Kent State Chorale Set to Perform a Concert of Collaborations Including the Kent State African Ensemble
The Kent State University Chorale's spring concert is set for Friday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus. Parking is free.
Directed by Scott MacPherson, the Kent State Chorale will perform a program of works by composers Marc Antonio Ingegneri, Michael Haydn, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johannes Brahms and American composer Relly Raffman. Several selections on the program include collaborations including J.S. Bach’s motet “Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230,” featuring a Kent State student string chamber group. Another highlight on the program is Brahms’s “Three Quartets for Voices and Piano, Op. 31,” featuring Kent State Chorale accompanist Sonny Yoo. The concert will conclude with an exciting collaboration between the chorale and the Kent State African Ensemble, directed by Janine Tiffe. Together, they will perform a set of Haitian music featuring percussion, dance, costumes and voices.
Tickets for the performance are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and Kent State faculty and staff, $10 for groups of 10 or more patrons, $8 for non-Kent State students who are not eligible for the Fee for Free and free for full-time Kent Campus undergraduate students. Also, thanks to a generous donation from a long-time supporter and patron of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, anyone 18 and under can attend the concerts for free, although a ticket must be reserved.
Tickets are available weekdays from 12-5 p.m. at the Performing Arts Box Office, located in the lobby of the Roe Green Center in the Center for the Performing Arts. The Performing Arts Box Office accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover, in addition to cash and checks.
The Ludwig Recital Hall Box Office will open one hour prior to the performance for walk-up sales, however, we encourage patrons to purchase tickets in advance to avoid long lines. Tickets and more information are available by calling 330-672-ARTS (2787).