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    Villarosa Sequences

    Presented by at Old South Church, Boston

    November 22, 2009


    Villarosa Sequences

    For the Boston Choral Ensemble, a new year means bringing brand new music to Boston, this time all the way from Sweden. BCE is excited to open our 9th season with the first complete North American performance of Thomas Jennefelt’s Villarosa Sequences, featuring soprano soloist Teresa Wakim. Jennefelt’s seven-movement symphony for voices combines the meditative qualities of minimalist tone clusters with the drama of vibrant melodic lines to craft a unique choral experience that is at once peaceful and exhilarating. The traditional role of text is challenged in the Villarosa Sequences, where musical ideas serve as the inspiration for a series of Latinate lyrics purposefully crafted by the composer to complement his musical vision. We hope that you will join us and become one of the first to experience this innovative and inspiring work!

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    • Event Name: Villarosa Sequences
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Never Heard Anything Like This!"
      Review posted by: Aaron from Somerville, MA, Nov 24, 2009

      I was expecting typical choral music and was blown away at the atmospheric and chilling aural landscape created by this masterful group of talented vocalists! I couldn't get the tunes out of my head,... Expand

    • Event Name: Villarosa Sequences
      5 out of 5 stars rating "A truly wonderful experience!"
      Review posted by: Maggie M from South Hadley MA, Nov 23, 2009

      From the first moment of this performance, I was captivated. The quality and tone of the Boston Choral Ensemble was sublime. Each voice complimented each other. Jennefelt’s music was breath-taking... Expand

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