Southwestern Singers will perform first-ever choral event at The Modern

FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) -- Cliburn at The Modern will present its first-ever choral event at Fort Worth’s famed Museum of Modern Art Nov. 10. The concert, which begins at 8 p.m., will take place in the museum auditorium.

C. David Keith, professor of conducting at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, will conduct a 40-member chamber choir, The Southwestern Singers, as they perform excerpts from Morten Lauridsen’s masterpiece “Lux Aeterna,” along with works from five other contemporary composers. Guests are invited to meet the artists in the museum lobby following the concert.

Cliburn at the Modern, now in its third season, is the Van Cliburn Foundation’s concert series dedicated to the exploration of contemporary music. Under the artistic direction of Shields-Collins Bray, the series offers a rare opportunity for Metroplex audiences to discover the works of living composers in an informal, accessible atmosphere.

Tickets are $12 for for members of the Van Cliburn Foundation, and $15 for non-members. Tickets are available at the central ticket office at 817-335-9000. Student discounts are available. For more information on the concert, log onto www.cliburn.org.

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