DES PLAINES, IL, May 11, 2010 – The Northwest Choral Society (“NWCS”) will present its season-finale concert on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Arlington Heights, IL and Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. at Edison Park Lutheran Church on the northwest side of Chicago.
Gala Benefit Concert to Honor John H. Melcher
In a rare opportunity for the Northwest Choral Society and its loyal audience, a special benefit performance by members of the tour choir of the famed Chicago Master Singers will take place on Sunday, June 27th in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The choir, under the direction of Alan Heatherington, will tour Germany shortly following the performance, which will include works by Brahms, Bruckner, Biebl, Paulus, Lauridsen and Berger. The concert is honoring the legacy of Maestro John H. Melcher, NWCS director for over 30 years, who passed away on June 27, 2009. All proceeds will benefit the John H. Melcher Memorial Fund.