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Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton

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60 Highland St.
West Newton, MA 02465 United States
http://2ndchurch.org

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May 2018

Wellsprings of Soaring Song

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton, 60 Highland St.
West Newton, MA 02465 United States
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WELLSPRINGS OF SOARING SONG: BRAHMS, ELDER, PAULUS & MORE Johannes Brahms, Zigeunerlieder Daniel Elder, Three Nocturnes Stephen Paulus, The Road Home and more Come experience songs of exceptional beauty rooted in traditions ranging widely across time and place. Brahms’ Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy songs) reflect the composer’s deep affection for spirited Roma music, using texts based on Hungarian folk songs. Elder’s inspirations for Three Nocturnes include the 14th c. ballades of Guillaume de Machaut and the Shakespearean sonnet. American roots underlie the…

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