Choir to take journey through the '80s
October 18, 2012
JACKSONVILLE, IL – The MacMurray College Choir will take a “Journey Through the ’80s” in its fall concert, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26 at the Annie Merner Chapel, performing songs written in the ’80s across the centuries, from the 1680s, 1780s, 1880s and 1980s.
Admission is free and open to the public. Annie Merner Chapel is located on the northeast corner of Clay Street and College Avenue in Jacksonville.
The 17-member MacMurray College Choir, directed by MacMurray Director of Music Laurie Lewis and accompanied by Dr. Rudy Zuiderveld, will perform classical pieces from Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” (c. 1688) and Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” (1786); to a selection from Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Mikado” (1885); to “Thriller” (1982) performed by Michael Jackson and Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” (1986) plus several other ’80s pieces.