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French choir to perform at Mound, Sinsinawa, Wisconsin

April 9, 2008
Sinsinawa Dominicans

SINSINAWA, Wis.-Choeur Opus 39, a touring choir from Arbois, France, will
perform in Queen of the Rosary Chapel at Sinsinawa Mound at 7 p.m. Friday,
April 11. Under the direction of Christian Bacheley, the choir comprises
30 women and 15 men. They have performed major concerts including:
Requiem by Faure, Credo and Gloria by Vivaldi, Messa Criolla by Ramirez,
Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, Requiem by Mozart, Messe de Minuit by Marc
Antoine Charpentier, Gloria by Poulenc, and Petite Messe Solennelle by
Rossini. A freewill offering will be taken.

The tour is part of an international relationship developed between members
of Zion Lutheran Church in Iowa City and the French choir. This will be the
first trip to the United States for many of the choir members, who range in
age from 45 to 75.

Contact Sheila Heim at (608) 748-4411, ext. 869, for more information or
visit our Web site at www.sinsinawa.org. Sinsinawa Mound, the Motherhouse
for the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, is located in southwest Wisconsin on
County Road Z, off Highway 11, about five miles northeast of Dubuque.