Music Institute Chorale: Music She Wrote
Nichols Concert Hall
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Free and open to the public.
Led by conductor Daniel Wallenberg, the Music Institute Chorale presents: "Music She Wrote: A celebration of choral music by women composers" at beautiful Nichols Concert Hall in downtown Evanston.
The program features works by: Isabella Leonarda, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Libby Larsen, Abbie Betinis, Amy Beach, Modesta Bor, Beatriz Corona, Elaine Hagenberg, Josephine Poelinitz, Debbie Friedman, chorale member RuthAnn Shallert-Wygal, and Reena Esmail, the composer in residence at MIC, part of the 2023-24 One Composer, One Community (OCOC) initiative.
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More about the Music Institute Chorale
Daniel Wallenberg, conductor
Gregory Shifrin, pianist
A community chorus that provides an opportunity for adult singers with prior experience to study and perform the best in sacred and secular choral music. Since it began in 1987, the Chorale has one continuing goal: to perform the finest sacred and secular choral music with the highest of standards in a community setting.
Under the leadership of Conductor Daniel Wallenberg, the Chorale has developed a wide range of repertoire, including motets, madrigals, part-songs, folk songs, and larger choral-orchestral works by Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, Duruflé, and many others. Throughout the years, the Chorale has collaborated with local choirs and symphony orchestras and has produced two fully costumed Elizabethan madrigal dinners. In addition, the Chorale has collaborated several times with the Music Institute’s voice faculty for concerts of opera and Broadway music.
For more information about the Chorale, contact Patrick O'Malley.