07 May The Poets Speak- Mending a Broken World
Ars Choralis performed a beautiful and moving concert this spring with the help of Harvey Boyer conducting the Phoenicia Festival of the Voice Youth Chorale, and narration by Gilles Malkine. Works included, among others, O Vos Omnes by Pablo Casals, James Whitbourn’s A Prayer for Desmond Tutu, and two pieces by Jake Runestad, The Hope of Loving and We Can Mend the Sky. The children’s choir performed three pieces including Listen to the Children, written by local native American composer Dennis Yerry. Dennis accompanied the Youth Chorale on native American flute. The concert’s rousing encore featured Ars Choralis tenor, Harvey Boyer, singing the gospel favorite, The Rain in Over and Gone, by Paul Halley.
Praises for Ars Choralis from audience members;
“Thank you all for your incredible concerts!”
“The Poets Speak: Mending a Broken World was so very inspiring – unforgettable! I always look forward to your Ars Choralis concerts!” —Joan Donohue
“After enjoying many wonderful performances, it’s about time I offered some support!” —Pat
“Please accept our donation to your wonderful group – keep on singin’! We are making this donation in honor of Anne Brueckner. Please let her know.” —LeeAnn and David Close