Two internationally renowned boys’ choirs — Vor Frue Kirkes Drenge-Mandskor and Vanse Guttekor-Deo Gloria — will appear in concert on Tues., Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 E. Colorado Blvd. (corner of Madison) in the Playhouse District of downtown Pasadena.
The choirs are completing a 10-day-long Southern California tour with their Pasadena appearance, which is sponsored by the church’s “Friends of Music at PPC” series. Admission is free; a freewill offering will be taken.
Vanse Guttekor-Deo Gloria (Bryan D. Breidenthal, conductor) is a Norwegian ensemble and Vor Frue Kirkes Drenge-Mandskor (Rikke M. Kursch, conductor and organist) is a Danish choir. The program will be an eclectic selection of Norwegian, Danish and American music and will include “Jonah — a liturgical drama.”
Breidenthal was born and raised in San Diego County and earned an A.B. in music from Harvard University. Since then, he has lived and worked in the Norwegian township of Farsund where he has founded and conducts several choirs.
Kursch is a graduate of The Academy of Music in Arhus, Denmark. She founded Vor Frue Kirkes Drenge-Mandskor in 1997.
Concert information: 626/793-2191; http://www.ppc.net/