Band of Angels
This piece was composed for the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Sixteenth St. Baptist Church; the bombing that took the lives of Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Cynthia Wesley, and Carol Robertson. This work is a compilation of spirituals and gospel songs and scripture.
Date: Sunday, September 16, 2018
Home for The Holidays (with the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra)
The TSO hosts the Alabama Choir School, the Shelton State Singers, and the Prentice Concert Chorale once again for a heartwarming evening of music of the season, including:
- Menotti Shepherds’ Chorus from “Amahl and the Night Visitors”
- Berlioz “Shepherds’ Farewell to the Holy Family” from L’Enfance du Christ
- Rutter Shepherds’ Pipe Carol
- Alex Diaz, “This Holiday” a premier performance
The story of a people’s triumph told in music of high drama and glorious pageantry, Judas Maccabaeus is George Frideric Handel at his heroic best, full of rousing choruses, ravishing duets, and fiery arias.
Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: First United Methodist Church Tuscaloosa, 800 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa AL, 35401
The Notebooks of Leonardo daVinci (with The University of Alabama choirs and orchestra)
Commemorating the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, the University of Alabama University Chorus and University Singers (Dr. Andrew Minear, director) with special guests the Prentice Concert Chorale (Dr. Leslie Poss, director) and a Chamber Orchestra consisting of UA faculty and students will present the southeastern premiere performance of acclaimed composer Jocelyn Hagen’s multimedia symphony, The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci for choir, chamber orchestra, and digital projection. The program will also feature the University Singers performing three short Italian Renaissance works that Da Vinci himself might have heard, and Eric Whitacre’s groundbreaking and modern classic Cloudburst for choir and percussion. Completing the program will be readings from Dr. Hank Lazer’s newly published notebook of poetry, Slowly Becoming Awake (N32).
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Frank M. Moody Music Building, 810 Second Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Tickets: General Admission – $10, Seniors (55+) – $5, Students – $3