This year our season will include works by Aaron Copland & Leonard Bernstein, jazz stylings with tenor sax player Mark Colby, the mid-west premiere of David Lang's 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning the little match girl passion, spirituals, sacred music from Eastern Europe, romantic part-songs, and tunes from the American songbook.
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on Saturday, Nov 6 at St.
Petronille Church, Glen
Ellyn, with the Glenbard West Chamber Choir
3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov 7 at Plainfield United Methodist Church, Plainfield
What says ‘American music’ more than a concert featuring the works of Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland? We commemorate the 20th anniversary of the deaths of these two giants in a wide-ranging concert of their choral and theater music. Sacred music, folk songs, selections from his Mass, West Side Story, and Candide.
8 p.m. on Friday, Dec 10 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights
4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec 12 at McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn
A free-flowing evocation of the holiday season, featuring familiar carols, beautiful sacred texts, small ensembles, sing-alongs and improvisations. Get ready for a concert of old, new and ‘never before’ as Christmas, Hanukkah, Solstice and Winter join hands in song.
8 p.m. on Saturday, March 5 at Glen Ellyn Evangelical Covenant Church, Glen Ellyn
3 p.m. on Sunday, March 6 at St. Peter’s Church in the Loop, Chicago
8 p.m. on Monday, March 21 on Live from WFMT, 98.7FM and wfmt.com
NCS is thrilled to present David Lang’s 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning the little match girl passion. This magical musical telling of the Hans Christian Andersen story, captures the essence of the tale with pathos, beauty, and fascination. We’ll surround the passion with devotional music from Russia and the Baltics.
8 p.m.on Saturday, May 7 at McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn
From the Romantic part-songs of Brahms and Schubert to the ballads of the Great American Broadway songbook, we celebrate the oldest human sport, the interplay of the X’s and Y’s. Together and apart, the women and men of the NCS sing into spring with flash and dash, and all we can say is — Vive La Difference!