World War I was my all accounts a supremely dreadful time to be alive, so its ending on November 11, 1918 was a pretty joyous day. (Unless you were one of the millions of people with the deadly flu that was going around at the same time, but that’s a story for a different choral performance.) Local choral ensemble Collegium Ancora marks the centenary of the Armistice with a choral performance featuring Mendelssohn (“Verleih uns Frieden”) and Bach (“Dona Nobis Pacem” from the B-minor mass), plus “Five Poems from the Great War,” a world premiere from Canadian composer Colin Eatock.
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Collegium Ancora: Beneath the Armor
November 10 2018
|Date:||November 10, 2018|
|Event Categories:||Featured, Performance|
|Event Tags:||Bach, Choral, Colin Eatock, Collegium Ancora, Grace Episcopal Church, Mendelssohn, Performance|
Grace Episcopal Church300 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States