American composer and a South Holland Master Chorale favorite, Dan Forrest has written an exuberant setting of a text teeming with the joy and optimism of life. This work is
American composer and a South Holland Master Chorale favorite, Dan Forrest has written an exuberant setting of a text teeming with the joy and optimism of life. This work is balanced with the gentle, unassuming and beautifully lyrical setting the Requiem text by Gabriel Faure. It is this very quality of understatement which contributes so eloquently to the work’s universal appeal. It’s impossible not to be moved by the ethereal beauty of this humble masterpiece.
The concert concludes with Frank Ticheli’s masterful setting of Sara Teasdale’s lyric poem which looks to the stars for serenity and promise,
(Sunday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
South Holland Master ChoraleSouth Holland Master Chorale is a premier choral group, under the direction of Philip J. Bauman, that performs classical concerts throughout the Chicago Southern Suburbs and Northwest Indiana. We have over 100 members and are recognized for our notable performances including by Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Grand Mass in C minor, Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise, and most recently the Mozart Requiem, Bernstein’s Mass, and the concert version of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess with the Illinois Philharmonic.https://southhollandmasterchorale.org 16226 Wausau Ave. South Holland, IL 60473