About

The Edvard Grieg Chorus in Dane County, Wisconsin, is an all male choral ensemble that performs Norwegian, Sacred, and secular choral pieces.

Rehearsals: Each Tuesday at 7:00 p.m alternating between Madison and Stoughton Wis

Rehearsal Locations:

Trinity Lutheran Church 1904 Winnebago St, Madison, WI

Stoughton Opera House 381 E Main St, Stoughton, WI

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History

The Edvard Grieg Chorus takes its name from the famous Norwegian composer, and many of his compositions are included in their repertoire. The Chorus was founded on January 26, 1925 as the Grieg Mannskor (Grieg Men’s Chorus). Although it has since gone through several name changes, its purpose has remained the same as that of the founding group of Norwegian immigrants: to preserve and share the choral music and traditions they brought with them from Norway. While singing Norwegian songs has been the primary focus of the Chorus, sacred and secular songs are also included in its program, which varies depending on the time of year.

Concerts


Tuesday, March 10 at Capital Lakes Senior Living Community 7:00

Saturday, April 18 St Olaf Church

Saturday, May 16 Stoughton Opera House

All concerts are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Join the Edvard Grieg Chorus

We are always interested in adding new members to our group. For information about joining, contact Dick Johnston, 608-833-6284.