MIT Concert Choir: Longing for Unity

Friday, November 17, 2023 at 8:00pm

Building W16: Kresge Auditorium
48 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

Join us for the first MIT Concert Chorus fall concert!

Longing for Unity

Mendelssohn’s Psalm 42 is a musical manifestation of humanity’s impulse to search for love and belonging. Contemporary composer Reena Esmail’s This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity yearns for common ground by joining sitar and tabla with a modern western orchestra, juxtaposing words from seven major religious traditions of India to explore how they each approach the topics of unity, harmony, and of being kind to one another.

Repertoire:

  • Lili Boulanger: Psaume 24 
  • Mendelssohn: Psalm 42, Wie der Hirsch schreit
  • Reena Esmail: This Love Between Us

Soloists:

  • Rajib Karmakar, sitar
  • Giri Subramaniam, tabla
  • Carley Defranco,  soprano
  • Carrie Cheron, alto
  • Matthew Anderson & Haochen Wang, tenor
  • David McFerrin, bass

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Event Type

Performing Arts

Events By Interest

Arts/Music/Film

Events By Audience

Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

Events By School

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS)

Tags

music, MTA, mitmta

Website

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/66709043...

Cost

Kresge Auditorium | Free for MIT Community, $5 General Admission

Department
MIT Music and Theater Arts
Hashtag

#MITMTA

Contact Email

rlturner@mit.edu

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