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University Singers Performance LIGHT AND LIFE

Date: Time: 7:30 pm
Newman Center Church
320 North 16th Street
Lincoln NE 68588
Contact: Brian Reetz, 402-472-6865,
“Light and Life” will be the title of the University Singers fall performance. It again will be in the magnificent new campus Newman Center at the corner of 16th and Q Streets at 7:30pm. The concert will combine a variety of choral works featuring brand new music plus historical works by G.F. Handel and also one of J.S. Bach’s famous students. The concert will begin with “O Light Eternal,” by a young Slovenian composer and include “Stars” by the Estonian composer Eriks Esenvalds, “Unclouded Day,” “Stars I Shall Find,” “Light of a Clear Blue Morning,” a new arrangement of “Yonder Come Day,” and other choral works journeying through uplifting and inspirational texts. The choir will join with UNL’s Professor of Saxophone, Dr. Paul Haar. Special guests will the the high school choir from Pius X High School in Lincoln directed by Todd Krier. The concert is free and open to the public.

About University Singers
Directed by Dr. Peter Eklund, University Singers, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s premiere and historic flagship choral ensemble, presents the finest and most versatile choral singers in the entire University. While many of the choir’s singers are music majors, students from throughout the University are encouraged to audition and participate.

This ensemble performs music from the thirteenth century through the present, including works written especially for it. In 2001 and 2008, the choir was featured on a prestigious 8:00 pm solo performance at Carnegie Hall.


Additional Public Info:
Free and open to the public.

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