SHIFT A Festival of American Orchestras: The Knights

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 8:00 PM

This deeply collaborative and creative chamber orchestra from Brooklyn brings a program featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus along with works by Brahms, Vivaldi, Aaron Jay Kernis, an original commission by Lisa Bielawa, and a work created by the orchestra.

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Eric Jacobsen conducts this deeply collaborative and creative chamber orchestra from Brooklyn in a program featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus along with works by Brahms, Vivaldi, Aaron Jay Kernis, an original commission by Artistic Director Lisa Bielawa titled My Outstretched Hand featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus, and a work created collectively by The Knights entitled ...the ground beneath our feet, featuring vocalist Christina Courtin.

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

Johannes Brahms
Psalm 13, "Herr, wie lange," Op. 27
Lisa Bielawa
My Outstretched Hand, for Chamber Orchestra and Children's Chorus
Commissioned by The Knights
Aaron Jay Kernis
Excerpts from Remembering the Sea (Se Souvanent de la mer) for Chamber Orchestra and Children's Chorus
Commissioned by the San Francisco Girls Chorus
Antonio Vivaldi
Gloria in D major, RV 589
The Knights
"... the ground beneath our feet"
Composition for chamber orchestra and vocalist

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