Experience Chorus Niagara’s Premiere of “Last Light Above The World”
News from CHORUS NIAGARA, the Niagara region’s premier 100-voice symphonic ensemble.
Posted October 5th, 2017 on Niagara At Large
Last Light Above the World: A War Litany
Honour the immense courage of individuals on all sides of war with the premiere
of this deeply moving new commission by Ontario composer Allan Bevan. The power, passion and poignancy of human conflict are illuminated by chorus, soloists, narrators and orchestra.
Chorus Niagara presents this dramatic musical work set on the battlefields and the home-front. Captivating lyrics, drawn from the art of the day and sensitive musical expression explore the psychological and emotional devastation of the ordinary people caught up in the Great War.
London, Ontario composer Allan Bevan
is widely recognized for the beauty, intensity, and craftsmanship of his choral music. His work has garnered many awards and have been performed and commissioned by many noteworthy choruses including Chorus Niagara, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, and Pro Coro Canada. He holds graduate degrees in music from the University of Alberta, and the University of Calgary, and he is an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre. Dr. Bevan has approximately sixty compositions in print primarily in the catalogues of the Vancouver-area publishers Cypress Choral Music, and Classica Music Publishers. Learn more about Allan Bevan HERE
ALL concerts take place at FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre.
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250 St.Paul Street, St.Catharines, ON L2R 4M7
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CHORUS NIAGARA is the Niagara region’s premier 100-voice symphonic ensemble. Under the direction of Artistic Director and Conductor Robert Cooper, Chorus Niagara has been entertaining and enlightening audiences for 55 years.
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