UWI Chorale presents: De Mass, De Gospel, De Folk

Event Date(s): 25/04/2009 - 04/05/2009

The Festival Arts Chorale will host two post-Easter concerts in North and South Trinidad. The first takes place on Saturday 25th April at 7:30 p.m. at the newly commissioned Daaga Hall, UWI, St. Augustine, while the second takes place at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Harris Promenade on Sunday 3rd May from 6:30 p.m.

The Chorale, under the musical direction of UWI Lecturer Jessel Murray, presents the very popular Schubert Mass in G, accompanied by the National Sinfonia Orchestra, with guests Turon Roberts-Nicholas, Marlon De Bique and Michelle Dowrich.

Aside from her singing in the Mass, Ms. Roberts-Nicholas, winner of the Jean Abdool Trophy for the Most Outstanding Vocalist of the 2008 Music Festival, will perform her signature work the Queen of the Night Aria from the Magic Flute. Mr De Bique, part of the worldwide tour of Porgy and Bess, and Ms. Dowrich, fresh from her solo concert in at the Naparima Bowl in 2008, will perform solos with the National Sinfonia Orchestra.

The Chorale will perform well known gospel works including This Little Light of Mine and folk favourites such as Rudders’ Calypso Music.  

Tickets are priced at $125 and are available at UWI Department of Creative and Festival Arts, Agostini Street, St. Augustine.

For ticket information, please contact the UWI Department of Creative and Festival Arts at (868) 662 2002 Ext. 2510, 3622 or 3792. For more information and/or reservations for St. Paul’s, please contact the Festival Arts Chorale at uwi.festival.arts.chorale@gmail.com or (868) 743-0841 or (868) 296-6567, or (868) 296-6567 or 743-0841.