September 24, 2023, at 2:30 PM
Boettcher Concert Hall (DCPA)
1000 14th St, Denver, CO 80202
Rehearsals at Performing Arts Academy
5690 County Line Place, Highlands Ranch Colorado 80126
Remaining Rehearsal Schedule:
- Tuesday, Sept 12 6:30 - 8:30 at PAA
Sunday, Sept 17 1:00 - 3:00 at PAA
Friday, Sept 22 6:30 - 8:30 at Boettcher Concert Hall
Sunday, Sept 24 2:30 performance (1:00 sound check and call)
Emerging orchestral and vocal talents from Colorado will unite for a unique performance. This collaborative event involves the participation of the Performing Arts Academy and the Central City Opera Performing Artists in a Festival Chorus. The repertoire is set to encompass cherished pieces from the worlds of orchestra, opera, and Broadway.
The PAA Festival Chorus has limited spots available. Students will join 16 professional singers from Central City Opera (CCO) and be accompanied by the Denver Young Artists Orchestra (DYAO) which features top orchestral players from across the state.
Music is provided and handed out during rehearsal. Repertoire includes famous and well known songs such as the Habanera from the opera Carmen, Va Pensiero from the opera Nabucco, Humming Chorus from the opera Madame Butterfly, Maidens Dance from Prince Igor, Make Our Garden Grow from operetta Candide, and selections from the very popular musical Les Miserables. Choral "part tapes" available.
The PAA Festival Chorus is conducted by Dr. James Ramsey, Executive Director for the Performing Arts Academy and Wilbur Lin, Assistant Conductor for the Colorado Symphony Orchestra & Music Director for DYAO.
Tickets available at: coloradosymphony.org
- Each Festival Chorus participant will receive 1 complementary ticket to the performance!