A Centennial Celebration of the Music of Johannes Brahms

September 17, 2007

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Pacific Union College's music ensembles are presenting "The Bold and Beautiful Music of Brahms," a centennial celebration of the life of Brahms (1833-1897), on Saturday, April 5, in the Pacific Union College Church. The concert begins at 4 p.m., and admission is free.

The concert features a number of Brahms' compositions, including his Alto Rhapsody for alto soloist and men's chorus, excerpts from his well-known Requiem, and several shorter works for organ, piano, strings and mixed chorus. Brahms' works will be performed by Pacific Union College's men's chorus, conducted by Assistant Professor of Music Gennevieve Brown-Kibble; the Pacific Union College String Ensemble, conducted by Associate Professor of Music LeRoy Peterson; mezzo-soprano soloist Ellen Cowan, a recent graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; pianists Lynn Wheeler, professor of music, and Helen Chang, a freshman music major; and Professor of Music Del Case on the Pacific Union College Church's Rieger pipe organ.