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Area singers join Davis Chorale to present major works

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From page A13 | March 22, 2013 |

The Davis Chorale, directed by Alison Skinner, will present a concert of larger choral compositions, including J.S. Bach’s Cantata 196 (Der Herr denket an uns), Mozart’s Missa Brevis and two recent compositions by Norwegian, New York-based composer Ola Gjeilo. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St.

The works require an eight-part choir and four vocal soloists, accompanied by a string quartet and organ or piano. The two compositions by Gjeilo — “Dark Night of the Soul” (2010) and “Luminous Night of the Soul” (2011) — are especially demanding with their driving, ever-changing, often uneven rhythms and layered textures, which produce effects of sensuous, glowing beauty.

The chorale’s longtime accompanist, Ellen Schinnerer Deffner, will be at the keyboards, supported by Dagenais Smiley (violin 1), Kate LaRiviere Homer (violin 2), Gay Currier (viola) and Dan Barker (cello).

The vocal soloists are all active in the Bay Area, with wide-ranging opera and choral engagements. Soprano Carol Kessler, the daughter of Chorale founder Rachel Kessler, had her career start in Davis, performing in the Madrigals and DHS Orchestra. Mezzo soprano Tania Mannion is music director at Winters High School. Tenor Matthew Curtis recently performed with the Grammy Award-winning Chanticleer, where he held the position of assistant music director. Baritone Tom Serene sang for several seasons with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus and is a current member of the Choir of Men & Boys of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco.

Tickets are $20 for priority seating, $15 general and $10 for students, available in advance from Chorale members and at Watermelon Music, 207 E St. in downtown Davis, or at the door.

For more information, contact Edelgard Brunelle at 530-756-3159 or ebrunelle@att.net.

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