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Echoes, University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club, Dallas/Flower Mound, TX
May 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5$15
University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club
Eugene Rogers, director
ECHOES is a celebration of the past and future. University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club concludes their celebration of the University’s bicentennial and their director Dr. Eugene Rogers’ final season with the group. The MGC will perform a retrospective concert of past pieces performed and new works that look to the future. The program includes two new works that celebrate the University “This Ring of Echoes” by Theodore Morrison (Megan Levad, poet) and Kristin Kuster’s “Michigan Unite” along with a premiere of a new work “Out of the Cradle” by Iman Habibi which bids a fond farewell to times gone by and looks to the future. Other works include: Benjamin Britten’s “Ballad of the Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard,” Francis Poulenc’s “Petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise,” Daniel Elder’s “Ballade to the Moon,”Rollo Dilworth’s “Harriet Tubman,” J. David Moore’s “Bound for the Promise Land”, James Erb’s “Shenandoah,” John Legend’s “Glory” and much more.
About the University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club
Founded in 1859, The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club is one of the oldest collegiate choruses in the United States and long acclaimed as one of the finest male choruses in the world. The Glee Club is known for its wide repertoire of music that incorporates selections from different musical styles and periods including Renaissance motets, Romantic anthems, opera choruses, folksongs, spirituals, contemporary works, and, of course, Michigan songs. Since the beginning of Dr. Rogers’ tenure in 2011, the club has premiered over twenty new arrangements and compositions.