SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018 3pm
Church of the Covenant


Don't miss the reprise of Eric Banks' moving drama of the life and legacy of slain Ugandan LGBTI activist David Kato Kisule. Then experience the radiant harmonies of a new work by Patricia Van Ness, that offers solace to the marginalized in flickering modes of darkness and hope. 

ERIC BANKS, Aluta continua: The passion of David Kato Kisule [Reprise]
Tai Oney, countertenor 
Ron Williams, baritone
Jonathan Hess, marimba
Robert Schulz, marimba

PATRICIA VAN NESS, Psalms of Luminous Rescue [World Premiere]
Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano
Catherine Weinfield, oboe
Emily Rome, viola
Leo Eguchi, cello

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Countertenor Tai Oney, praised by the Guardian as “ravishing” and “superb” will be featured in the role of Kisule. Baritone Ron Williams, praised by the Boston Globe as “ stunning...a gusty voiced, literate singer” will sing the part of Ugandan Bishop Christopher Senyonjo, excommunicated for his work as an ally to the LGBTQI community. Sonja DuToit Tengblad, celebrated by the Boston Globe for her “crystalline tone and graceful musicality” will be featured as soprano soloist in the Van Ness.


'Coro Allegro Premiere Shows No Fear’...That all must stand against injustice of every kind was the overriding message. The performers’ devotion to it as well as to the music was unmistakable.”
Boston Musical Intelligencer review of Aluta continua

Coro Allegro’s previous performances and recordings of works by Van Ness, winner of the 4th annual Daniel Pinkham Award and former Composer-in-Residence, have been praised by reviewers as “absolutely ravishing,” “profoundly evocative,” “immensely involving and not a little moving.”

Tickets:  A $50, B $35, C $25
Seniors/Students: 20% off
Student Special: $15