Desert Chorale in the News

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Desert Chorale announces National ACDA Performance and Tour

The Santa Fe Desert Chorale has announced a special touring and performance project in February 2015. The Desert Chorale has been invited to perform a complete, 70-minute concert at the prestigious national conference of the American Choral Directors Association in Salt Lake City. The Desert Chorale will mark the special invitation with a tour taking them through New Mexico and Colorado. The Chorale will perform the successful program “Dancing the Mystery” with a full ensemble of 24 singers. More information about the ACDA performance, tour and “Dancing the Mystery” will be available in August as we launch our “Dancing the Mystery Tour” campaign.


Restless requiem: Santa Fe Desert Chorale presents Mozart’s Requiem

When the Santa Fe Desert Chorale presents the Requiem by Wolfgang Amadè Mozart in three performances beginning Aug. 7 — two in Santa Fe, one in Albuquerque — it will be essaying a piece that is as problematic as it is revered. All music lovers encounter this masterwork sooner or later, and some find that their relationship with it blossoms into an obsession. But eventually they have to grapple with a curious question: Precisely who wrote the music they have come to love so deeply?

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Romance in the air: Santa Fe Desert Chorale & VOASIS

Let’s say Group A consists of choral music lovers who have no qualms about squeezing into church pews to hear sacred music from the Renaissance, and Group B is made up of young a cappella fans who tweet one another before, during, and after episodes of TV shows Glee and The Sing-Off. Joshua Habermann, music director of the Santa Fe Desert Chorale…

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