Diane Retallack, Artistic DirectorBOX OFFICE: 541-682-5000


Soothe the Senses. . .

A Garden of Bells

Eugene Vocal Arts
Diane Retallack, Artistic Director & Conductor

Featuring Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer’s A Garden of Bells, this concert will soothe the senses with images and sounds of bells and gardens. Projection screens depicting bells, blooms and colors will enhance the experience of exquisite a cappella choral music, including Benjamin Britten’s Five Flower Songs, Swedish composer Wilhelm Stenhammer’s intimate Seraglio Garden, and Schafer’s vocal imitation of an Indonesian Gamelan orchestra. Far from stress and sorrow, Eugene Vocal Arts will welcome our audience back to the concert hall with this gentle, transporting program of loveliness.

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Date, Time & Location

Sunday, November 14, 2021
2:30 pm in Soreng Theater
Hult Center

More from the 2021–2022 Season

Concert Program

A Garden of Bells by R. Murray Schafer

Five Flower Songs by Benjamin Britten

  1. To Daffodils
  2. The Succession of the Four Sweet Months
  3. Marsh Flowers
  4. The Evening Primrose
  5. Ballad of Green Broom

O My Luve's Like a Red, Red, Rose by David Dickau

Three Choral Ballads by Wilhelm Stenhammer

  1. September
  2. The Garden of Seraglio
  3. If I Had

Jasmine Flower and Magnificent Horses arr. by Jing Ling Tam

Haere Mai by Bronislau Kaper, arr. by Bernell W. Hales

Gamelan by R. Murray Schafer

Kalinka arr. by Prokhorov

Fields of Gold by G.M. Summa, arr. by Roger Emerson

Days of Wine and Roses by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini, arr. by Russel Robinson

What a Wonderful World by George David Weiss and Bob Thiele, arr. by Mark Hayes

The Lion Sleeps Tonight arr. by Roger Emerson