End of the War to End All Wars

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the End of WWI
Sunday, November 11, 2018
concert-clock 5:00 pm
concert-pin All Souls Church

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I – the Great War – ended.  Musica Viva NY and the New Orchestra of Washington commemorate this solemn occasion one hundred years later with a co-commission from acclaimed American composer Joseph Turrin based on texts by war poets. The program also features works by Vaughan Williams, Holst, and Ravel, all composers directly affected by World War I.

PROGRAM

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
The Lark Ascending (1914)

MAURICE RAVEL
Le Tombeau de Couperin (1914-17, 1919)

GUSTAV HOLST
Ode to Death (1919)

RADIOHEAD
Harry Patch (In Memory Of)
Arr. for voice and strings by Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez

JOSEPH TURRIN
A work for choir and chamber orchestra based on texts by WWI poets
Co-commission by Musica Viva NY and the New Orchestra of Washington marking the end of WWI.

All Souls Church

1157 Lexington Avenue,

New York, NY 10075.

All Souls Church

1157 Lexington Avenue,

New York, NY 10075.

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