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Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 PM
All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 6300 North Central Avenue, Phoenix

Sunday, May 5 at 3:00 PM
Venue To Be Determined

The oceans have always been a source of mystery, power, turbulence, and peace.  The program touches on these ideas and emotions from several vantage points.  First and foremost is from the perspective of the sailor, for whom the sea is both wonderful and terrible.  Two centerpiece works in the concert are memorials for those lost to the sea: Canticum Calamitatis Maritimae commemorates the sinking of the passenger ferry MS Estonia in 1994, by Finnish composer Jaakko Mantyjarvi, and Himenami – The Divine Wave by Dan Forrest is in memory of those lost in the 2011 Japanese tsunami.  You’ll hear two settings of e. e. cummings’ poem as is the sea marvelous, and more celebrating the wonders of the sea and our relationship with it.

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Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 PM
All Saint’s Episcopal Church,
Phoenix

Sunday, May 5 at 3:00 PM
Venue To Be Determine

Saturday, May 4
at 7:30 PM

All Saint’s Episcopal Church,
Phoenix

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Concert Program

Canticum Calamitatis Maritimae Jaakko Mantyjarvi
Text from the Catholic Requiem Mass; from Psalm 107: "They that go down to the sea in ships..."; and the Finnish news service, Nuntii Latini.
I Hear Oceans Jacob Narverud
A poem by Robert Bode
Himenami (The Divine Wave) Dan Forrest
A poem by Charles Anthony Silvestri: "All things fade away– / We are only wanderers / Upon this moment; / And yet we sing together, / In love against all shadow."
As Is The Sea Marvelous Matthew Lyon Hazzard
A poem by e. e. cummings
As Is The Sea Marvelous Eric Whitacre
A poem by e. e. cummings
Tides of Ocean Matthew Orlovich
A poem by Victor Carrell
Forever Gone Susan LaBarr
Text by Jonathan Owen

A Ship With Unfurled Salis

Gabriel Jackson
Text by Doris Kareva (b.1958) translated by Eric Dickens

The program is performed without intermission and subject to change without notice

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