Rehearsals for the new season begin August 23 at the Austin First Baptist Church at 7pm. The choir will be performing the critically acclaimed contemporary choral masterwork “The Armed Man Mass: A Mass For Peace” by world renowned British composer Karl Jenkins. This work, written in 2001, has quickly become a standard piece in the choral repertoire with over 800 performances in less than a decade. The Austin Singers will perform this work on November 19 and 20 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, with both concerts beginning at 7:30pm.
A few of the movements from the mass: