We Will Not Be Erased: A Veterans Day Concert Honoring the Service of All

Coro Allegro
Sanders Theatre
Concert
Location: 
45 Quincy Street Cambridge MA 02138
Event date: 
10 Nov 2019
Start Time: 
3 pm
Conductor / Keynote Speaker: 
David Hodgkins

 

Join Coro Allegro, Boston’s LGBTQ+ & allied classical chorus, and David Hodgkins, Artistic Director for We Will Not Be Erased: A Veterans Day Concert Honoring the Service of All, Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 3pm, Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, coroallegro.org

 

Join Coro Allegro, Boston’s LGBTQ+ & allied classical chorus, and David Hodgkins, Artistic Director, for We Will Not Be Erased: A Veterans Day Concert Honoring the Service of All, Sunday, November 10, 2019, at 3 pm, Sanders Theatre, Cambridge.  Diverse American composers reflect on freedom, equality, and our common longings for peace across conflicts. Join us in honoring all who serve, all who suffer, and all discriminated against from segregation to Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and the Transgender service ban.

 

Experience a recently discovered antiwar work by Florence Price, Melissa Dunphy’s setting of a WWII veteran’s moving testimony for marriage equality, a 9/11 meditation on the words enshrined on the Statue of Liberty, poignant attempts by American and Iraqi parents to comfort families torn apart by war, plus affirmations of our shared humanity by Irving Berlin, Craig Carnahan, Aaron Copland, Peter Eldridge and others.  

 

Florence Price, Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight

Melissa Dunphy, What Do You Think I Fought for at Omaha Beach?

Craig Carnahan, Armistice 1918 (Everyone Sang)

Irving Berlin, "Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor," from Miss Liberty

Aaron Copland, Finale Chorale from the Canticle  of Freedom

Lee Hoiby, Last Letter Home,

Shawn Crouch, Lullaby

Peter Eldridge, To Be Nobody

David Ludwig, The New Colossus

plus other works

 

Philip Lima, baritone

Celeste Johnson, piano

 

Supported in part by grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Boston Cultural Council, administered by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.

 

Tickets: A $65, B $45, C $25

Senior/Students: 20% off

Student Special: C $15

Info: (617) 236-4011

coroallegro.org 

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