We have a couple of Pre-Talks in the Founder’s Room coming up. First up, this Sunday at 1:00 PM Dan Stowe will be giving the Pre-Talk before the Elias String Quartet. For those of you not familiar with Dan, he directs the Notre Dame Glee Club, Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra and Notre Dame Collegium Musicum. So he’s quite busy!
Next month we have a Pre-Talk before Cuarteto Casals on February 12th at 1:00 PM. This talk will be done by Dr. Mark Doerries. Dr. Doerries is the Artistic Director of the Notre Dame Children’s Choir.
Which brings us exciting news about the Notre Dame Children’s Choir! This past November their album “O Emmanuel” debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Traditional Classical Albums chart! I’m not sure how much competition there is in the Traditional Classical Albums chart, but still that is quite the achievement! None of my albums have charted anywhere, at any time.
Anyways, this album is also of note because it was recorded this past May right here in the Leighton Concert Hall! So if you want to record a chart topping album, our building is the place to do it. Congrats goes out to Dr. Doerries and all the children that make up this fine choir.
For more news on it please check out this article: