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    A Melancholy Beauty

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    June 23, 2011

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    A Melancholy Beauty

    The World Premiere of “A Melancholy Beauty Oratorio” celebrating the Rescue of 49,000 Jews during the Holocaust. Come and experience this beautiful oratorio with the inspiring collaboration of over 250 musicians, consisting of children and adult choirs, Bulgarian female folk vocal ensemble, a full symphony orchestra, authentic Bulgarian folk instruments, soloists and narrators.
    This classical choral-orchestral work presents...

    The World Premiere of “A Melancholy Beauty Oratorio” celebrating the Rescue of 49,000 Jews during the Holocaust. Come and experience this beautiful oratorio with the inspiring collaboration of over 250 musicians, consisting of children and adult choirs, Bulgarian female folk vocal ensemble, a full symphony orchestra, authentic Bulgarian folk instruments, soloists and narrators.
    This classical choral-orchestral work presents a combination of traditional rhythms and folk styles that are rarely encountered today!


    Featuring:
    Composer: Georgi Andreev
    Lyricist: Scott Cairns
    Contributing Author: Aryeh Finklestein
    Motet Composer: Charles Osborne
    Conductor: Henry H Leck

    Boston Modern Orchestra Project

    The Indianapolis Children’s Choir
    Conductor Henry Leck

    The National Folklore Ensemble "Philip Kutev"
    Artistic Director: Georgi Andreev

    KHORIKOS
    Director Jesse Mark Peckham

    Victor Valley College Singers and Master Arts Chorale
    Conductor Thomas Miller
     


    Citi Wang Theatre

    270 Tremont Street
    Boston, MA 02116

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    Admission Info:

    $63, $93, $113, $133


    General Day and Time Info:

    7:30 pm



    Accessibility Info: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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      1.5 out of 5 stars rating "Melancholy Beauty Oratorio"
      Review posted by: C.Weber from Boston, MN, Jun 27, 2011

      I was disappointed in the musical composition of this oratorio... the composition was very western in sound and rhythm. The little bit that was Bulgarian (two small sections) could not be heard with... Expand

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