As the Chicago area’s premier volunteer choral ensemble, and one of the oldest musical organizations in the United States, Apollo Chorus has been thrilling audiences since 1872. Its 120-plus auditioned members, under the leadership of Music Director and Conductor Dr. Stephen Alltop, include men and women of all ages, races, creeds, and occupations brought together by their love of singing.

 

 

Mahler’s No. 2 Symphony (“Resurection”)

Apollo Chorus of Chicago will join Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, University Chorale, and Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble.

Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 2 (“Resurrection”), an exploration of the afterlife and resurrection established Mahler’s compositional style and launched his fame.

Victor Yampolsky, Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, conductor

Donald Nally, Northwestern University Chorale, director of choral activities

Stephen Alltop, Apollo Chorus of Chicago, music director & conductor

Jessica Rivera, soprano

Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano

Friday, May 27, 2016   7:30 PM - 9:00 PM   Northwestern University, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall           

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 6:30pm – 7:45PM  Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Chicago

 

Admission is FREE