Christopher Moore to give recital
Trumpet music by composers from around the world will be performed by Christopher Moore, Grammy Award winner and Kansas University trumpet professor, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Swarthout Recital Hall in Murphy Hall.
Moore will be accompanied by KU professor Robert Koenig.
The program will include "Proclamation," by American composer Ernest Bloch; "Sonatas for Trumpet," by Italian Baroque composer Giovanni Bonaventura Viviani; "Concerto for Trumpet," by Austrian composer Joseph Haydn; "Intrada," by American composer Joseph Turrin; "Concerto," by French contemporary composer Charles Chaynes; and "Concert Etude," by Russian composer Alexander Goedicke.
Moore won a Grammy in February for "Hornsmoke," recorded when he was a member of the Chestnut Brass Company.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Severinsen and band to play at JCCC
Overland Park Doc Severinsen and His Big Band will perform their repertoire of gospel, jazz, blues and signature big band classics at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd.
Tickets, at $34, $37 and $40, are available by calling the Carlsen Center Box Office, (913) 469-4445.
KU choral groups pair for concert
Kansas University's Women's Chorale and Men's Glee Club will kick off the KU Choral Festival with a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.
The Women's Chorale, directed by Mitos Cox, will perform Ralph Vaughan Williams' arrangement of "Magnificat," Holst's "Ave Maria," Durufle's "Tota pulchra es," Keith Hamel's "Lullaby," John Leavitt's "the/sky/was," and MacGillivray's "Song for the Mira."
The Men's Glee Club, directed by Gary Weidenaar, will sing Richter's "The Creation," DesPres' "Absalon," DeCormier's "Rainbow 'round by Shoulder," Schubert's "La Pastorella," Mechem's "Blow Ye the Trumpet" and "KU Fight Songs," arranged by Wilcken/Carter.
The KU Choral Festival is a series of three concerts. Other concerts will feature the Vocal Collegium Musicum on Saturday and the Concert Choir and University Singers on Nov. 13.