Thanksgiving - Present Music
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Best Tickets - $35, Good Tickets - $25, Bargain Tickets - $15, Student discount 50%
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Present Music’s newly-formed vocal ensemble will be joined by choirs and singers from Arrowhead High School, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Pius XI High School, Voces Punica from Carthage College, and visiting composer and performer, Caroline Shaw, to create an amazing vocal experience. Be enveloped by the music as it resonates throughout the cathedral at Present Music’s annual Thanksgiving celebration.
Present Music and special guests will perform the remarkable 40-voice masterpiece Spem in alium by Thomas Tallis alongside David Lang's Tallis-inspired 40-voice I Never. The program will feature Caroline Shaw’s Sarabande, Fly Away I andFly Away III, Punctum, and Cantico delle creature. Keeping with the Present Music Thanksgiving tradition of friendship and inclusion, join in the opening and closing songs by the Bucks Native American Singing and Drumming Group and sing along to The Way Old Friends Do composed by Björn Kristian Ulvaeus of ABBA.
Pre-Concert Discussion with Caroline Shaw, 4pm
Come early for a pre-concert talk with Caroline Shaw, the youngest person to ever win the Pulitzer prize. Shaw will discuss the inspiration and process for creating her music. Thanksgiving concert ticket required.