Downers Grove Choral Society Begins Its 57th Season
Aug 10, 2015 4:19 PM -
The Downers Grove Choral Society is in preparation for the 2015-2016 season, its 57th. Artistic Director, Dr. John Patrick Rakes, will lead the Society in three unique concerts. "Wondrous Baroque," Sunday, November15, 2015, in the Downers Grove First Methodist Church, features the J. S. Bach Christ Lag in Todesbanden, the Vivaldi Gloria as well as additional works by Bach and Schütz. "Sacred Mysteries," Sunday, February 21, 2016, at Grace United Methodist Church in Naperville, brings together the Britten Rejoice in the Lamb, the Vaughn Williams Five Mystical Songs, and includes additional works by Parry, Williams and Finzi. "Prayers of Remembrance," Sunday, May 1, 2016, in the Downers Grove First United Methodist Church, combines the Premiere Orchestral Version of the Paul Scherer Kaddish and the W. A. Mozart Requiem.