Women Composers of 21st century sung by women of Obesa Cantavit
Event Date: April 4, 2014
Posted: April 2, 2014
Location: Connecticut, USA
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
On Friday April 4 (THIS Friday), at 7:00 p.m., the women of Obesa
Cantavit bring a very special evening of choral music to The United
Church of Stonington, located at 67 Main Street in Stonington borough.
The 16 voice ensemble presents the FIRST all women's concert performed
by Obesa Cantavit, a group known for its sparkling repertoire and
special blend of sound, directed by Dr. Dara Blackstone.
The program repertoire celebrates the music of contemporary female
composers from the United States, Canada and Australia. The words of
poetry giants Emily Dickinson, Sara Teasdale and Christina Rossetti as
well as medieval texts find new voice when paired with the music of
the selected composers including Alice Parker, Gwyneth Walker, Eleanor
Daley and many others.
The concert features a cappella pieces as well as those accompanied by
piano, violin, flute and 2 cellos.
Tickets are $15.00 at the door. Doors open at 6:30!