Music Groups Collaborate for “The Creation” April 28

The Truman orchestra, chorus and Cantoria will perform “The Creation” by Franz Joseph Haydn at 7:30 p.m. April 28 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium.

The performance will be conducted by Sam McClure, professor of music and director of orchestras, and feature vocal soloists Ana Seixas, soprano, Thomas Hueber, tenor and professor of voice, and Ron Witzke, bass and chair of the Department of Music at William Jewell College. Seixas is in residence as a visiting student from the Puccini Conservatory in La Spezia, Italy.

“The Creation” ranks among Haydn’s greatest accomplishments and is one of the most frequently performed of all oratorios. It will be performed in English and last approximately two hours.