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“My youngest child, old-fashioned and sweet,” Bernstein wrote of his Chichester Psalms, which are often described as a magical combination of Biblical Hebrew verse and Christian choral tradition. At this concert, we will also perform the winning work from the GPC composition competition, which launches this season. Gloria Grand Philharmonic Choir Natasha Campbell, soprano Bernstein – Chichester Psalms Poulenc – Gloria Corlis – Psalm 150 February 10, 2018, 7:30 pm St Peter’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener Click here for tickets!
We return to our beloved tradition of a Bach masterwork on Good Friday. St. John Passion is dramatic, tragic and yet indescribably beautiful. The eloquent Canadian tenor, Lawrence Wiliford, takes the role of the Evangelist, in which he has been described as portraying a “brilliant mix of tenderness and dramatic ferocity” (Cleveland Plain Dealer) St. John Passion Grand Philharmonic Choir Lawrence Wiliford, Evangelist Jesse Blumberg, Christus Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony March 30, 2018, 7:30 pm Centre in the Square, Kitchener
“Earth teach me suffering as old stones suffer with memory. Earth teach me freedom as the eagle which soars in the sky.” These words, from a prayer of the indigenous Ute Nation prayer, are the text of Rupert Lang’s Earth Teach Me. It’s just one of several sublime compositions that we offer for an evocative meditation to mark Earth Day weekend. Earth Sea Sky Grand Philharmonic Chamber Singers Enns: Ten Thousand Rivers of Oil Raminsh: In the trail of the…