Sunday, November 11, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
with the First Presbyterian Choir and the Union College UC Singers with special guest narrator Pippa White
Parkland, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Orlando, Florida; Charleston, South Carolina; Newtown, Connecticut; Columbine, Colorado; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and sadly the list could go on and on…
We live in a time in which far too often we are confronted with reports of mass violence in our society. This concert uses timeless music and the spoken word to remember those who have been lost, not only through acts of violence, but also those we have lost to more natural causes; offering comfort, hope and healing for us all. In such times when words alone fall short, music offers a way to bring us all together as we look for a way forward.
This very special evening will include music from the Requiems of John Rutter, Gabriel Faure, and Andrew Lloyd Webber, as well as a musical setting of Psalm 23; readings from the words of Robert F. Kennedy and Leonard Bernstein; and poems by Dylan Thomas and Owen Sheers. Also included is a tribute to veterans and a special commemoration of WWI.