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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Pomona College Choir and Orchestra

3:00 PM
Bridges Hall of Music
Pomona College
150 E. 4th Street
Claremont, 91711
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(909) 607-2671

The Pomona College Choir, Donna M. Di Grazia, conductor and Pomona College Orchestra, Eric Lindholm, conductor offer two performances of Mendelssohn's Elijah with Grammy award-winning guest baritone Nmon Ford, under the baton of Eric Lindholm. Mr. Ford, known for his "powerful and magnificent voice" (Concerto.net), is a Pomona native. He has performed with the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco and L.A. Opera, the National, Chicago and Atlanta symphonies, Hamburg State Opera, Italy's Bologna Opera Company and France's National Opera of Bordeaux, and at the Macerata Opera Festival in Italy, Grafenegg Festival in Austria, Szeged Festival in Hungary, among others. The Pomona College Choir and Orchestra have collaborated on many memorable performances which have included Borodin's "Polovtsian Dances," Verdi's "Requiem," Stravinsky's "Symphony of Psalms," Berlioz's "Grande Messe des morts," Handel's "Messiah," and Mozart's "Requiem" and "Mass in C minor (K. 427)."

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