Maestro Joseph Flummerfelt visits our rehearsal

It was one of those moments in which one feels truly fortunate. Here I sat, like I have so many other Tuesday nights over the past 15 years, in rehearsal with the 150+ singers of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, preparing for our upcoming performance. What was different about tonight, however, was the fact that I… Read More

Can We Tell Them We Are Hungry?

In last week’s overview of ZABUR, the upcoming world premiere by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, we looked at the use of traditional Psalm texts (Psalms 2 and 102) by composer Mohammed Fairouz. These texts, sung by the Symphonic Choir in Arabic, form the framework of this two-movement work for chorus, children’s choir and symphony orchestra…. Read More

One Month Away

It’s pretty heady stuff…to know that we, the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, is responsible for bringing to life the brand new ZABUR. Written by American composer Mohammed Fairouz, and set for full symphony orchestra, large mixed choir, children’s choir and soloists (tenor and baritone), ZABUR is a setting of familiar psalm texts cast in a dramatic… Read More