Dudley Birder Chorale Announces 48th season

The Dudley Birder Chorale announces its 48th season featuring eight performances spanning a variety of music and themes.

The season begins Saturday, October 15th at 2pm, in the Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts – Walter Theatre at St. Norbert College, with the group’s Songs of Healing and Hope concert.

Similar to the chorale’s prior All Saints concerts, the concert repertoire features a mix of beautiful, introspective and thoughtful works including Faure’s “Requiem” and Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.”

This winter, the chorale will present two performances of Christmas with the Chorale, Saturday, December 3rd at 1pm and 7pm, at Nativity of Our Lord Parish, 2270 South Oneida Street, in Green Bay.

No tickets will be required, but donations will be accepted at the door. Concert repertoire will include sacred Christmas hymns, bright selections for organ and piano and more.

Holiday Pops returns to the Weidner Center on Friday, December 9th at 7:30pm, and Saturday, December  10th at 2pm.

The chorale will be joined by longtime collaborators Birder Studio of Performing Arts’ kids’ choir and dancers from the Northeastern Wisconsin Dance Organization (NEWDO). The concert will be a spectacle of holiday cheer and excitement for the whole family.

Local high school choirs will join the chorale to present its Choral Masterworks concert at the Weidner Center, Tuesday, April 4th at 7pm.

The annual Choral Masterworks series includes pieces of the most renowned classical selections that continue to influence people around the world. In collaboration with local high schools, the chorale seeks to demonstrate the importance of classical music and community.

To conclude the season, the Dudley Birder Chorale will present Voices of Spring, Friday, May 19th at 7:30pm, and Saturday, May 20th, at 2pm, at the Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts – Walter Theatre.

Concert repertoire will feature larger-than-life choral renditions of pop, rock, Broadway, folk, and more. Past selections have included “Africa” by Toto, “West Side Story suite, “How Great Thou Art,” “Shout Glory,” and more.

Tickets for all of the season’s performances are available at birderchorale.com.