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The Washington Master Chorale presents the premiere of Henry Dehlinger’s Kohelet, a cantata in five movements for SATB chorus and orchestra, with guest conductor Scot Hanna-Weir, bass-baritone Kerry Wilkerson and soprano Danielle Talamantes.
Kohelet combines Biblical Hebrew verse with lush, modal melodies, energetic meters and colorful harmonic textures. The text is arranged from the Book of Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs in the original Hebrew.
The New River Valley Symphony, Virginia Tech Choirs, Blacksburg Master Chorale, and Blacksburg Children’s Chorale combine to present the premiere of a new major work for choir and orchestra, composed and conducted by Dwight Bigler, Virginia Tech’s Director of Choral Activities and Blacksburg Master Chorale Music Director. Bigler’s new composition explores the wonders of nature and the challenges of modern civilization’s engagement with our environment. Special guest soloists will include renowned soprano and Virginia Tech alumna Danielle Talamantes.
Please visit Mosaic for Earth for more detailed on the work and the composer.
Love at first sight, young romance, starving artists, and a coming of age: a perfect recipe for one of the most beloved and beautiful tragedies ever written. Metropolitan Opera Stage Director Gregory Keller and Courtney Lewis bring opera back to Jacoby Symphony Hall in this Jacksonville Symphony production and spectacle of the season. Featuring a star-studded cast, Puccini’s lush melodies, and high Cs against a backdrop of 30-foot-tall projections.
Gregory Keller, stage director
Yuki Izumihara, projection designer
Hallie Dufresne, costume designer
Danielle Talamantes, Mimì
Andrew Owens, Rodolfo
Gabriella Reyes, Musetta
Zachary Nelson, Marcello
Richard Ollarsaba, Schaunard
Soloman Howard, Colline
Kerry Wilkerson, Benoit / Alcindoro
Jacksonville Symphony Chorus
Opera Ensemble from the University of North Florida Department of Music
Students from LaVilla School of the Arts
“The musical setting of a poem should be an act of love, never a marriage of convenience.” Watch a promo video! Don’t miss the world premiere of Henry Dehlinger’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred…
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