LBCC Winter Choir Concert “Cloudburst!”

The Linn-Benton Community College choirs will perform “Cloudburst!” on Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the LBCC Russell Tripp Performance Center, Takena Hall, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

Conducted by James Reddan, LBCC director of choral activities, the performance includes the Concert Choir, Re-Choired Element Chamber Choir, Women’s Choir and the a cappella groups Blue Light Special and The Sirens. Diana Hancock will accompany on piano. 

In addition, the LBCC choirs just released their second CD, Ear Candy, which will be available for purchase at the concert, and Gracewinds Music in Corvallis.

The concert will feature many different choral works celebrating different choral traditions and cultures many reflecting nature in various times and places, including pieces such as Dubula (Hatfield), Sure on this Shining Night (Barber), Jene Rosen (Mahler/Reddan), Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (Brahms), Laughing Song (Blake), two versions of the Russian classic Bogoroditse Djevo (Rachmaninoff & Arvo Pärt), Il est bel et bon (Passereau), Let Me Fly (Decormier), and will finish with Cloudburst! (Whitacre) with pieces in English, Spanish, German, and Russian.

The a cappella ensembles will present a wide variety of popular favorites including Hall of Fame, The Lion Sleeps Tonight, Little Lion Man, Titanium, and As Long As You Love Me! Additionally, this concert will celebrate all of the choirs as they prepare for their national festival competition in late March!

Tickets are $10 general admission, $7 for students and seniors, $5 for those under 18. Purchase for no fee online at www.linnbenton.edu/russelltripptheater, by phone at 541-917-4531, or at the theater box office 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. the week of the performance.  

For more information, contact the LBCC theater box office at 541-917-4531. For special needs and accommodations, contact the Office of Disability Services at 541-917-4690 or via Oregon Relay TDD at 1-800-735-2900 at least 72 hours in advance of this event.

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