The Crossing @ Christmas presented by Penn Live Arts

Add to Calendar Event Has Passed 2021-12-17 20:00:00 2021-12-17 22:00:00 America/New_York The Crossing @ Christmas presented by Penn Live Arts <p>“America’s most astonishing choir” (<em>The New York Times</em>) reflects on this unique time in history as we begin to emerge from isolation and resume experiencing music together. To mark the holiday season and celebrate the value of life, conductor Donald Nally and The Crossing commissioned new works by 12 composers of diverse background, style, experience, identity and race who will collectively contemplate our recent past. Known for an “embrace of the new, a social conscience and fearless technique,” (<em>The New York Times</em>) The Crossing seeks to find the right words to fit this moment of our lives.</p> <p>Composers<br /> Leila Adu, Ambrose Akinmusire, Alex Berko, Edith Canat de Chizy, Viet Cuong, Samantha Fernando, Mary Jane Leach, Shara Nova, Joseph C. Phillips Jr., Nina Shekhar, Tyshawn Sorey, LJ White</p> The Crossing @ Christmas presented by Penn Live Arts, 1908 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
17 Dec 2021 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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“America’s most astonishing choir” (The New York Times) reflects on this unique time in history as we begin to emerge from isolation and resume experiencing music together. To mark the holiday season and celebrate the value of life, conductor Donald Nally and The Crossing commissioned new works by 12 composers of diverse background, style, experience, identity and race who will collectively contemplate our recent past. Known for an “embrace of the new, a social conscience and fearless technique,” (The New York Times) The Crossing seeks to find the right words to fit this moment of our lives.

Composers
Leila Adu, Ambrose Akinmusire, Alex Berko, Edith Canat de Chizy, Viet Cuong, Samantha Fernando, Mary Jane Leach, Shara Nova, Joseph C. Phillips Jr., Nina Shekhar, Tyshawn Sorey, LJ White