Fairfield County Chorale Presents ‘When Folklore Meets Choral’

By Afton Wooten

As part of its 60th season, Connecticut’s ¬†Fairfield County Chorale will celebrate Latin American music with “When Folklore Meets Choral.”

Music Director David Rosenmeyer is set to lead soloists Pedro Sequera and Oscar Vallejo alongside the Norwalk High School Chamber Singers, directed by Steven Oliveri, and the Future Natives Project through “Misa Criolla.”

Ariel Ramirez’s work fuses themes from the traditional Catholic Mass with the folk rhythms and melodies of Argentina. The piece is sung in Spanish with English translation provided. Also on the program are pieces by Argentinean composer Guastavino, Rodrigo Aranjuelo, and The Future Natives Project. The concert features members of the Norwalk High School Senior Chorus,

The concert will take place at the Norwalk Concert Hall on March 18 at 7:30 pm.

Fairfield County Chorale is comprises 80+ voices, and every concert is presented with a professional musicians and soloists. The group has performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.