Performances of musical masterpieces by Felix Mendelssohn and Johannes Brahms will celebrate the career of Music Faculty Roy Klassen on Sunday, April 25, in Paul Shaghoian Performing Arts Center, Willow and International, Fresno.
The program opens with Mendelssohn's "Elijah" at 4:00 p.m. After a light supper in the lobby, Brahms' "Requiem" follows at 7:15 p.m. Klassen will conduct about 120 singers from the Concert Choir and San Joaquin Chorale. Admission is $10 payable at the door.
Audiences will hear three premiers for the price of one at the San Joaquin Chorale concert Saturday, May 3, 2008.
The chorale, under the direction of Fresno Pacific University professor Roy Klassen, D.M.A., will perform its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. in the First Congregational Church of Fresno, 2131 N. Van Ness Blvd.
Admission, payable at the door, is $10 for general audiences and $7 students and senior citizens. Call 559-453-2267 for more information.
The life of the working poor comes to the stage at FPU presents "Nickel and Dimed" as its fall mainstage production.
"Nickel and Dimed" will be at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 8-10 and 15-17, in Ashley Auditorium on the FPU campus, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno, south of the intersection of Chestnut and Butler. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5 for students and senior citizens. For more, call the Arts Office at 559-453-2267.