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East Bay Singers perform Durufle's 'Requiem' at stunning Oakland cathedral

Men singing.

Men singing.

  • May 11, 2010 3:00pm

What a treat we have for you!

The East Bay Singers and Oratorio Society, accompanied by Jonathan Dimmock on the 5,298-pipe Cathedral of Christ the Light organ, will perform Maurice Durufle’s "Requiem" Saturday, May 29.

The program will include the Oratorio Society singing Benjamin Britten’s “Rejoice in the Lamb,” and the Baker University Chamber Choir from Kansas singing William Byrd’s a cappella, “Mass for Five Voices.” The concert will conclude with all singers and the organ performing, “I was Glad,” by Sir Hubert Parry. 

Buddy James, associate professor of music, and Matthew Potterton, of Baker University, will jointly conduct the 8 p.m. concert at the cathedral, 2121 Harrison St., Oakland.

Admission will be $7 general, $5 seniors, and free to those with a CSUEB or student ID. TIckets may be reserved at: 

Questions should be directed to (510) 885-3167 or Music

Those interested in learning more about the cathedral – the first to be built in the 21st century – may participate in a docent-led tour beginning at 7 p.m. The price for that is $5 per person. For tour information, contact: or call 510. 271.1943.


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