The Hiram College Choir and several Hiram alumni are set to perform with the West Shore Choral on Sunday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Magnificat Center for the Performing Arts (20770 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River, Ohio 44116)
The West Shore Choral’s 40th anniversary spring concert will feature Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2, Lobgesang, with full professional orchestra, and special guests, the Hiram College Choir.
Composed in 1840 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Johannes Gutenberg’s movable type printing press, the Lobgesang celebrates the spread of literacy made possible by Gutenberg’s invention.
The 40th anniversary performance of this stirring and rarely performed master work costs $15 per person, students are free. A reception will follow. For tickets call 216.221.1639 or 216.556.4368, visit www.westshorechorale.org, or pick up tickets at the door.
Performing Hiram College alumni include: