Works by René Clausen

  • Fourth Presbyterian Church 126 E Chestnut Street Chicago, IL United States

Join us for an evening of works by renowned composer and conductor René Clausen and the Cathedral Festival Chorus at Chicago's historic Fourth Presbyterian Church.

The concert will include Clausen's prominent choral works It is Well With My Soul, Psalm 23, My God, How Wonderful Thou Art, Come, Let Us Sing to the Lord, Set Me As a Seal from A New Creation, Kyrie from Memorial, and Sure on This Shining Night.

Composer and conductor René Clausen is currently professor of music at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota and has served as conductor of The Concordia Choir since 1986. He is also the artistic director of the Emmy award-winning Concordia Christmas Concerts, which are frequently featured by PBS stations throughout the nation. 

Clausen is a renowned composer and arranger, having written more than 100 commissioned compositions for organizations such as The King’s Singers, Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the American Choral Directors Association. He is also a frequent guest conductor, composer-in-residence, clinician and lecturer. Clausen has conducted such works as Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Brahms’ Requiem, Britten’s War Requiem and several of his own works including Gloria – in three movements. On several occasions, Clausen has conducted at Lincoln Center and at Carnegie Hall. 

Don't miss this fantastic evening of choral music at the beautiful Fourth Prebyterian Church in Chicago!