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    Cosmic Journey

    Presented by and Museum of Science, Boston at Museum of Science, Boston

    June 26, 2014


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    Cosmic Journey

    Boston Choral Ensemble (BCE) is pleased to announce an encore performance of “Cosmic Journey” at the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Science, Boston. The Boston Musical Intelligencer describes the first run of sold out performances as a “stunning success” in a “particularly compelling” venue. This “marriage… of well-crafted sound and thoughtful programming” is a combination of live choral singing with a visual tour of the stars and planets.

    This final concert in BCE's 2013/14 season, entitled "Cosmic Journey", comprises a number of pieces related to the heavens and celestial bodies ranging from Zvonimir Nagy's evocative Eternal Peace to Arvo Pärt’s Morning Star. It will also feature the extraordinary Lux Aeterna by György Ligeti (popularized by the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey) and Eriks Ešenvalds’ Stars for double choir and tuned water glasses.

    Tickets for this event are only available through BCE’s website. Please note that the space is limited and the first two performances sold out quickly, so be sure to order tickets soon.

    PROGRAM:

    Eriks Ešenvalds: Stars
    David Evans: For the Beauty of the Earth
    Richard Felciano: Cosmic Festival
    Ola Gjeilo: The Spheres
    Calvin Hampton: O Lord Support Us
    György Ligeti: Lux Aeterna
    Zvonimir Nagy: Eternal Peace (World premiere)
    Arvo Pärt: Morning Star
    Fred Squatrito (arr.): Bright Morning Star
    Randall Stroope: We Beheld Once Again the Stars (Riveder le Stelle)
    Zachary Wadsworth: Look Down, Fair Moon (Winner of the BCE Commission Competition, 2008)


    Museum of Science, Boston

    1 Science Park
    Boston, MA 02114

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    Admission Info:

    $20 General Admission
    $15 Students/Seniors

    Tickets available in advance only, via our website, as seating is very limited and the event will sell out.


    General Day and Time Info:

    Doors open 30 minutes prior to show. Due to the nature of the show, late admittance will not be allowed.



    Phone: 918-605-8303

    Parking:

    The Museum's on-site garage provides paid parking for approximately 850 cars on a first-come, first-served basis.



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