Cal Poly Choirs Virtual Concert: 'Breathe in Hope'


  • Presented By: Cal Poly Music Department
  • Dates: March 13, 2021
  • Address: Online San Luis Obispo
  • Phone: (805) 756-2406
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price:

The choirs will present “Breathe in Hope,” a virtual winter concert that will feature a variety of selections on the theme of perseverance and hope at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 13. PolyPhonics will perform music by Camille Saint-Saëns and influential African American composer Adolphus Hailstork. The University Singers will present music by André Thomas, plus Ernst Toch’s celebrated “Geographical Fugue.” Dale Trumbore’s “Breathe in Hope” will be performed by the Cal Poly Women’s Chorus. The piece is based on a Facebook post in response to the killing of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. The Cal Poly Chamber Choir will present a special mass with movements from a variety of Renaissance composers that showcase the development of the genres in that period. Scott Glysson conducts the Cal Poly Choirs, which are accompanied by Paul Woodring. Tickets are sold at the Performing Arts Center, 805-756-4849. For more information, visit the Music  Department calendar website.

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