Choral Union
MU Choral Union, University Singers and Columbia Civic Orchestra
Thursday, April 19

Choral Union, University Singers, Columbia Civic Orchestra and guest soloists

R. Paul Crabb and Stefan Freund, conductors

Gloria by Francis Poulenc

Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein

Gloria (“Missa solemnis”) by Ludwig van Beethoven


Three uplifting works by three distinctively different composers! Bernstein’s uplifting, yet serene work reflects some of the rhythms and harmonies used in his musical, West Side Story. Poulenc utilizes the brilliant, sparkling colors for which he is known while setting the traditional liturgical text in a way that Ludwig van Beethoven never could imagined. All of the heat and fury of the nineteenth-century composer is on full display in the Gloria of his Missa solemnis.

Ticket prices: $23 / C