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"Remembrance and Anticipation" feature a World Premiere by Donald McCullough

Location: Virginia, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
The Arts Chorale of Winchester (VA) presents: "Remembrance and Anticipation", choral selections remembering and honoring people and events, along with selections anticipating the season of Advent/Christmas. The program will include a World Premiere commissioned by the ACW in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the death of John F. Kennedy. 
Written by American composer Donald McCullough (, "When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloomed" uses excerpts from Walt Whitman's well-known poem about Abraham Lincoln and is scored for baritone soloist (narrator), SATB chorus w/divisi and organ accompaniment.
The program will include Herbert Howell's "Requiem", along with choral selections of Laster, Gjeilo, Mendelssohn, Stanford, Helvey and others.
There is no admission charged for ACW concerts. A donation of $10 per adult is suggested at the door. Please visit the ACW's website for more information:
Michael Main, Conductor
Richard McPherson, Organist
Saturday, November 23 - 7:30pm. Market Street United Methodist Church, Winchester, Virginia
Sunday, November 24 - 4:00pm. Trinity Episcopal Church, Upperville, Virginia
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