Brazosport Choral Union to close season with April 23 concert
The Brazosport Choral Union’s final concert of the 2015-16 season is slated for Saturday, April 23.
The final performance, “Songs on the Edge of Forever,” includes music that is, or soon will be, iconic choral music in the repertoire.
The program consists of “Hosana” by Brent Pierce; “Ye Followers of the Lamb,” a Shaker Tune arranged by Edwin Ferguson; “Tu Es Petrus” by Palestrina; two folk songs, “Oh Dear! What can the Matter Be” and “Polly Wolly Doddle,” arranged by Gail Kubik and featuring soloists Zach Doughty, Amy Harris and Conner Wilburn; “A Nightingale Sang in Berklee Square,” arranged by Gene Pureling and featuring the BC Jazz Singers; “Seasons of Love,” from “RENT” by Johnathan Larson and featuring soloists Emma Rice and Zach Zarate; two spirituals, “Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child,” arranged by William Bolen and featuring soloist Makayla Dunn and Julianna McKay, and “Witness,” arranged by Jack Hollorand.
The performance is at 7:30 p.m. at The Clarion at Brazosport College. Admission is free and open to the public.
Other concerts that have been featured in the 2015-16 season included a fall concert, Autumn Ambition, with special guest The Brazosport Christian School Choir, Campus Carols: Sounds of the Season, with special guest Lake Jackson Intermediate School Honor Choir and Women’s Choir, and Mozart’s Requiem, with the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra.