Monteverdi Presents “Poetic Voices” Concerts
For Stevens Point News
STEVENS POINT — The Monteverdi Chorale, under the direction of James A. Carpenter, will present Poetic Voices to conclude their 31st season on May 5th at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Stevens Point, and on May 6th at 3:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point.
Randall Thompson’s beloved Frostiana forms the heart of our spring program, which also includes settings of Shakespeare, Housman, Rilke, and more. This is an inspiring finale to our season of words and music.
This concert is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin, with the support of Wisconsin Public Radio and in partnership with the College of Fine Arts and Communication of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point..
The Monteverdi Chorale is led by James A. Carpenter, Artistic Director. Carpenter has over twenty years of professional experience in choral conducting and education and holds a bachelor’s degree in choral music education and voice from Ithaca College, NY and a master’s degree in choral conducting from UW-Madison. The Monteverdi Chorale is a regional, sixty-member, multigenerational, auditioned community group encompassing many musical backgrounds. The mission of the Monteverdi Chorale is to present excellent choral music reflecting various periods and styles performed by auditioned regional musicians for diverse, mostly regional audiences. Monteverdi Chorale is in their 30th performance season. Singers hail from Stevens Point, Plover, Mosinee, Wisconsin Rapids, Wausau, Junction City, Rosholt, Amherst, Custer, Waupaca, Marshfield, and Wautoma.
Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors, and $5 for students. Monteverdi Chorale is happy to provide one free student ticket with each paid general admission or
senior ticket. Tickets are available at www.monteverdichorale.org, from [email protected], from any Monteverdi Chorale member, or at the door.
A reception for the audience and the singers will be held immediately following the Saturday evening concert.