A Melancholy Beauty
June 23, 2011
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!
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
Director Jesse Mark Peckham
Victor Valley College Singers and Master Arts Chorale
Conductor Thomas Miller
Event Name: A Melancholy Beauty
"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