From Connie Lester, Redfern: The Keene State College Chamber Singers will perform songs from around the world during their fall concert on Sunday, November 22, at 3 p.m. in the Alumni Recital Hall.
Conducted by KSC music faculty member Elaine Broad Ginsberg, the KSC Chamber Singers will present works from the Renaissance and Baroque period, including Palestrina’s Hodie Christus Natus Est, sung in Latin by two choirs antiphonally, and Purcell’s In These Delightful Pleasant Groves. Also on the program are several of Ginsberg’s compositions and arrangements, including the well-known Irish Lullaby. Other highlights include In Dulci Jubilo; the traditional folk tune Shenandoah, conducted by KSC music education major Melinda Abodeely ’10; So Close, arranged by KSC music technology major and composer Tim Price ’11; an arrangement of a Bosnian folk melody; and a traditional song from South Africa. KSC music faculty member George Loring (piano and organ) will accompany several selections. For tickets, call the box office at 8-2168.