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If Music be the Food of Love: A Choral Celebration of William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday

Location: California, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
Voicing: Mixed

The Burbank Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Mikail Shtangrud, presents If Music be the Food of Love: A Choral Celebration of William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday. This eclectic program pays tribute to the bard in musical genres ranging from Madrigals to works by George Shearing, Ralph Vaughn Williams, John Rutter, and a medley from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein. Special guests include Colburn Children's Choir, Colburn Young Men’s Chorus, and Colburn Chamber Singers.

Founded in 1920, the Burbank Chorale is the longest continuously performing arts organization in the San Fernando Valley and one of the oldest musical groups in the state of California. Throughout its distinguished history, the Burbank Chorale has won numerous awards and has performed at historic events including Olympic Chorus during the 1932 Olympic games held in Los Angeles and the World's Fair expositions in San Diego in 1935 and in San Francisco in 1939. In 2007 and 2010, members of the Burbank Chorale participated in the Memorial Day concert at Carnegie Hall under the baton of John Rutter. 

WHEN: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Burbank First United Methodist Church, 700 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank CA 91502

TICKETS: General Admission $20 at the door, $15 Seniors and children under 12, $15 pre-sale

Call 818-759-9177 or email tickets@burbankchorale.org

 

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