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Songs of War and Peace

Location: Illinois, USA
CHICAGO CHAMBER CHOIR and MILWAUKEE CHORAL ARTISTS join forces to present...
 
SONGS of WAR AND PEACE
 
Saturday, October 23, 7:30pm
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
1615 N. Wauwatosa Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 
 
Sunday, October 24, 4:00pm
Nichols Concert Hall
Music Institute of Chicago
1490 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL
 
Dr. Sharon Hansen and the women of the Milwaukee Choral Artists join Timm Adams and the Chicago Chamber Choir in an emotional journey that contemplates the human cost of war and the hope for peace in a choral meditation that features songs inspired by the ravages of several wars. The concert features rarely performed works for SATB/SSA, as well as songs in Latvian, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Arabic, German, Japanese, Zulu, and English.
 
Ticket information for Oct. 24 concert Chicago:
(312) 409-6890
 
Ticket information for Oct. 23 concert in Milwaukee:
(262) 628-5022
 
Songs of War
Kyrie, Knut Nystedt
Kyrie/Allah husm'hus salaam from Measuring the Holy, Lee Kesselman
 
Go Down, Moses, arr. by Michael Tippett
Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye, arr. by Alice Parker
Workin' for the Dawn of Peace, arr. by Ron Jeffers
Find the Cost of Freedom, Stephen Stills, arr. by Nick Page
 
Hard Times Come Again No More, Stephen Foster
August 1914, Joel Boyd (winner of MCA's Young Composer Competition) -- WORLD PREMIERE
Horobi No Naka Kara, Kevin Chapman
Invalit malitia, Piae Cantiones 1582, arr. Jaakko Mäntyjärvi
 
Teiksma, Peteris Plakidis
Dance of Zálongo, Carol Barnett
 
Songs of Peace
Ma Navu, Original Melody by Yossi Spivak, arr. Shira Cion
Only Light, Only Love, Joan Szymko
The Peace of Wild Things, Joan Szymko
A Prayer for Peace, Paula Foley Tillen
 
Alleluia, Randall Thompson
Verleih' uns Frieden, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartoldy
Sure, On This Shining Night, Morten Lauridsen
 
Shalom, v'shalom, v'shalom, Bob Applebaum
Dona Nobis Pacem, Giulio Caccini, arr. by James A. Moore
Hope for Resolution, Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory
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