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Los Angeles Master Chorale Performs at The Ascending Voice III

The Los Angeles Master Chorale, under the baton of associate conductor Lesley Leighton, will perform at Smothers Theatre, Malibu, as part of The Ascending Voice III: An International Symposium of Sacred A Cappella Music at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. Giving a voice to Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Grammy-nominated group is considered one of the world's leading choirs.

At Pepperdine, the chorale's 32 singers are set to perform Ave Maria (Gregorian chant); Ave Maria Guarani by Morricone; O Magnum Mysterium by Victoria; O Magnum Mysterium by Lauridsen; My Lord, What a Mornin' by Burleigh; The Battle of Jericho by Hogan; Os justi meditabitur sapientiam by Bruckner; The Pilgrim's Hymn by Paulus; hope, faith, life, love by Whitacre; Unclouded Day by Kirchner; I Was Glad by Parry; Always Singing by Warland; Four Motets by Copland; Jubilant Song by Dello Joio; Sure on This Shining Night by Lauridsen; and For My Father by McLaren.

The Ascending Voice III, an international symposium devoted exclusively to a cappella music in Christian worship, will take place from Thursday, May 9, to Saturday, May 11.

In addition to lectures and workshop presentations by the world's leading authorities on this rich style of worship, the symposium's daily lineup includes performances by top collegiate choral groups and a sold out May 11 concert by Grammy-nominated ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock.

Tickets to the Los Angeles Master Chorale performance, priced at $45, $35, and $25 for the public and $10 for full-time Pepperdine students, are available now by calling (310) 506-4522. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787.

For more information about the performance, visit the Center for the Arts Web site.

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