East Meets West
The Island Chamber Singers will be closing out their 15th season with the program East Meets West. The concerts will include from the East, Antonín Dvořák’s, Te Deum, Op. 103 composed in 1892 and dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America. This composition was premiered at Dvořák’s first concert in New York on October 21, 1892. East then Meets West with the singing of John Rutter’s Gloria composed in 1974 and later was premiered in Omaha, Nebraska and conducted by Rutter. Many of the Christmas Songs and Carols of John Rutter are favorites of the Island Chamber Singers and have been previously performed in our concerts. Orchestral accompaniment will include strings, timpani, brass, organ and piano and led by the Island Chamber Singers Founder and Director, Dr. Jane Lindberg.
Tickets are $20 for adults when purchased in advance of concert day. They can be purchased online on our Tickets page; from a member of Island Chamber Singers; at the Amelia Island Welcome Center, 102 Centre Street, (800) 226-3542; at Peterbrooke Chocolatier, 1427 Sadler Road; at the AIFBY Chamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101G (at A1A and Amelia Island Parkway), (904) 261-3248; and at Harrison’s Mercantile at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Spa and Shops, (904) 432-2218. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $25. Tickets are always FREE for all students. For further information or to audition to sing with the group, please call (904) 225-0575 on weekdays.