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DIG THESE A CAPPELLA FELLAS 

Thursday, Jan 13 2011
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It's old home week for L.A.'s Cornell alumni who, no matter how long they've lived out West, will never cease to thrill to "The Song of the Classes," "The Evening Song" and, of course, ye olde "Cornell Alma Mater." But you don't have to be a graduate of the famed Ithaca institution to enjoy the Cornell University Glee Club, which is an institution in and of itself. The acclaimed, time-honored all-male chorus is so professional and captivating that the legendary Eugene Ormandy crowned it with superlatives and Alfred Thigpen of the Washington Post was inspired to declare, "Throw out all stereotypes. The Cornell University Glee Club has developed a virtuosic choral sound that has far more in common with the King's Singers than 40 guys with a keg." This week, as guests of the Pasadena Master Chorale and their music director, Jeffrey Bernstein, a Cornell alum, the Glee Club, under the direction of Scott Tucker, performs a wide-ranging program that includes selections from the European Renaissance, folk music of the Americas and works by California-based alumni, including Byron Adams, Joseph Gregorio, David Lefkowitz and David Conte. The Hangovers, the a cappella subset of the Glee Club, will add a lighter touch with some popular fare and, of course, those beloved college songs. The concert kicks off with the PMC performing the "Introit" and "Kyrie" from Mozart's Requiem, K. 626.
Sun., Jan. 16, 4 p.m., 2011
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