Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 3pm
Church of the Covenant
Théodore Dubois: The Seven Last Words of Christ
Francis Poulenc: Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence
Johannes Brahms: Marienlieder
Andrew Bonacci: Auguries of Innocence
Tickets: $48 (A), $35 (B), $22 (C)
$5 discount for students/seniors on "C" tickets
Spiritual themes of anguish, repentance, and forgiveness resonate in these moving choral works. Hear Dubois’ passionate oratorio, The Seven Last Words of Christ, which travels from an intimate poignancy to an exciting cacophony of despair. Witness Poulenc's motets with their rich and dynamic harmonic language embodying the intangible suffering representing the time of Lent. Finally, enjoy the simple joy in Brahm's charming set of choral "lieder" honoring the Virgin Mary in the style of old German folksongs.
About Coro Allegro
Coro Allegro, Boston's acclaimed classical chorus for members, friends, and allies of the LGBT community, seeks to affirm, strengthen, and enrich the lives of its members and the broader community through the presentation of outstanding performances of choral music.