San Francisco Lyric Chorus Spring 2016 Concerts: Let All The World Sing!
Event Date: April 16, 2016
Posted: March 5, 2016
Location: California, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
The San Francisco Lyric Chorus, under the direction of Music Director Robert Gurney, presents:
Let All The World Sing!
Gabriel Fauré: Requiem
Benjamin Britten: Festival Te Deum
Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs
Kevin Baum, baritone
Jerome Lenk, organ
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Mission Dolores Basilica
16th and Dolores Streets
San Francisco 94114
(parking available in Church schoolyard, entry off Church Street)
$20 General - $18 Seniors (at door)
Free to Students (Under 18 or with ID)
Please, no children under 5
Our Spring 2016 program Let All The World Sing! is one of serenity and reflection, as well as one of joy and passion. You’re not going to want to miss this concert!
French Romantic composer Gabriel Fauré’s (1845-1924) beloved, serene Requiem is meant to convey eternal peace, rest, and comfort. His Cantique de Jean Racine is a beautiful prayer of the early morning, offering praise and requesting divine blessing as one begins the day.
English composer Benjamin Britten’s (1913-1976) energetic Festival Te Deum is a vibrant prayer of praise and thanksgiving.
One of the most influential English composers of the 20th century, Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) creates lyrical settings of poems by the gifted English metaphysical poet, George Herbert (1593-1633), in Five Mystical Songs, expressing both quiet passion and fervent intensity.