Madrigalia, an 18-voice chamber ensemble, presents “Mad” for Jazz, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10 at Asbury First United Methodist Church,
1050 East Ave.; and again at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at Hale Auditorium on the campus of Roberts Wesleyan College, both in Rochester.
Tickets for the Friday show are $15 general admission, $8 for students and $5 for children 12 and under, and may be reserved by calling (585) 271-1050.
Tickets for the Saturday show are $10 general admission and $8 for senior citizens and students and may be reserved by calling (585) 594-6008.
The weekend's program will include music inspired by jazz, including pieces by George Gershwin, Dave Brubeck, George Shearing and many others, accompanied by trumpets, vibraphone, double bass, piano and drums. Madrigalia and their guests, the Asbury First Children’s Choir, will also present a rare American performance of “Psalmkonzert” by German composer Heinz Werner Zimmerman.
Now celebrating its 30th Anniversary Season, Madrigalia's vocal repertoire includes traditional and contemporary styles exploring secular and sacred choral literature from earlier times through the twenty-first century. Directed by Roger Wilhelm, Madrigalia performs throughout Western New York, and is a member of the Greater Rochester Choral Consortium, the Arts and Cultural Council and Chorus America.
For details, call (585) 234-4283, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.madrigalia.org.
This concert is funded in part by a grant from the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the New York State Legislature.