Kibalchich in Fitchburg, Mass. Oct. 1936

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Kibalchich in Fitchburg, Mass. Oct. 1936 - 20 Singers In Russian Choir Here Oct. 27 When...
20 Singers In Russian Choir Here Oct. 27 When the Russian Symphonic choir is heard Oct. 27 at Cumings theater in the first of the Fitchburg celebrity series, it will be demonstrated demonstrated what variety can be packed into a program of choral music. This group has no rival in its chosen sphere, and under the able leadership leadership of Basile Kibalchich, the choir has reached a high point ot popu- i larity. | The present is the eighth season ! the choir has made a tour of the · United States, presenting its colorful colorful programs of sacred, symphonic and folk music. For, unlike most choral singing, which is usually of a neutral tint, the work of these 20 Russians has a colorful, dynamic quality and seems to represent the merging of 20 distinct and stimulating personalities rather than whar one feels to be the submerging of personalities personalities in ordinary choirs This vital quality in the choir invests all ·ite-wngB - wheilin they be the" titi- pressive "Credo of Gretchaninoff", the song of the Volga Boatmen or the andante cantabue of Tchai- kowsky. Begun in Paris, 15 years ago by Kibalchich, who was choirmaster of the Russian cathedral in Raris, the choir made several extensive tours of Europe, winning great success, before it came to America. Since its advent here, however, public de- mand has made it Impossible for It ever to return to Europe, and during during its eight yean of touring here, only Kibalchich has returned to fulfill fulfill guest conductor ii«.iiiasilM'%s with important European choirs. To- I day, the Russian Symphonic choir has its own definite niche in the American music world, and has come to be the choral group by which others are judged. V. of F. W. Elects LEOMINSTER Oct. 14--Fred J. Gravelding was elected commander of the Leominster post, V. of F. W., 3t the annutil business meeting held last night in V F. W. haM. Other officers elected are: Senior vice-commander. Joseph Alord; junior vice-commander. Nelson Rivard; quartermaster, Arnold Cruickshank; judge advocate, Charles H. King; surgeon, Herbert Reaubecheau; chaplain, Louis Campbell; adjutant. Thomas Taylor; Taylor; officer of the day, Walter 0. Douglas; patriotic instructor. William William Stewart; post historian, August August Coufzens: guard, Fred Frary; sentinel, Frank Bashaw; color bearers, John Vloune and Frank C. Currier; bugler, August Levesque; Levesque; quartermaster sergeant, ·vrttttan Norwood; seTgwmt major, Arnold Gale. Chlorine gas was discovered by Scheele, who called it dephlogisti- cated muriatic acid. First use of this gas during the World war was on April 22. 1915. when the Germans Germans attacked British and French troops with it. · Advertise vour wants in the Sentinel

Clipped from Fitchburg Sentinel14 Oct 1936, WedPage 8

Fitchburg Sentinel (Fitchburg, Massachusetts)14 Oct 1936, WedPage 8
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