In honor of Mozart's 260th birthday, the German-American Society of Utah will hold a concert titled "Mostly Mozart" on Saturday, October 22, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Mark's Cathedral in Salt Lake City. As the title suggests, the event will feature choral works by Mozart as well as other classical pieces.
This one-time performance is a special project sponsored by the German-American Society, separate from the German Chorus Harmonie. We invite anyone interested in singing in this special chamber choir to attend auditions on Tuesday, August 9th, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 1030 S Foothill, Salt Lake City.
Audition Requirements and Procedure
- Bring one of your favorite songs including sheet music.
- In addition, prepare one of the following rounds by Mozart: K 561 “Bonanox” or the K 553 “ Alleluia” round. Music for these pieces is attached below.
- Mrs. Berger, the Choral director will do a vocal warm up exercise followed by you singing your song plus round of choice.
Please come and try out; this will be a low pressure audition,
and the music will be wonderful!
Concert and Rehearsal Details
- The chamber choir will sing mostly works from Mozart’s operas (The Magic Flute) and various masses, e.g., “Venite Populi” K 260 (248a) (8- part Chorus), the unfinished Munich D-minor Kyrie, etc.
- All pieces will be sung in original language (German or Latin).
- Rehearsals will be each Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church (1030 S Foothill)
- Final dress rehearsal will be Friday, October 21st, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Marks Cathedral in Salt Lake City
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