VERDI PERFORMANCE A SUCCESS! Guiseppe Verdi’s Requiem would test the mettle of any professional choir. But could a non-audition choir even dare to try it? The answer, evident in the May 4 performance, was a resounding, “Yes!” Verdi originally composed the Requiem in 1869 for a mass to honor the great opera composer Giachino […]
Our Holiday concerts December 7 and 14, 2013 were a great success. In addition to Ralph Vaughn Williams “Fantasia on Christmas Carols,” We performed carols in French, Spanish, and Ukranian. The finale, P. D. Q. Bach’s “Good King Kong,” featured the entire chorus on kazoos. Riu, Riu, Riu Riu Riu Les Anges Les Anges Joy […]
There’s more to this “toddling town” than State Street…. Our 10th Anniversary Concert in 2012 celebrated diversity with the Tsukasa Taiko Drummers, the Lira Polish Singers, and Ysaye Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock.
On October 20, 2012, CCC was invited to perform at the Fall Convention of the Illinois Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association at North Central College in Naperville. Here are two selections from that concert: Consecrate The Place And Day and Sure On This Shining Night