Summer is A'Comin' In
7:30 pm, May 31, 2019, Stoughton Opera House
7:30 pm, June 5, 2019 at the Cooksville Lutheran Church
The selections on the program consist of music about summer or inspired by summer. The program includes a piece titled "Summer Is A-comin' in" the title of this concert. This selection was composed around 1249 and is the first 6 part choral composition known to exist. There will be several Madrigals, Part Songs, and music of Elgar, Holst, and Mendelssohn. Closing the program of more current music will include "Summertime" by George Gershwin and a couple other surprise pieces.
Tickets are $5.00 and are available from the Choir Members, at McGlynn Pharmacy and at the door.
The Stoughton Chamber Singers, directed by John Beutel, perform music from a variety of periods and genres. The group has approximately 25 members, who are selected by audition.
The group performs usually in and around Stoughton, WI with concerts in mid to late fall and in late spring/early summer of each year. Some of the venues include: Stoughton Opera House, Stoughton Village Players, and Cooksville's Historic Church. The group occasionally performs at other venues and events in the Stoughton and Madison areas upon request.