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Cal Poly Choirs Fall Concert: Luminous
Night of the Soul

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
8 p.m., Mission San Luis Obispo

The 2018-19 large choral ensembles will be introduced! PolyPhonics and the University Singers will present a fall concert titled “Luminous Night of the Soul,” which is intended to showcase the talent of the Cal Poly vocal program and to give listeners a taste of the year to come. The University Singers will perform a portion of the well-known “Solemn Vespers” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as well as modern works by Craig Hella Johnson and Gwyneth Walker. PolyPhonics, the university’s premier choir, will perform Ola Gjeilo’s “Luminous Night of the Soul” along with a string quartet comprised of Cal Poly students. The choir will also perform Ēriks Ešenvalds’ hauntingly beautiful “Only in Sleep.” Several vocal solos will highlight the diversity and skill of the department’s student vocalists. Paul Woodring is the accompanist for the choirs.

Tickets ($14 general, $9 students)

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Cal Poly Choirs: Holiday Kaleidoscope

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018
3 p.m., Harold J. Miossi Hall, Performing Arts Center

An annual holiday tradition, this concert is a collaborative celebration of choral music in the greater San Luis Obispo area! Along with all three Cal Poly Choirs, the performance will feature three local high school choirs: Cabrillo (Lompoc), Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo. The choirs will each perform their own repertoire, as well as join together with the Cal Poly Brass Ensemble to perform Daniel Pinkham’s festive “Christmas Cantata.” Audience members will have a chance to experience the beauty of the season through traditional holiday favorites, modern masterworks and participatory singing of carols.

Tickets ($12 and $14 general, $9 and $12 students)

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Cal Poly Choirs Winter Concert: All of Us

Saturday, March 16, 2019
8 p.m., Harold J. Miossi Hall, Performing Arts Center

A collaborative effort of several Cal Poly departments, this concert will be centered around the themes of diversity and acceptance. The musical selections will challenge the audience to confront some of the more difficult topics in our world today, such as racism and mental health, while also celebrating our differences and encouraging unity. Visual elements will be woven into the concert as well, creating a complete sensory experience for the audience.

Tickets ($12 and $14 general, $9 and $12 students)

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Cal Poly Chamber Choir Concert: John Rutter 'Requiem'

Saturday, May 11, 2019
8 p.m., Mission San Luis Obispo

The Cal Poly Chamber Choir will perform John Rutter’s beloved setting of the Requiem text, accompanied by chamber orchestra.

Tickets ($14 general, $9 students)

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Cal Poly Choirs Spring Concert: For the Beauty of the Earth

Sunday, June 2, 2019
3 p.m., Harold J. Miossi Hall, Performing Arts Center

This concert will include musical works centered around the themes of nature and the natural world. Selections will include works by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Charles Stanford, Stephen Chatman and many more.

Tickets ($12 and $14 general, $9 and $12 students)

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