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The Peace of Wild Things

Contemporary expressions of our precious natural world

Performed by Eugene Vocal Arts

Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Beall Concert Hall, U of O

Synopsis

Sensitive contemporary choral repertoire will heighten our awareness of our precious environment as we reflect on what “Earth Day” means to us and future generations. Poignant poetry is paired with exquisite music by some of our finest contemporary composers. Experience Sara Teasdale’s heart-wrenching poetry as expressed in “There Will Come Soft Rains” by Eriks Esenvalds and feel as if you are within “Cloudburst” by Eric Whitacre. Whitacre will also take us through the whimsy of e e cummings’ limericks in his “Animal Crackers.” And our hearts will find rest in Wendell Berry’s poem “The Peace of Wild Things,” set by Oregon composer Joan Szymko.

Performers: ​Eugene Vocal Arts and pianist Camilla Carter

Date and Time

Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Beall Concert Hall, U of O

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