Our 43rd Season Grand Finale concert – Shadows, Visions and Dreams – will present the premiere of a commission by our own Eric Tuan, along with a program of leading-edge vocal music from diverse voices including Aftab Darvishi, Jens Ibsen, Tania León, and Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate.
Saturday June 18, 7 PM Pacific time- we’re on the concert series at St. Paul’s Episcopal in Walnut Creek Come in person or sign up to watch the LIVE STREAM! Click here for Walnut Creek tickets.
Sunday June 19, 4 PM Pacific time at Noe Valley Ministry in San Francisco. Click here for San Francisco tickets.
- In the Rain Shadow, from Mary Austin’s book about the Owens Valley, by Bay Area composer/conductor/educator (and former Volti tenor) Eric Tuan *Volti Commission, World Premiere
- Visions of a Child, by Jerod Impichchaachaaaha’ Tate, inspired by and dedicated to the Pueblo Indian people of New Mexico
- Rezos (Dreams), by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Tania León, setting texts by Jamaica Kincaid
- And the world stopped, lacking you, by Iranian composer Aftab Darvishi, setting a 1916 poem by the British pacifist poet Vera Brittain
- How god comes to the soul, by Bay Area composer Jens Ibsen, setting a text by the medieval mystic Mechthild von Magdeburg.
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