ROOT — The Choral Arts Society of Southeastern Wisconsin will present “The Spirit Sings – Spirituality in Song from the Middle Ages to Today,” the first concert of its new season, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, at First Presbyterian Church , 716 College Ave.
“Throughout history, faith and song have been intertwined,” said James Schatzman, CAS maestro. “People around the world have found a way to share their spirituality by raising their voices together in song. Giving voice to our faith has inspired some of the most moving songs in the world, and this program is full of them. exciting and rewarding to be able to present this gift to the community.
CAS will present a cross-section of Western religious expression from around the world – from ancient chants to “that religion of old,” from European motets to world music to contemporary worship music. CAS will be joined by the worship team from Light of Christ Church in Kenosha to help with a set of contemporary praise selections.
Advance tickets are $18 for adults and $16 for seniors. Tickets are $2 more at the door. Tickets for children are $7. Advance tickets are available at Personal Touch by Julie Florist or online at choralartsonline.org.
The Choral Arts Society is entering its 36th season of presenting live choral music programs.