CELEBRATE THE POWER OF THE VOICE
April 5, 2020
CANCELED. This concert has been canceled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Learn more about your ticket options and the latest updates here.
We can't perform for you in person but we wanted you to be able to enjoy a little of the May Festival at the Basilica in your homes. Listen to our Basilica inspired playlist and read the program notes below.
This is how you know it’s spring. The May Festival Chamber Choir and May Festival Youth Chorus share a glimpse of all May Festival 2020 programs in the light of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. Sacred works by Charles Ives and Bobby McFerrin, and a Youth Chorus commission from Cara Haxo whose music has been called “movingly lyrical” (Avant Music News), join a spectrum of works from Spanish and South American traditions.
HOWARD HELVEY: Saints Bound for Heaven
VIRGIL THOMSON: My Shepherd Will Supply My Need
BOBBY McFERRIN: Psalm 23
CARA HAXO: Litany of Dreams [MFYC Commission]
JEFFREY VAN: Fourteen Angels
de TORREJÓN Y VELASCO: A este sol peregrino
IVES: Psalm 90
VILLA-LOBOS: Bendita sabedoria
RANDALL THOMPSON: Alleluia
DOMINICK ARGENTO: To God, "In Memoriam M. B."
JOHN WILLIAMS: With Malice Toward None from Lincoln
HOWARD HANSON: A Prayer of the Middle Ages
Going to more than one May Festival performance this season? Find out how to bundle (from 2-9 performances) and enjoy great savings, access and benefits all Festival long.
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