Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and More at NCCU

nccuchoir1If you like classical music, opera or the works of Bach and Mozart then consider a free performance of Magnificat, Ave Verum and Hallelujah at North Carolina Central University, Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at 7 p.m., in the B.N. Duke Auditorium, on Fayetteville Street in Durham.

Magnificat, also known as the Song of Mary, is a joyful song of praise and celebration usually sung during worship or even at Christmas. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an admirer of Bach and crafted the sacred Ave Verum for a choir. The performance at NCCU will include Ludwig Von Beethoven’s Hallelujah. The Operatorio Performance Ensemble will feature the inaugural performance of NCCU’s Centennial Choir. The concert will incorporate other familiar pieces of music like Every Time I Feel the Spirit, Hold On and I’m Going Through.

For additional information about the free recital at the B.N. Duke Auditorium, Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at 7 p.m., please contact Richard Banks, director of choral activities at NCCU, at (919) 530-6268.