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DeKalb Festival Chorus to perform May 5

May 3, 2013

Logo of the DeKalb Festival ChorusThe DeKalb Festival Chorus will perform its spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, in the NIU Music Building’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall.

A pre-concert lecture will take place at 2:30 p.m.

Sunday’s concert centers on Joseph Haydn’s late masterpiece, the Lord Nelson Mass. It will feature a chamber orchestra and four great soloists whose national careers include the Chicago Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera Cleveland and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

The vocal soloists will open the concert with a selection of areas and concert numbers.

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or by calling (815) 517-0243. Thanks to a generous donation from the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fun, admission for students is free.