Chamber orchestra’s concert is Sunday

Published 10:27 am Thursday, April 18, 2013

Enjoy works by Bach, John Rutter, Brock Besse, Mack Wilberg and others when the Southeastern Chamber Orchestra performs its final concert of its season at 7 p.m. Sunday.

The concert will be at First Lutheran Church, and the orchestra will be joined by members of the First Lutheran Church choir and the Albert Lea Community Chorus for an evening of sacred music of styles ranging from classic to contemporary. Special guest artists are Paul and Kristin Johnson and Brian Koser.

Tickets are available in advance at First Lutheran Church, Marshall Street Music and from orchestra members. Advance tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and free for students high school age and younger. At the door, tickets are an additional $2. Refreshments will be served after the concert.

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