Audition to sing Rachmaninoff Vespers with Baroque Choral Guild
- Sing the Rachmaninoff Vespers with Baroque Choral Guild
The Guild Chorus seeks disciplined singers with strong vocal skills and
musicianship, including excellent pitch and reading ability. Our procedure
is simple. You are asked to sing a prepared piece--it can be any type of
song. Music Director, Sanford Dole will also ask you to do some vocalizing
and sight-reading. The audition lasts 10-12 minutes. You will be notified of
the audition result by phone. We look forward to hearing you!
Auditions times available:
Monday Dec 8 6:00-7:00 First Pres in Palo Alto
Tuesday Jan 6 6:00-7:00 All Souls in Berkeley
Auditioning singers are welcome to stay for the evening's rehearsal and sing
along with the Guild Chorus.
For further information and to schedule an audition time, contact Sonja
Wohlgemuth at (650) 424-1410 or sonja@....
Rachmaninoff - Vespers (All Night Vigil)
Sergei Rachmaninoff's Vespers, or All-Night Vigil, is a passionately
spiritual synthesis of the Russian composer's dazzling harmonies and the
traditional Byzantine chants of the Russian Orthodox Church. The Guild
Chorus sings the work unaccompanied, in the original Slavonic.
Friday March 12th at 8:00pm in San Francisco.
Saturday March 13th at 8:00pm in Palo Alto.
Sunday, March 14th at 7:30pm in Berkeley.
Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 in D minor and premiere
Closing its anniversary season with yet another exhilarating program, the
Guild Chorus collaborates with the California Symphony to present Ludwig van
Beethoven's Choral Symphony and a new work by Kevin Beavers, the orchestra's
composer in residence. Joy, happiness, and friendship resound as we
celebrate 25 years of impeccable musical achievement. Join us for an
emotionally triumphant occasion.
Sunday May 16, 7:30pm Walnut Creek
Monday May 17, 8:00pm San Mateo
Tuesday May 18, 8:00pm Walnut Creek
Sonja Wohlgemuth, Executive Director
Baroque Choral Guild & Cantabile Children's Chorus
953 Industrial Ave, Suite 118
Palo Alto, CA 94303