CSLA Golden Eagle Singers Performance with the L.A. Gregorian Schola

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/01/96

Contact: Margie Yu,
Public Affairs Assistant
(323) 343-3047

CAL STATE L.A. PRESENTS A MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

Featuring the CSLA Golden Eagle Singers and the Los Angeles Gregorian Schola

What & Who:
The Golden Eagle Singers at California State University, Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Gregorian Schola present "Music of Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Chants for the Season." Conducted by William Wells Belan of Cal State L.A. and Robert M. Fowells of the L.A. Gregorian Schola.

When:
Sunday, November 24, 1996, 7 p.m.

Where:
St. Basil's Catholic Church, 3611 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.

More:
The Los Angeles Gregorian Schola's performance will include such Gregorian chants as Alma Redemptoris Mater, Ecce virgo concipiet and O magnum mysterium.

The Golden Eagle Singers of Cal State L.A. will perform short works by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, along with his extended setting of the Ordinary for the Midnight Mass for Christmas (Messe de Minuit pour Noël). The smaller settings include: Gratias Tibi Deus; Laudate Dominum omnes gentes; Salve Regina from Motets à la Vierge no. 4; Laudate Dominum for three solo voices; and Petite Cantate de Noël.

As part of the Charpentier Midnight Mass, the Schola will also interpolate the chant propers. These include: Dominus dixit ad me, Tecum principium, Alleluia: Dominus Dixit, and Laetentur caeli. The Midnight Mass will be accompanied by an orchestra; the motets include continuo instruments as well as select concerted combinations.

Tickets:
General admission is $8 and student/senior tickets are $5 each.

Info:
Open to the public. For tickets or more information, call William Wells Belan, CSLA Music Department, (323) 343-4060.

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