Around the World in 40 Years
Saturday, April 1, 2017 – 7:00 pm
Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA
Salisbury Singers joins the Master Singers as they commemorate their 40th anniversary with an international program. Works include the premiere of An Ode to the Portrait of Clara Barton, by Malcolm Halliday, as well as works by Norwegian Ola Gjeilo, Argentinean Alberto Favero and the Russian Rimsky-Korsacov. The program features Canadian Ruth Watson Henderson’s epic work, Voices of the Earth conducted by Salisbury Singers Music Director Michelle Graveline. This gala event celebrates friendships and numerous ties between the Master Singers and the greater Worcester Cultural community. Artistic Director Malcolm Halliday, retiring after a long and fruitful association with the Master Singers, will be piano soloist in the concluding work, Beethoven’s Choral Fantasie.
Tickets will be available at the door.