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"I HEAR AMERICA SINGING"
with Arsenal Technical's Top Choir, 'Techoir'
Sat. Oct. 6, 2012 8pm
Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, 418 E. 34th St. Indianapolis
The season begins Oct. 6 with “I Hear America Singing,” a concert featuring repertoire that reflects and considers the diverse heritages of America. The singers of Arsenal Technical High School’s top choir, Techoir, will join Encore singers for the choirs’ fifth collaboration. From African American composers like Moses Hogan and Nathaniel Dett to Native American, female, and Chinese American composers, “I Hear America Singing” will bring the performers and audience together at a time when political divisiveness threatens to overwhelm that which unites us.
Sat, Nov. 3, 2012, 8pm
Pleasant View Lutheran Church, 803 West 73rd St., Indianapolis
Celebrate All Saints Day with Encore Vocal Arts and our friends at Pleasant View Lutheran by enjoying a diverse program of songs honoring saints. Composers include John Rutter, Jaako Mantyjärvi, Johannes Brahms, and Arvo Pärt. Encore’s nonprofit partner presenting this concert will be Brooke’s Place for Grieving Children.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2012 7:30pm
Sun., Dec. 9, 2012 3:00pm
Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, 418 E. 34th St., Indianapolis
Mon., Dec 10, 2012 7:30 pm "Messiah Sing Along!" at Indiana Landmarks Center
For the holiday season, Encore will perform Georg Friedrich Handel’s stunning Messiah accompanied by the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. This will be the 3rd collaboration between Encore and the ICO to perform Messiah.
Sat. Feb. 9, 2013 8pm
Location to be determined
“The Myth, the Hero, and the Legend” will usher in 2013 with an inspired program of songs that explore the stages of a hero’s journey, as described by Joseph Campbell in The Power of Myth. Top choral and orchestral students from Zionsville High School will join Encore singers for this spirited concert. Repertoire includes Eric Whitacre’s legendary Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine, John Williams’ Duel of the Fates from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Handel’s See the Conquering Hero, and more.
Sun. Apr. 28, 2013 3pm
Freidens United Church of Christ, 8300 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis
Encore closes the season with “Impressionable,” featuring music from and inspired by the early 20th-century Impressionist artistic movement in France. Music for a capella choir and organ accompaniment include Fauré, Debussy, Poulenc, and Duruflé, four pillars of French Impressionist music.
Share in this creative, powerful season of concerts performed by one of Indianapolis' most beloved ensembles. Tickets are $18 for general admission, $15 for seniors (55+), and students free with paid adult. They may be ordered by phone, 317-576-7676, or on-line at www.encorevocalarts.org. Season support is provided by Arts Council of Indianapolis, the Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate, Barnes and Thornburg, and Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation.