End of the War to End All Wars

Image of poppyAt the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I – the Great War – ended.  Musica Viva NY, the New Orchestra of Washington and the Washington Master Chorale commemorate this solemn occasion one hundred years later with a co-commission from acclaimed American composer Joseph Turrin based on texts by war poets. The program also features works by Holst and Ravel, both composers directly affected by World War I.

New Orchestra of WashingtonNovember 10 at 5 PM
Church of the Epiphany
Washington, DC  (see map below)

November 11 at 5 PM
All Souls Church, 1157 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10075  (see map below)

Program:

Musica Viva NY (Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, Artistic Director)

RADIOHEAD
Harry Patch (In Memory Of)
arr. Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez

MAURICE RAVEL
Le Tombeau de Couperin (1914-17, 1919)
arr. Stephen Key

GUSTAV HOLST
Ode to Death (1919)
arr. Stephen Key

Intermission

JOSEPH TURRIN
And Crimson Roses Once Again Be Fair
A new work for choir and chamber orchestra based on texts by WWI poets
Co-commissioned by Musica Viva NY and the New Orchestra of Washington

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Photos, audio, and video by Arts Laureate.
Concert images by Diane Kresh.
Website design by Elizabeth Fulford.