St. Charles Singers 35th Anniversary Season

Mozart Festival Weekend
Aug 24 – 26, 2018, *Baker Church
Jeff Hunt, Music Director;  Soprano Michelle Areyzaga, Featured Guest Soloist

The choir’s first Mozart Festival Weekend will be anchored by Mozart Journey concerts XIII and XIV, with an evening of instrumental Mozart centering the festival.  Ms. Areyzaga will sing in the Grabmusik K42 and Tantum Ergo K142 at the Friday evening concert.  On Sunday, she will be the featured soloist in the C Minor Mass K427, and will perform the soprano aria from Davide penitente K469. Throughout the weekend chamber concerts and other Mozart events will complement these concerts.  Visit www.stcharlessingers.com for a listing of events.
              
Fri, Aug 24, 2018, 7:30 pm; Mozart Journey XIII for Orchestra and Choir  
Program: Mozart’s Missa in C major, K. 262; Grabmusik, K. 42, 
Tantum Ergo B-flat major, K. 142. 
Featuring Michelle Areyzaga, Soprano

Sat, Aug 25, 2018, 7:30 pm; Metropolis Chamber Orchestra, Instrumental Mozart
Program: Overture to the opera “Lo sposo deluso,” K. 430; Serenade in D major “Post Horn”  K. 320; and Symphony in C major, No. 41 Jupiter, K. 551.

Sun, Aug 26, 2018, 4:00 pm; Mozart Journey XIV for Orchestra and Choir  
Program:  Missa in C minor, K. 427; Kyrie in D minor, K.341; arias for soprano and tenor soloists from Mozart’s “Davide penitente,” K. 469.
Featuring Michelle Areyzaga, Soprano

A half hour, pre-concert lecture, conducted by Wheaton College Professor of Music Jonathan Saylor, begins an hour before each Mozart performance.  It is free to the public and will enhance your listening experience. 

Candlelight Carols
St. Charles Singers well-loved welcome to the holiday season includes festive and contemplative pieces, traditional and some lesser known carols, and a newly commissioned work by composer in residence, Nathaniel Adams.

Fri, Nov 30, 2018, 7:30 pm, * Baker Memorial United Methodist Church                                 
Sat, Dec 1, 2018, 7:30 pm, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL  60611    
Sun, Dec 2, 2018, 3:00 pm, *Baker Memorial United Methodist Church

 Victorian Flourish   
Join us for an exploration into an amazingly creative period in choral music featuring the music of Debussy, Mendelssohn, Stanford, Rheinberger, Delius, and other Victorian era composers.  Most of the music will be a cappella, but some works will be accompanied by Michael Scott Guiliani, our choir’s collaborative pianist.

Sat, April 27, 2019, 7:30 pm; St. Michael Church, Wheaton, IL  60187
Sun, April 28, 2019, 3:00 pm; *Baker Memorial United Methodist Church

* Baker Church is located at 307 Cedar Ave., St Charles, IL 60174

Individual Tickets:  $35 – adults; $30 – seniors; $10 – students (ID may be requested)
Wolfgang Pack: $75 Attend all 3 Mozart Festival Concerts
Subscribers – 20% off ticket purchase for Candlelight Carols and Victorian Flourish