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CLASSICS: WAR + PEACE

Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

SAT 3 FEB :: Themes of heroism, bravery, lost companions and even life and death come together in a dramatic and moving program. Composer Sebastian Chang collaborates with Iraqi artist Vian Sora to create a new work based on Ms. Sora’s personal experience.

CHARLES IVES: They Are There!
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS:  Dona Nobis Pacem, Mvt. 2 “Beat! Beat! Drums!”
CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI: Madrigals of War and Love (selections)

SERGEI PROKOFIEV:  Waltz from War and Peace
SEBASTIAN CHANG: Between Heaven and Earth   A collaboration with Vian Sora  [WORLD PREMIERE]
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG:  A Survivor from Warsaw
GUSTAV MAHLER:  “Revelge” from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
ARVO PÄRT: Summa for Choir

SAMUEL BARBER:  Adagio for Strings
MAURICE RAVEL: La Valse

TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor
KENT HATTEBERG, chorusmaster
Louisville Chamber Choir
U of L Collegiate Chorale
Chad Sloan, narrator + vocalist
Vian Sora, visual artist

Deanna Hoying’s interview with Teddy Abrams, Sebastian Chang, and Vian Sora can be found here.
Program notes can be found here.


Series Sponsored by Brown-Forman

Details

Date:
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time:
8:00 pm
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Venue

Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

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Conductor
Teddy Abrams