From Darkness to Light: Ancient Hymns and Modern Hits

Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 7:30pm
First United Church of Oak Park
848 Lake Street, Oak Park

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Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 4:00pm
St. Josaphat Catholic Church
2311 N. Southport, Chicago

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Join City Voices for a program of exquisite choral music that explores the power of darkness and light to stir emotion and change. Drawing on both sacred and secular texts, classic works and popular music, the concert will feature an array of composers including Ola Gjeilo and Ēriks Ešenvalds, with a special focus on American artists including Edwin Fissinger, Dolly Parton, and the poet Sara Teasdale. The choir will be joined by a string ensemble, piano, and an ensemble of “singing glasses.”

City Voices Singers Share Their Favorite Pieces in the Concert Repertoire
Nguyen “Bobby” Nguyen, pianist

Born and raised in a musical family from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Bobby Nguyen grew up as a piano student of the city’s Conservatory of Music. He continued studying piano through his undergraduate years at North Park University in Chicago, and later at The Juilliard School in New York City. In his free time, Bobby indulges in coffee and tea with his friends, or biking around the streets of Chicago.