SHIFT A Festival of American Orchestras: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

Friday, March 31, 2017, 8:00 PM

ASO presents "Creation/ Creator" by Christopher Theofanidis, a theatrical and multimedia oratorio featuring soloists, a 180-piece choir, and a full orchestra. The work explores creation and the creative process using texts from a wide range of sources.



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ASO presents "Creation / Creator," by Christopher Theofanidis. Commissioned by the ASO, it is a theatrical and multimedia oratorio featuring narration, soloists, the 180-piece Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and full orchestra. The roster of singers includes Jessica Rivera, Sasha Cooke, Thomas Cooley, Nmon Ford, and Evan Boyer, with narration by Steven Cole and Shannon Eubanks. Under the music direction of Robert Spano, the work explores creation and the creative process using texts from philosophy, science, religion, poetry, and literature. Christopher Theofanidis is one of ASO's "Atlanta School of Composers," a group of composers nurtured and commissioned by the ASO over many years.

SHIFT is co-presented by Washington Performing Arts and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
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Christopher Theofanidis


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