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Hilo Community Chorus Spring Concert Set for May 18

May 12, 2019, 5:34 PM HST
* Updated September 8, 3:31 PM
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Tom McAlexander, longtime musical director and conductor of the Hilo Community Chorus. Courtesy photo.

The Hilo Community Chorus will present its annual spring concert on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 3 p.m. at First United Protestant Church.

Music for the concert includes Fauré’s Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine, (full chorus); Brahms’ Alto Rhapsody (alto soloist and male chorus) and Psalm 13 (female chorus).

The concert will feature four conductors: Walter Greenwood for Cantique de Jean Racine, Melanie Oldfather for Alto Rhapsody, Doug Albertson for Psalm 13 and Tom McAlexander for Requiem.

Soloists are Gerdine Markus for Alto Rhapsody; Kyra Gomes for the Pie Jesu movement from Requiem; and Pressley Sutherland for Offertory and Libera Me movements from Requiem.

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Accompaniment will be provided by Walter Greenwood. The guest second keyboardist is Kanako Okita. Kelly Stuart will perform on cello.

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Tickets available from chorus members or at the door: $15 adults, $10 senior/students and $5 children.

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