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The National Lutheran Choir presents its season finale concert, 'Ventures Known & Unknown.'

Listen: National Lutheran Choir presents farewell concert for conductor David Cherwien

National Lutheran Choir - May 31, 2023

The National Lutheran Choir presents its season finale and farewell concert, Ventures Known & Unknown, featuring some of departing conductor David Cherwien’s favorite repertoire during his 21-year tenure with the ensemble.

The concert, featuring guest artists Charles Lazarus and Martin Jean, includes Johann Sebastian Bach’s thrilling opening movement of Ein Feste Burg, Johann Cruger’s “Awake, My Heart With Gladness,” Louis Vierne’s “Kyrie” and “Gloria” of Messe Sollennelle, as well as “The Spirit’s Work” (Credo) from Kim André Arnesen’s Holy Spirit Mass. The program also includes newer music closely tied to the choir’s second generation under Cherwien’s direction.

Listen to the concert now, with host Steve Staruch, using the player above.

Find out more about the concert in the program below and through the ensemble’s official website.

National Lutheran Choir - Ventures Known & Unknown Concert Program

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