Upcoming Events

Requiem by Maurice Duruflé

Sunday, Feb. 22, 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Roanoke

Tickets (general seating): $18, $8 students

Tickets available at www.roanoke.edu/tickets or by calling (540) 375-2333.*

Roanoke College Choir will present this beautiful setting of the Requiem text using the composer's own version for organ, choir and soloists.  Dr. Wayne Gallops will be organist and James Bass, baritone soloist. 

The first half of the program will feature Kelly Wheelbarger playing some of Duruflé's organ works and conductor Jeffrey Sandborg speaking about the history of the Requiem as a musical genre and source material for Duruflé's masterpiece.

Off-Broadway, On Campus

Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m., Bast Center

Tickets available at www.roanoke.edu/tickets or at the Colket Center Info Desk, (540) 378-5125.

The Roanoke College Choir and Oriana Singers present their annual musical revue which features both choral and solo numbers from The Great White Way.

Roanoke College Choir: Carmina Burana

Saturday, April 11, 8 p.m., Bast Center

Tickets available at www.roanoke.edu/tickets or at the Colket Center Info Desk, (540) 378-5125.

"Wine, women and song" from the medieval student perspective is theme of this classic work by Carl Orff.  The composer's own arrangement for two pianos and six percussionists will be used.  One reason for "Carmina's" popularity the broad familiarity with its most widely used song, "O Fortuna," which has been heard in many movies.

Oriana Singers: Spring Concert

Sunday, April 19, 3 p.m., Salem Baptist Church, Salem (just two blocks from campus at Broad and Clay) Free Admission.

Oriana Singers of Roanoke College present its annual spring concert featuring a bouquet of treble choral settings from many lands and periods.

 

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