The Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale and Artistic Director Gerald Kreitzer will perform their first season concert, “Jubilant Psalms and Hymns,” on Friday, October 7, 7:30 PM, at First Lutheran Church, 1000 3rdAve., SE, Cedar Rapids. The program includes “Totus Tuus” by the Polish composer Henryck Gorecki; “Chichester Psalms” by Leonard Bernstein; and “Jubilate” by English composer Bob Chilcott.
The soloist for “Chichester Psalms” will be boy soprano, Tejas Puthige with the composition accompanied by harp, piano and percussion. Rebecca de Souza, soprano, will be soloist for “Jubilate” which will be accompanied by brass ensemble and piano. Assistant Director and pianist of the Concert Chorale is Marita Wolgast.
Season tickets for the four Concert Chorale concerts are available for $40 in- advance from the Chorale website: www.crchorale.org or by mail: 1756 1st Ave. NE, Ste. C, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402. Season tickets will be available at-the-door of the first concert for a cost of $50. Individual tickets are $12 in-advance and $15 at-the-door. All students, elementary through college age, are free admission.
The Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale aims to promote choral music appreciation and develop musicianship by performing a broad repertoire of music while providing youth and community outreach opportunities.