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Sunday, November 6, 2011

3 Concerts today: Shiloh, Vermuele, Sacred Heart


NSU Choirs will be in concert at Shiloh Baptist Church this afternoon.
Three excellent concerts this afternoon. Readers with multiple personalities and personal Star Trek-style transporters may be able to take advantage of all three --

3 PM: VICKI GRISWOLD: MUSIC AT THE MANSION

The Fleetwood Museum and Friends of Vermeule Mansion present a FREE concert by pianist, Victoria Griswold.  Vicki, as she is known to her friends and customers at the Plainfield Music Shop, will perform a concert of piano music by women composers.

Victoria Griswold is a classical pianist who has concertized in Europe, Brazil and throughout the New York metropolitan area.  She received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Manhattan School of Music.  Her credits include recordings with the Warsaw Philharmonic, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.

This is the fifth in the series Music at the Mansion held in the restored twenty-six room Vermeule Mansion, at 614 Greenbrook Road, North Plainfield. Light refreshments will follow.
4 PM: SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH HOSTS NORFOLK STATE U CHOIRS

The critically acclaimed 85-voice Norfolk State University Choir of Norfolk, VA, directed by Dr. Carl Haywood will be the featured guest for this wonderful concert. The choir is an ensemble of both male and female voices performing the concert repertoire of all periods. All are invited to attend. A free-will offering will be received. At Shiloh Baptist Church, 515-521 West 4th Street.
4 PM: FAURÉ REQUIEM AT CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF THE SACRED HEART

The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart presents one of the metro area's outstanding concert series.

Gabriel Fauré's Requiem is featured in a program this afternoon that also includes works by York, Eilers, Goodall, Haan and Dvorak. The concerts are free, with a free-will offering being taken.

Sacred Heart is a splendid building with great acoustics and magnificent stained glass windows. If you have never visited, you owe it to yourself to check out one of these concerts.

The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart is at 89 Ridge Street, Newark (next to the entrance to Branch Brook Park and convenient to I-280). For more information visit the website at www.cathedralbasilica.org/.


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