In a lighthearted excursion into a varied and somewhat less traditional realm of song and choral repertoire, Master Chorale of Flagstaff presents a “choralovely” show entitled “Happily Everafter” at Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m.
This lively program is part of the 40th season of the Master Chorale of Flagstaff. The community chorus was founded in 1978 by former NAU Director of Choral Studies, Dr. Millard (Mel) Kinney and has since occupied a prominent place in the musical and artistic life of Northern Arizona. It has been a few years since the Chorale has performed in the Sedona/Verde Valley area, and this will be a welcome return to the Cottonwood venue. Joining the Chorale on Sunday afternoon, actors from Flagstaff’s community theatre company Theatrikos will assist the chorus in this engaging combination of story and song.
Master Chorale Director Tom Peterson describes this not-to-be-missed event as one of “storybooks, fairy tales, adventures, and made-up words” and features choral arrangements by American composers Aaron Copland and Stephen Sondheim, a Slovakian folk song setting by Hungarian composer Bela Bartok, and other selections from Broadway shows and Disney films.
Tickets for “Happily Ever After” are available from brownpapertickest.com and at the door on the day of the performance.