”) will present James Whitbourn’s Grammy-nominated Annelies on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston.

Anneliesis the first adaptation of the book Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl into a large-scale choral work, and the libretto by Melanie Challenge is based on the teenager’s remarkable and penetrating observations documented in the famous diary written between 1942 and 1944 when Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic.  “Annelies’ music is both haunting and beautiful,” says NWCS Artistic Director Alan Wellman.


Soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg and a four-piece ensemble will accompany the chorus.  In addition, a complimentary preconcert lecture and discussion of the music will be hosted at 6:45 p.m. by Jonathan Miller, a leading figure in Jewish music in the Chicago area.

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Many Moods of Christmas Dec. 2014

‘Christmas Cantata’, ‘The Many Moods of Christmas’ ON NORTHWEST CHORAL
DEC. 6 & 7 PROGRAM
 
 
PARK RIDGE, IL, November 11, 2014 – The Northwest Choral Society (“NWCS”), under the direction of artistic director Alan Wellman, will present its first concert of the season, entitled “The Many Moods of Christmas,” on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in River Forest, IL, and Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at St. Raymond’s Church in Mt. Prospect, IL.

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