Dallas, TX, December 11, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Make your music lover’s holiday more meaningful with a gift of tickets for the first new choral festival in Texas since 1999. Tickets are on sale for the inaugural Dallas Choral Festival on January 10, 2016, bringing together 100 professional singers for a rare performance of a large scale Sacred Masterwork with a professional orchestra, highlighting Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis and conducted by artistic director Greg Hobbs.
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“Beethoven designed his Missa Solemnis with grand performances in mind,” stated artistic director Greg Hobbs. “It is a complex work, requiring a much larger force both chorally and orchestrally. He thought Missa Solemnis to be one of his most significant works, writing on the final manuscript ‘From the heart – may it return to the heart.’”
Greg Hobbs is conductor of the Highland Park Chorale, music director of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, artistic director of the Highlander Concert Series and serves on the faculty of Southern Methodist University as conductor of the Meadows Concert Choir. Hobbs’ choral groups have performed throughout the United States and Europe in concert halls, historic cathedrals and sanctuaries including Carnegie Hall, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, the Caramoor Center, Wiener Konzerthaus, the Cathedral of Bern and the National Presbyterian Church.
How to Purchase Tickets
Tickets to attend the inaugural Dallas Choral Festival may be purchased online at www.dallaschoralfestival.com, by phone at 214.871.5000. Prices start at $20, with $10 student tickets available.
About Highland Park Presbyterian Music Ministry
The Dallas Choral Festival is a ministry of Highland Park Presbyterian Church. With opportunities for children, youth and adults, the music ministry at Highland Park Presbyterian is one of the most far-reaching tools of the church. The ministry offers a wide variety of opportunities for people of all ages to learn more skills for singing and worship leadership. The church’s Highland Music Series features several public concerts each season.