2019-2020 Orchestral Concert

Gabriel Fauré - Requiem
Thomas Lloyd - Appearances (premiere)

with Symphony in C
and soloists Jane Kamp, soprano and Daniel Schwartz, baritone,
featuring 2019 Voices of the Future Winner Eva Martinez
        in the "Pie Jesu" movement of the Requiem

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 38th and Chestnut in University City, Philadelphia

Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Doylestown PA (directions to church)

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door - See the Purchase Tickets page for info on Group Sales.

The Choral Society honors Thomas Lloyd on the 20th anniversary of his appointment as only the second Artistic Director in its 47-year history with the premier of a new work by Lloyd composed as a companion piece to follow the much beloved and understated Fauré Requiem. The acclaimed composer of Grammy-nominated Bonhoeffer explores the biblical resurrection appearances of a transformed, risen Christ to Mary Magdalene. Texts for Mary are drawn from the poetically recorded visions of three medieval women mystics: Sts. Julian of Norwich, Teresa of Avila, and Hildegard von Bingen. The choir and soprano soloist engage in three dialogues that probe the boundaries of the eternal.

Click here for the libretto of Appearances.


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