Cal Poly Choirs to Present ‘Ubi Caritas’ Concert Virtually on Saturday June 5

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Choirs will present a virtual concert titled “Ubi Caritas” which will feature a variety of selections on the themes of charity and love at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 5.

Cal Poly’s Chamber Choir will present three 20th century settings of the Latin text “Ubi Caritas,” all loosely based on the ancient chant melody. This portion will feature works by Maurice Duruflé, Ola Gjeilo and Luke Mayernik. The group will also perform several Italian and French secular works.

The Cal Poly Women’s Chorus will present “Someone Will Remember Us” by Jocelyn Hagen. The choir will be accompanied by animal science major Hana AbdulCader on harp, plus a string trio of Music Department faculty members: Emily Lanzone, violin; Michael Whitson, viola; and Laura Gaynon, cello.

PolyPhonics, Cal Poly’s premier ensemble, will perform music by Carlos Guastavino and Joseph Rheinberger, as well as a special comical selection.

The University Singers will present music by J.S. Bach and R. Scott Coulter, among others.

Scott Glysson conducts the Cal Poly Choirs, which are accompanied by Paul Woodring.

Tickets to the virtual event are $10 and can be purchased online from the Performing Arts Center. To order by phone, call 805-SLO-4TIX (805-756-4849) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The event is sponsored by Cal Poly’s Music Department, College of Liberal Arts and Instructionally Related Activities program.

For more information, visit the Music Department’s calendar website, email or call 805-756-2406.

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Contact: Michele Abba

April 29, 2021

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