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Concerts

2016-2017 Concert Season

This season, we again use the power of music to unlock important issues that face our community, and we celebrate choral/orchestral masterworks in partnership with our friends at the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra.  

A Sea Symphony – Ralph Vaughan Williams

 

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Join us in a special collaboration with the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton

Join us in a special collaboration with the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra in celebration of their 50th anniversary season!

Ralph Vaughan William’s Sea Symphony is both thrilling and haunting, as it marries energy and melody of the music with text taken from Walt Whitman’s poems entitled Leaves of Grass. This thrilling tale of the sea features intensely powerful passages, gentle acapella choral passages, brass fanfares, and baritone & soprano soloists. Also on the program, William Walton’s Coronation Te Deum, a majestic choral/symphonic work composed for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

This concert is the first in the U.S. VENTURE MASTERWORKS SERIES and is made possible through a generous grant from the U.S. Venture/Schmidt Family Foundation. We also thank newVoices season sponsor COMMUNITY FIRST CREDIT UNION for making this presentation possible for the community.

Tickets are available through the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center box office at 920-730-3760

 

Concerts earlier this season:

Voice Your Vote: the power of one

Saturday, October 22, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Lawrence University Memorial Chapel
Pre-concert discussion at 6:45 p.m.

If politics divide us, our basic rights unite us and our songs of liberty ignite us. Leave the partisan politics at the door, because we will present music that connects all of us to our basic rights as Americans: the freedom to choose representative government in peaceful elections. Our programming will present music of liberty, freedom, and pride underscoring every citizen’s right to participate in government.

We will present this program in collaboration with the League of Women Voters. 

Christmas at the Chapel, Lawrence Memorial Chapel, Appleton

Sat., Dec.17, 2015, 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $25 adults, $10 students
Special guest artist: Kathrine Handford, Organist and the Lawrence Academy of Music Young Men’s Chorus

This annual concert has become one of the most cherished celebrations of the Christmas season in northeast Wisconsin. Join us as we present a 100% sacred program of Christmas music that celebrates the birth of our Savior and focuses on the true meaning of the Christmas season. We feature traditional carols, recent compositions, and audience sing-alongs that celebrate Christ’s birth. The candlelit procession to “Silent Night” provides a peaceful and reflective ending to our concert and we love sharing this with you!

Christmas at the Cathedral, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
140 South Monroe Ave, Green Bay
Fri., Dec.16, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $20 adults, $10 students
Special guest artist: Kathrine Handford, Organist

For the first time, we bring our annual sacred celebrate of Christmas to Green Bay in the majestic St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. Join us as we present a 100% sacred program of Christmas music that celebrates the birth of our Savior and focuses on the true meaning of the Christmas season. We feature traditional carols, recent compositions, and audience sing-alongs that celebrate Christ’s birth. The candlelit procession to “Silent Night” provides a peaceful and reflective ending to our concert and we love sharing this with you!

Cabaret on the Ave
A Fundraiser for newVoices!
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center – Kimberly-Clark Theater, Appleton

A little bit Broadway. A dash of Jazz. A sizzle of pop. The tunes you love and the music you know on one stage, one night only! Our talented singers featured in solos, small groups and the whole ensemble in a evening of sophisticated entertainment and downright campy humor. Yummy food, romantic seating, raffles and more. Get your tickets early – limited seating. All proceeds benefit newVoices operations, 50% of your ticket price is a tax-deductible donation to newVoices.

  • Celebrity emcee Bill Jartz from WBAY TV
  • Hors d’oeuvre buffet & adult refreshments
  • Raffles & live auction items: Packer football signed by Coach McCarthy, travel packages, dance lessons and a wheelbarrow of libations!