Mar. 11, 2018
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Welcome spring with the beautiful voices of Belle Voci in a program of songs ranging from classical to traditional to pop!
Among other works, the program features:
Stabat Mater, one of Pergolesi's most celebrated sacred works
Tongo, a Polynesian canoe song with hand claps and percussion
L'dor Vador, a hauntingly beautiful melody reminiscent of a Jewish folk song based on a Hebrew text
Sigue by Ivette Herryman, a lively selection in Spanish evoking Cuban rhythms and harmonies
Voice Dance by Greg Jasperse, celebrating the human voice with open vowel sounds
For Good by Stephen Schwartz, from the Broadway musical "Wicked"
Still I Rise by Rosephayne Powell, a gospel style composition inspired by the poetry of Maya Angelou
Solo Voci, an a cappella choir, and Giovanni Voci, a new choir for girls ages 8 to 14, will also perform.
More details at: http://www.bellevocipgh.com/
Concerts are Sundays at 4 p.m. -- First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh -- Tickets at the door: $20 / $10 students, reduced income
Belle Voci is a community-based intergenerational women's choir with a mission to enrich and educate its singers and its audiences, by performing varied repertoire that features challenging compositions in wide-ranging musical styles and diverse languages, by composers from around the world.