The Greenbrier Valley Chorale will present its spring concert, Reflections in Song: Rivers, Rain, Oceans and Tears, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg.
The Greenbrier Valley Chorale is known throughout the region for the high caliber of its performances. The artistic director is Barbara Wygal Lutz, and Teresa Bryant is the accompanist. The choir is made up of 45 singers from throughout the Greenbrier Valley and beyond.
The spring concert will feature an enchanting mix of music with water as its theme. Selections include Seal Lullaby by Eric Whitacre; Simon and Garfunkel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water; Aaron Copland’s setting of At the River, based on Shall We Gather at the River; Crossing the Bar by Gwyneth Walker, based on the poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson; an authentic arrangement of Down in the River to Pray; and from Kenya, Kawouno Wan Gi Pi, sung in the Dholuo language celebrating the gift of water to the land in the form of rivers and rain.
Tickets to the Carnegie Hall performance are $17 for adults and $7 for students. Tickets can be purchased online at www.carnegiehallwv.org, or by calling (304) 645-7917. Tickets also will be available at the door.
The chorale also will present this program at the Ritz Theatre in Hinton, W.Va., on Tuesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. and at the Historic Masonic Theater in Clifton Forge, Va., on Wednesday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the Hinton performance will be available at the door. Tickets to the Clifton Forge performance will be available at the door or by calling 540-862-5655.
– HashtagWV #100. April 2018.