"For I have seen the White Raven, and am myself a greater curiosity."
-- Eighteenth-century poet and visionary, Christopher Smart

The White Raven: 10th Anniversary Pinkham Award Concert

SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017, 3PM
Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

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We celebrate the legacy of acclaimed Boston LGBT composer Daniel Pinkham, with The White Raven, his soaring tribute to the exceptional. Originally commissioned for Coro Allegro’s 5th Anniversary, Pinkham's setting of Christopher Smart's texts celebrating the diversity of creation is paired with the vocal fireworks of Haydn’s inspiring Missa in Angustiis (Mass for troubled times) or “Lord Nelson” Mass. On the occasion of our 25th year, we also shine a spotlight on the contributions of our extraordinary Accompanist, Darryl Hollister with a world premiere of a work by African composer Fred Onovwerosuoke, commissioned in his honor.

DANIEL PINKHAM, The White Raven

Guest Artist:
Dana Varga, soprano

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN, Missa in Angustiis or "Lord Nelson" Mass

Guest Artists:
Dana Varga, soprano
Clare McNamara, alto
Matthew Anderson, tenor
Thomas Jones, bass

FRED ONOVWEROSUOKE, Caprice for Piano and Orchestra
Darryl Hollister, piano

The 10th annual Daniel Pinkham Award will be presented to Catherine Peterson, Executive Director of ArtsBoston and Chairman of the Board of Chorus America.