NOW:53219:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
49°
H 49° L 35°
Partly Cloudy | 12MPH

Bel Canto Chorus Presents: Christmas in the Basilica

Nov. 4, 2011

Traditional beloved carols and hymns, performed in the breathtaking Basilica of St. Josaphat, make for the perfect beginning to every family's holiday season. Bel Canto Chorus, Bel Canto Boy Choirs, and the Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble will fill the Basilica with song, bringing the music of Christmas to vivid, joyful life.

 

There will be two performances of Bel Canto Chorus Presents Christmas in the Basilica.

Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 3:00 PM. The Basilica of St. Josaphat is at 2333 S. 6th Street in Milwaukee.

 

There are two areas of General Admission seating. Tier 1 is the front 2/3rds of the Basilica and Tier 2 is the rear 3rd.

 

Ticket prices are:

Tier 1 $30 adult, $27 Senior (65+) or Student

Tier 2 $25 adult, $22 Senior (65+) or Student

 

Tickets can be ordered online at www.belcanto.org or by calling the Bel Canto Chorus box office at (414) 481-8801.

 

Bel Canto Chorus is Milwaukee’s premier independent choral organization. Founded in 1931, the mission of Bel Canto Chorus is to enrich the lives of its audiences and its singing members through the outstanding live presentation of the finest choral music, and to reach out to the community in order to share the benefits and joy of the singing arts.

 

The Bel Canto Chorus is made up of mostly volunteer singers from cities and towns throughout southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois. While some of the members of Bel Canto are professional musicians, most come from a variety of other professions - they are educators, accountants, doctors, lawyers, business leaders, full-time homemakers, etc. They share a talent for singing and enjoy participating in Bel Canto because of their love of music-making, the camaraderie of the group, and the leadership of Bel Canto's Music Director, Richard Hynson. They are drawn to Bel Canto by the excellence and artistry of Hynson's conducting, the quality of the music-making, and the opportunity to perform a repertoire that is both familiar and new to them.

 

Singers are expected to attend one evening rehearsal per week, from late August through early May, with additional rehearsal requirements immediately prior to concert performances. The main rehearsal site is at MYAC (Milwaukee Youth Arts Center) in downtown Milwaukee, and regular rehearsals occur on Wednesday evenings.

 

Auditions for the Bel Canto Chorus are usually held in August and January. for more information call 414-481-8801 or visit online www.belcanto.org.

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» West Allis-West Milwaukee taps Shorewood superintendent for top spot 3/27

» Glendale mayoral candidates will debate city issues tonight 3/24

» Decision delayed on Nathan Hale High School overcrowding 3/24

» The Sprint Episode Three: WIAA state basketball tournament retrospective 3/23

» West Allis school board to hold special meeting to OK superintendent 3/17

» Greenfield High School assistant principal going to Arrowhead 3/17

» The Sprint Episode Two: local teams look to defend state basketball titles this week 3/16

» Nathan Hale overcrowding battle sparks write-in campaign for board 3/10

» West Allis-West Milwaukee parents riled at potential loss of choice 3/10

» West Allis-West Milwaukee has preferred finalist for superintendent 3/10

» Milwaukee woman charged in assault over Walmart parking space 3/4

» West Allis hosts National Ave. development plan open house 3/4

» West Allis putting foot down on snakes and rat breeding to feed them 3/3

» Greenfield School Board might use sale proceeds to possibly improve middle school 3/3

» West Allis approves moratorium on non-charitable secondhand stores 3/3

» Prosecutors announce charges in large south side cocaine, heroin ring 2/26

» West Allis-West Milwaukee School Board president condemns assignment 2/24

» Lottery won't be used to pick Nathan Hale High School freshmen 2/24

» West Allis superintendent finalists hail from Shorewood, Greendale, MPS 2/23

» Sandra's on the Park to take Mia Famiglia's place in Hales Corners 2/20

» Greenfield Plan Commission mixed on idea of Goodwill opening on S. 76th St. 2/19

» Naked Furniture in Greenfield to close 2/19

» West Allis man arrested on seventh drunken driving charge 2/18

» Two suburban superintendents in top 3 for West Allis-West Milwaukee 2/18

» Greenfield's Naked Furniture to close April 30 2/17

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT    

Most Popular