February 25 2015

An Evening with The Marble Choir at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

One of America’s finest professional vocal ensembles, The Marble Choir, under the direction of Kenneth Dake, presents Where Peace Begins, Wednesday, February 25 at 8:00pm.

Focusing on the timeless cry of humanity, “Dona nobis pacem” (Give us peace), Where Peace Begins features classical masterworks of Thomas Tomkins, William Byrd, René Clausen, Morten Lauridsen and Stephen Caracciolo. The choir’s wide-ranging repertoire will also include contemporary jazz-inspired works by Anders Paulsson and Gunnar Eriksson, a gospel setting of the Prayer of St. Francis by M. Roger Holland, and rousing African-American spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan.

The Marble Choir will be joined by saxophonist Aaron Heick of the CBS Orchestra, New York percussionist Ben Wittman and classical/jazz/gospel pianist Chris Whittaker.

To read Kenneth Dake’s blog about the concert repertoire and listen to audio samples click here.

This concert is generously underwritten in part by Marjorie Martin memorial gifts towards music ministry and is lovingly dedicated in her memory.

Tickets: $35, purchase at CarnegieHall.org, CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800, or visit their box office at 57th and Seventh.

Where Peace Begins
Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall
881 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-7800

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