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Saint Mary’s Chamber Singers to perform in Colorado

February 25, 2020

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WINONA, Minn. — The Chamber Singers of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will perform in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo., as part of their 2020 concert tour.

The 24-voice select ensemble is directed by Dr. Patrick M. O’Shea, professor of music.

Tour performances will include the following liturgies and concerts:

• Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Rochester, Minn.
Saturday, Feb. 29, 4:30 p.m. Mass
• Grace & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Wednesday, March 4, 7:30 p.m. Concert
• Mullen High School, Denver, Colo.
Thursday, March 5, 10:15 a.m. Short Concert (for students and staff)
• Holy Name Catholic Church, Sheridan, Colo.
Friday, March 6, 7 p.m. Concert
• Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Denver, Colo.
Saturday, March 7, 4:30 p.m. Mass

All concerts are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated above, and guests are welcome at the various liturgies. Repertoire will include a cappella works by William Byrd, Giovanni da Palestrina, Stephen Paulus, Abbie Betinis, Tomás Luis de Victoria, and Moses Hogan. The concerts will feature the Colorado premiere performances of “Haill, Quene of Hevin,” a setting of a modernized Middle English text by Dr. O’Shea.

Upon their return, the Chamber Singers will present a free “Homecoming Concert” at the Chapel of Saint Mary of the Angels, 7th and Vila streets, Winona, on Thursday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, call 507-457-1598 or fax 507-457-1611.