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Pro Arte to Present “Remembrance” Concert Sunday November 16

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Pro Arte to Present “Remembrance” Concert Sunday November 16

Spend a Sunday afternoon surrounded by glorious choral music, starting with the purity and simplicity of Renaissance motets, followed by the luxurious Romantic harmonies of Faure and Brahms as Pro Arte commemorates the start of the great war in 1914 and the bravery of our troops in Normandy in 1944.

Pro Arte Chorale’s first concert of the 2014-2015 season, Rememberance. will be presented on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, NJ beginning at 3pm. November is a month of remembrance as we observe All Saints Day and Veteran’s Day, also known as Remembrance Day in the United Kingdom for those who served and gave their lives in two World Wars and other conflicts. In honor of these days of remembrance, this concert features works of great beauty and reflection. Cantique de Jean Racine, and Requiem by Gabriel Fauré; two works by Victoria,one of the best-regarded composers of sacred music in the late Renaissance, and I am the resurrection and the life by Morley, considered to be one of the most famous composers of secular music

Steven Fox, the Musical Director of The Pro Arte Chorale, is also the artistic director of Clarion Music Society in New York, and the music director for Musica Antiqua St. Petersburg in Russia. The Pro Arte Chorale, a 60-member volunteer chorus based in Ridgewood, is committed to enriching the lives of its members and its audience by exploring many musical traditions. For more

information about Pro Arte Chorale or to join the mailing list, visit www.proartechorale.org or send an email to info@proartechorale.org.

The Pro Arte Chorale is sponsored in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment of the Arts. P.O. Box 662 • Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
Phone: 201-497-8400 • email: info@proartechorale.org • web: www.proartechorale.org

All performances are held in ADA compliant venues with handicapped accessible parking, ramps, elevators and restrooms. Large print programs are available.

To order tickets visit the Pro Arte Chorale website, www.proartechorale.org or call 201-497-8400. Adult tickets are $25, children’s tickets are $12 and tickets for seniors/disabled or students are $20.