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A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms at Saddleback College
Tickets are $15 general and $10 students/seniors. Call the ticket office at 949-582-4656 (noon to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday) to order your tickets or online atwww.saddleback.edu/arts.
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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA —On Saturday,
7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 18that 2:30 p.m., the Saddleback College
Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, and the
Community Chorale, Concert Choir and professional soloists, under the direction
of Dr. Scott Farthing, join forces to presentA German Requiemby
Johannes Brahms in the McKinney Theatre.
Soloists are Saddleback College voice faculty John
Huntington and Soprano Rhaea D’Aliesio, Saddleback College alumnus and Master’s
degree candidate in Opera at the Longy School of Music in Boston. Those who saw
Saddleback Civic Light Opera’s production ofFiddler on the Rooflast
summer will be thrilled to see John Huntington, who played Tevye, perform
baritone solos in this impressive production.
Saddleback College is located
at 28000 Marguerite Parkway in Mission Viejo, just east of Interstate 5 at the
Avery Parkway exit. Free parking is available in Lot 12. Take Avery
Parkway to Marguerite Parkway turn left to the third traffic light, which is
Saddleback’s Marguerite entrance. Turn right into the campus and take the
second left to Theatre Circle, turning right into Lot 12.
With a long
tradition of excellence in music, the Saddleback College Vocal Program
continues building on that tradition with the very finest in both standard
vocal repertoire and the music of the cutting edge. The primary choirs on
campus include the Community Chorale and the Concert Choir, which perform many
concerts around the area throughout the school year. Membership is open in both
ensembles with the successful completion of a vocal placement interview at the
beginning of each semester. In addition to beginning, intermediate, and
advanced-level vocal classes, Saddleback College offers private voice lessons
to a select few vocalists who are planning on pursuing degrees in vocal
performance at the University or Conservatory level. Past students in the Applied
Music program have been accepted to prestigious music schools across the
country. In addition, Saddleback College is proud to be one of a handful of
community colleges in the state which offer its students the opportunity to
perform in operas and opera scenes each semester.
The Saddleback Symphony Orchestra is
composed from many of Orange County’s most dedicated musicians. Symphony
members bring a wide variety of personal and musical experiences to the
orchestra. The ages of the musicians span from teenagers to retirees –
but equally share a passion for making music. Currently rehearsals are on
Thursday evenings from 7:00 -10:00 p.m. on the Saddleback College campus.
in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and
training to the greater south Orange County community. Having served more
than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and
certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and
educational goals. For more information, please visitwww.saddleback.eduand
for Fine Arts event information, please visitwww.saddleback.edu/arts.