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When There is Peace

  • St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church 1022 Nelson Street Vancouver, BC, V6E 4S7 Canada (map)

With a libretto by Peter Rothstein and Erick LichteChor Leoni recognizes the 100th anniversary of the World War One armistice with the world premiere of a concert-length oratorio by Canadian-American composer Zachary Wadsworth. When There Is Peace is a gripping work that traces the ache of the war to end all wars to that moment of incandescent joy when guns fell silent, hope bloomed again, and birdsong was heard once more. Canadian tenor Lawrence Wiliford, soprano Arwen Myers, and the Borealis String Quartet will join Chor Leoni for this world premiere.

Earlier Event: November 7
Pictures of the Floating World
Later Event: November 10
When There is Peace