Honegger: King David & Bernstein: Chichester Psalms

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 7:30pm
Roseville Lutheran Church
Roseville, Minnesota

Matthew Mehaffey, conductor
Helen Jensen, piano
Oratorio Society Chorus

King David

Photo by Simon Webster – St. Peter’s Church, Fordham, Cambridgeshire, used under creative commons license

 

King David is a three-part dramatic oratorio telling the biblical story of David that OSM first performed in 1982 in the original French. For this performance, we will use the original 1918 chamber orchestra version and an English translation. Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms draws on seven psalms from the Hebrew Bible to form a complex, challenging, affirmative work in three parts. For this performance, we will use Bernstein’s version for organ, harp, and percussion.

Program

Chichester Psalms

King David

 

Ticket prices are $30 for Preferred Seating; $25 Adult and $10 Student General Admission.

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