“Christ the King” Concert

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Alleluia Ringers dress rehearsal.
Alleluia Ringers dress rehearsal.

The annual “Christ the King” concert, celebrating the last Sunday of Pentecost, will be held on Sunday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m. Kammerchor, the university’s touring choir, and The Alleluia Ringers handbell choir will perform in The Chapel of the Christ Triumphant on the university’s main campus, 12800 North Lake Shore Drive.

Tickets, available at the door, cost $8 for adults, with those 17 and under admitted free.

Professor Mark Bloedow directs 14 undergraduates who ring a total of 73 bells and 79 handchimes. The ensemble has toured Germany and Norway on three occasions, as well as Latvia. They have also appeared with The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra seven times.

Dr. Alexa Doebele conducts a mixed-voice, auditioned ensemble of 32 singers which performs a wide variety of choral literature from the Renaissance to the present. The group has performed in Canada, Brazil, Great Britain, China, Taiwan and the Czech Republic, and most recently Italy where they performed at The Vatican in Rome. Kammerchor will pay tribute to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with selections representing several centuries of Lutheran music by J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Hugo Distler, Johann Walther and F. Melius Christiansen.

“Christmas at Concordia,” December 1 & 2

On Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2, all ensembles will come together to perform a variety of Christmas music from around the world in “Christmas at Concordia.” Tickets for these 7:30 p.m. concerts ($15 for adults and free for those 17 and under) must be reserved by calling 262-243-4243 or by e-mailing music.department@cuw.edu.

For more details on any upcoming performance, please call Cindy Jacoby at 262.243-4243, or visit www.cuw.edu/musicevents.