St. Mary’s Choir and Chamber Singers Perform April 17
April 5, 2011
Press Release #11-070
The voices of the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Choir and Chamber Singers will blend with special guest soloists from Washington, D.C., and pianists Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock to perform the German Requiem by Johannes Brahms at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 22375 Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park. “Brahms,” said conductor Larry Vote, “arranged the work for piano four-hands, and I am delighted that Brian, Beverly, and I will join forces for this beautiful work.” The concert is free and open to the public.
Guest soloists include Colleen Daly, who according to The Washington Post is rapidly emerging as a dramatically powerful singer in the operatic arena, as well as concerts and recitals; and Bob McDonald, a regular in D.C. musical theater.
St. Mary's College of Maryland, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. More than 2,000 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary's River in Southern Maryland.