CLSO Chorale

Calling All Singers!

Love to sing? Don’t miss the chance to sing with the full Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra! In partnership with the Alexandria Community Education, the CLSO offers a fantastic opportunity for singers!  This choir is directed by Nicole Lambrecht, and welcomes all voices.

“I hadn’t sung since high school choir. I’m amazed at how it all came back to me in rehearsal! Singing with a full symphony orchestra is an opportunity of a lifetime. I’m so glad I did it!”

-Chorale Member

Register For CLSO Chorale

Click here to register for the Chorale online or call Alexandria Community Education (320.761.3310)

No cost to register and perform with CLSO Chorale

Rehearsaal Schedule

7:00-9:00 p.m on the following days:
Monday, March 27
Monday, April 3
Monday, April 10
Monday, April 17
Monday, April 24
Monday, May 1
Tuesday, May 9
Tuesday, May 16
Saturday, May 20 (performance)


Performance on May 20, 2023, 7:00 p.m. with the full Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra
At the Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center

Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

Saturday, May 20 @ 7:00 p.m.

Alexandria Area High School Performing Arts Center

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony was commissioned by the Philharmonic Society of London in 1823 but was first performed in Vienna. It is divided into four movements which was common at the time, but Beethoven changed the order of the second (usually slow) and third (usually fast) movements. Perhaps he did that to lead up to the grand final movement more dramatically. He added vocal soloists and choral singers for the first time in a symphony and used a larger orchestra than was common at the time. The choral finale is Beethoven’s musical representation of universal brotherhood based on the “Ode to Joy” theme and is written in theme and variations form, each variation more complex than the previous.

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