18
November
3:00 pm
University of Waterloo Humanities Theatre
200 University Ave. West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
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In October 1998, university student Matthew Shepard was targeted for his sexuality. He was kidnapped, severely beaten, tied to a fence and left to die in a lonely field.

Twenty years after that terrible event, we perform Craig Hella Johnson’s bold and transcendent work, which incorporates a variety of musical styles and texts, including passages from Matthew’s personal journal.

This is the first time this work will be performed in Canada.

Considering Matthew Shepard

Grand Philharmonic Chamber Singers
University of Waterloo Chamber Choir
Mark Vuorinen – Conductor

Sunday November 18th, 3:00pm
University of Waterloo Humanities Theatre

The work is 100 minutes long and will be performed without an intermission.

We are also presenting this show on the evening of Saturday November 17th, at 7:30pm at the Humanities Theatre.  Click here to be taken to that event page.

***Please bear in mind: Although the overall themes in this work are of hope, compassion and equality, this concert includes strong language and upsetting content.***

For patrons with accessibility needs for parking, please make arrangements beforehand by calling the box office between noon and 5 at 519-888-4908.
Parking is available in Lot H across the Ring Road from the Theatre. Enter at the University Avenue main entrance, turn left and left again into the lot. Exit with credit card for a flat charge of $5.
Alternatively, pay-and-display parking is available in Lots A and C across University Avenue from the main entrance. Pay-and-display parking allows cash payments.

Details

Date:
November 18
Time:
3:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer:
Grand Philharmonic Choir
Phone:
519–578–5660 x 5290
Email:
info@grandphilchoir.com
Organizer Website:
www.grandphilchoir.com