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Grinnell Singers "In Converse with the Stars" Concert

Date: 

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 19:30

Location: 

Plymouth Church, 925 Vernon St., Lawrence, Kansas

Description: The Grinnell Singers, Grinnell College's premier choir, will perform at Plymouth Church, 925 Vernon St., Lawrence, Kansas. The concert will take place on Saturday, March 17 and will begin at 7:30 p.m. as a part of a seven-city concert tour of Iowa, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. The Grinnell Singers is a 50-voice choral ensemble directed by John Rommereim, the Blanche Johnson professor of music. The concert, titled "In Converse with the Stars," features distinguished choral music spanning five centuries, as well as newly composed works that speak powerfully to today's world. Among the modern works they will perform is "To the Hands" by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, a piece for choir and strings that focuses on American's promise of welcome as inscribed at the Statue of Liberty and the reality of the current refugee crisis and issues surrounding immigration. Additionally, they will perform the inspiring and affirming song, "All of Us," from Craig Hella Johnson recent Oratorio, "Considering Matthew Shepard.” Submitted by: Lisa Lacher Grinnell College

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