2015 Augustana Choir Tour
The Augustana Choir, the college's premiere choral ensemble, will tour Germany, Denmark and Sweden from May 27-June 15, 2015. Under the direction of Dr. Jon Hurty, the ensemble will perform five concerts. See below for the itinerary, program and promotional information.
If you are interested in hosting the choir for a future concert, please contact Sam Schlouch at (309) 794-7833.
Follow the links below for the Facebook event.
May 30, 2015 - Detmold, Germany; Heilig Kreuz, joint concert with Hochschule für Musik, 7:30 p.m.
June 5, 2015 - Karlstad, Sweden; Karlstad Cathedral 7 p.m.
June 8, 2015 - Hille, Sweden; Hille Church, 7 p.m.
June 11, 2015 - Stockholm, Sweden; Sofia Kyrka, joint concert with Sofia Vokalensemble, 7:30 p.m.
June 14, 2015 - Uppsala, Sweden; Uppsala Cathedral, Service at 11 a.m., concert at 3 p.m.
If you would like to join the Augustana Choir on their tour, learn more about the alumni trip to Scandinavia.
ALLELUIA Jake Runestad (b. 1986)
WHEN DAVID HEARD Norman Dinerstein (1937-1982)
INDODANA Arr. Michael Barrett and Ralf Schmitt
GREAT GOD ALMIGHTY! Stacey V. Gibbs (b. 1962)
O SALUTARIS HOSTIA Eriks Ešenvalds (b. 1977)
MUIÉ RENDÊRA C.A. Pinto Fonseca (1933-2006)
A BOY AND A GIRL Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
To be selected from the following
PINGST Oscar Lindberg (1887-1955)
AFTONEN Hugo Alfvén (1872-1960)
KUNG LILJEKONVALJE David Wikander (1884-1955)
SIXTY-SEVENTH PSALM Charles Ives (1874-1954)
HARK, I HEAR THE HARPS ETERNAL Arr. Alice Parker (b. 1925)
SHENANDOAH Arr. James Erb (1926-2014)
DANIEL, SERVANT OF THE LORD Stacey V. Gibbs (b. 1962)
CHILDREN OF THE HEAVENLY FATHER Arr. Jon Hurty (b. 1959)
Augustana Choir in the news:
Uppsala Nya Tidning's Katarina Glantz raves about the choir's 2008 performance in the Uppsala Cathedral.
The Dispatch-Argus' Jonathan Turner tells of the choir's storied past with Sweden.