Arts and Culture / Magazine Feature

Brits join Denverites in symphonic performance

The London Symphony Chorus will join the University’s own award-winning Lamont Symphony Chorus at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 14. Part of the Newman Center Presents series, the performance in the Newman Center’s Gates Concert Hall will be preceded by a free Behind the Curtain lecture at 6:30 p.m.

The performance will be the first in the U.S. west of the Hudson River by the 100-strong London Symphony Chorus. The chorus will be joined by local professional soloists Jennifer Kittinger Loss, soprano; Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano; Jason Baldwin, tenor; and Kenneth Cox, Lamont opera program director, bass. Maestro Lawrence Golan will lead the group in a performance of Rossini’s “Stabat Mater.”

The concert will include performances of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ “Ojai Festival Overture” and “London” from Haydn’s Symphony No. 104.

Tickets are $25–$65. Discounts are available for students, groups, seniors and DU faculty and staff. For information and tickets, contact the Newman Center box office in person or at 303-871-7720. Tickets also are available through Ticketmaster, 303-357-2787 or at any Ticketmaster outlet.

The Newman Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2344 E. Iliff Ave. Paid parking is available in the Newman Center garage.

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