Join us for Cecilia's Spring Concert!

And It Was Good: 20th Century American Choral Music

Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3:00pm   All Saints Parish, Brookline

The centerpiece of our final concert of the season will be Aaron Copland’s tour-de-force setting of the creation story, In The Beginning. The program will also feature works by Randall Thompson (Alleluia and Farewell), Samuel Barber (Reincarnations), Morten Lauridsen (Nocturnes) and Stephen Paulus. Solo songs for mezzo-soprano by Copland and Barber will round out this feast of 20th Century American music.

Randall Thompson (1899-1984) - Alleluia
Aaron Copland (1900-1990) - In the Beginning
Samuel Barber (1910-1981) - Reincarnations:
(Mary Hynes, Anthony O'Daly, The Coolin)
Stephen Paulus (1949-2014) - Two Pieces:
(Little Elegy, The Road Home)
Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943) - Nocturnes:
(Sa Nuit d’Ete, Soneto de la Noche, Sure On This Shining Night)
Randall Thompson, Farewell

Amy Mitchell, mezzo-soprano
Barbara Bruns, piano
Nicholas White, conductor

The sixty-member chorus, led and prepared by Nicholas White, sings with a smooth vocal blend and crisp, percussive diction.
— Boston Classical Review, October 15, 2016


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