Kibalchich in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Feb.17, 1934
IN CONCERT The Russian Symphonic Choir will be presented in concert in the Forum of. the State Education Building, Thursday night at 8.30 o'clock under the auspices of the All Star Concert Series. Basile Kibalchich, conductor, selects selects his individual members with as much care as a conductor of a symphony symphony orchestra selects each member member of his orchestra. Particular care given by Mr. Kibalchich to the timbre of each voice, to the range, the quality of the voice and finally finally to the solo abilities of each singer. As a result, the Russian Choir Is really a body of solo singers joined together under the able leadership leadership of a master musician in order produce an organization which, t&a& THURSDAY has been called by many critics "a human orchestra." Of the choir the New York Journal Journal said, "One of the most thrilling experiences we have had in the concert concert room this season was the performance performance of a "Credo" by Gretch - aninoff, the words intoned with a resonant Intensity by a young mezzo of the choir, against a background of the other singers." The New York American said: "The individual individual members are evidently gifted and trained singers far above the ordinary." This also enables Mr Kibalchich to include a number of compositions in his programs requiring requiring the services of first class soloists, accompanied by the choir, as they would be by an orchestra. '