Sonja Branch
Percussion

Claire Penneau
Mezzo-Soprano

Sarah Smith
Soprano

New Works: Made in America

Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 PM
Faith Lutheran Church, 801 East Camelback Road
, Phoenix

Sunday, May 8 at 3:00 PM
Ascension Lutheran Church, 7100 North Mockingbird Lane, Paradise Valley

The American choral tradition is one of the most innovative, expressive, and creative of all musical genres, enchanting audiences with its boundless array of expression.

The Arizona Masterworks Chorale concludes its season by showcasing the music of today’s most thrilling American composers, and poetry from Eileen Berry, Sara Teasdale, and Walt Whitman.

Highlighting the concert are the world premieres of Worlds Touch With a Kiss, written for the Chorale by Alexi Alan, and Darest Thou Now O Soul, written for the Chorale by Phoenix composer Michael McCabe.

New Works: Made in America

Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 PM
Faith Lutheran Church, 801 East Camelback Road
, Phoenix

Sunday, May 8 at 3:00 PM
Ascension Lutheran Church, 7100 North Mockingbird Lane, Paradise Valley

The American choral tradition is one of the most innovative, expressive, and creative of all musical genres, enchanting audiences with its boundless array of expression.

The Arizona Masterworks Chorale concludes its season by showcasing the music of today’s most thrilling American composers, and poetry from Eileen Berry, Sara Teasdale, and Walt Whitman.

Highlighting the concert are the world premieres of Worlds Touch With a Kiss, written for the Chorale by Alexi Alan, and Darest Thou Now O Soul, written for the Chorale by Phoenix composer Michael McCabe.

Concert Program

Read program notes by AMC Music Director Scott Youngs

Read the poetry

Worlds Touch with a Kiss (Alan)
Windsong (Forrest)
Lay Me Low (Siegfried)
Darest Thou Now O Soul (McCabe)
Lamentations of Jeremiah (Stroope)
I Believe (McCabe)
O Lux Beatissima (Helvey)
There Will Be Rest (Ticheli)
Be (Halloran)
Earth Song (Ticheli)
Waiting (Helvey)
Nyon Nyon (Runestad)

Program subject to change without notice