Local residents are invited to join wine enthusiasts and fans of the award-winning Davis High School Madrigal Singers for Wine Pour 2013, a wine-tasting fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Osteria Fasulo Restaurant. The restaurant is in Village Homes at 2657 Portage Bay Ave. East.
Guests will enjoy tasting fine wines from more than a dozen California wineries, participate in a wine raffle and listen to the Madrigal Singers perform at 3:30 p.m.
All proceeds from this event will support the Madrigals’ spring 2014 education and outreach tour to New York City, where they have been invited to perform at Lincoln Center.
Tickets are $25 in advance, or $30 at the door. To purchase tickets, email Arne Hyson at [email protected] or visit Watermelon Music, 207 E St. in downtown Davis.
The Davis High Madrigal Singers, founded in 1966, are an auditioned 36-member mixed chamber choir performing in distinctive, Renaissance-inspired costumes. The choir performs a cappella and accompanied music dating from the Renaissance period to present times.
The choir’s musical recordings may be purchased and downloaded at www.davismadrigals.com/store.html.
The Madrigals also invest their time and talents in serving the community through presenting their traditional Madrigal Dinner, a lively holiday feast in the spirit of the 16th century; preparing and serving of meals at the Wayfarer Center; conducting choral workshops for children; and performing benefit concerts.