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Saturday, February 2, 2019
Join We in Song: Music from
Around the World
A benefit concert for More than Words
Join We in Song is a celebration of music from around the world.
From African choruses to symphonic storytelling and scenes set
through opera, we aim to illustrate that we are all more alike than we
may think. We believe that it is important now for us to remind
ourselves of these things and connect through music.
Nabucco, Act III: Va pensiero, "Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves" - Giuseppe Verdi
Madama Butterfly, Act II: Humming Chorus - Giacomo Puccini
Pilgrims' Hymn - Stephen Paulus
Loch Lomond - Traditional, arr: Jonathan Quick
Scheherazade, Mvts I, I, IV - Niolai RImsky-Korsakov
Thotsholoza - Traditional, arr: Jeffrey Ames
Jenga Imani Yako - Israel Kagaruki
La traviata, Avt I: Libiamo, ne'lieti calici, "Brindisi" - Giuseppi Verdi
Our beneficiary partner: More than Words
Calliope is honored to have More than Words as our beneficiary partner this season.
More Than Words is a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers youth who are in the foster care system, court involved, homeless, or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business.
American Battlefield program
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La Fanciulla del West/Act I: Introduction - Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
The Canticle of the Sun - Amy Beach (1867-1944)
Divertimento in D Major, K. 136 - Wolfang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Lamentation over Boston - William Billings (1746-1800)
New England Triptych - William Schuman (1910-1992)
|I. Be Glad then, America|
|II. When Jesus Wept|
Two Rossetti Songs - Stephen Chatman (b. 1950)
Ashokan Farewell - Jay Unger
Alleluia - Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Phoenix Expirans - George W. Chadwick (1854-1931)
|II. Soprano Solo and Chorus|
"I get to participate in music with Calliope that I may only have
one opportunity in a lifetime to play."
- Frank Kumiega, Percussionist