World premiere of "Ancient of Days" by Canadian composer Allan Bevan.
Commissioned by Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus, "Ancient of Days” will be a multi-media work for chorus, orchestra, vocal soloists and actors based upon the ideas, poetry, and visual art of the English mystic, William Blake (1757-1827).
- Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus;
- Concordia Symphony Orchestra;
- Janet Smith, soprano;
- Kimberley Denis, alto;
- RJ Chambers, tenor;
- Graham Fast, bass;
- Timothy J. Anderson and Dawn Sadoway, actors;
- Remi Do, piano;
- David Garber
- Dr. Danielle Lisboa, conductors.
The concert will be an all-Bevan event (a world-first!), with the composer in attendance. In addition to “Ancient of Days”, the concert includes other masterful compositions by Allan Bevan: “All Suddenly the Wind”; “The Souls of the Righteous”; “The Time Draws Near”; “Full Fathom Five, from ‘No Mortal Business’"; and “Danny Boy” (arr.).
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