PHOTO GALLERY: Chorus, conductor, composer prepare for oratorio

April 22, 2014 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
The chorus rehearses "The War Amongst Families and Neighbors: The Civil War in Missouri" for its impending premiere. MU composer Stefan Freund's 90-minute oratorio will premiere at 7 p.m. Thursday in Jesse Auditorium. It will be performed by the Columbia Civic Orchestra, MU Choral Union, University Singers and three guest soloists. The piece includes four spoken texts, five arrangements of Civil War songs and 18 original compositions.

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