Arcadian Chorale - "The Promise of Paradise" -- Haydn's "Seven Last Words"
Date: April 18, 2009
Location: New Jersey, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
In honor of the Haydn Anniversary year, The Arcadian Chorale presents Joseph Haydn's rarely heard oratorio, Die Sieben letzten Worte unsers Erlösers am Kreuze (The Seven Last Words of Christ). To further illuminate the piece, arias by various composers that comment on the main themes of Christ's passion will be interjected at key points in the progression of the work. Concet will conclude with "The Heavens Are Telling" from The Creation. 60-voice chorus with full orchestra, conducted by Marina Alexander.