Choral singing is one of the most pervasive and unifying genres of music, and in this series titled A Choral Atlas we will explore both masterpieces of the canon and champion some of the most original and proficient women artists working today. Our 68th season will give audiences a musical tour around the globe, allowing us to highlight the creativity of composers from both the Old and New Worlds, with particular attention paid to regions and traditions that have fostered distinct musical offerings such as Mexico, the Baltic Republics and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Some of the oldest known choruses are from Ancient Greek tragedies, and those works will be juxtaposed against new music from contemporary composers. Our choral journey will culminate with a celebration of our shared humanity with a piece called Voices for Today, commissioned in 1965 by the United Nations. Composed by Benjamin Britten, the piece brings together adult and children's voices with texts taken from numerous cultures over 2500 years, to create a major work of both brilliance and technical complexity. This will be its first performance in St. Louis, and we will ask choristers from schools around St. Louis city and county to participate in the regional debut.
The Baltic States
Second Baptist Church, Richmond Heights
9030 Clayton Rd., St. Louis, MO 63117
We will hold each presentation on a Sunday from 3 pm to about 4:30 pm.
Season subscriptions include access to all six of our Sunday afternoon concerts. As a season subscriber you will enjoy guaranteed, reserved seating with the best acoustical advantage and receive pre-concert letters from the Artistic Director including advance information about the program, seating, and parking. You can also receive a tax deduction for missed concerts and have ticket exchange benefits.*
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St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Carondelet
5418 Louisiana Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111
The Holy Land
Second Presbyterian Church, Central West End
4501 Westminster Pl., St. Louis, MO 63108
The Austro-Hungarian Empire
NEW location TBA
The Glory That Was Greece
Graham Chapel, Washington University
6475 Forsyth Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105
John Burroughs School, Ladue
755 S. Price Rd., St. Louis, MO 63124