Grant Us Peace

Word over all, beautiful as the sky, beautiful that war and all its deeds of carnage must in time be utterly lost, that the hands of the sisters Death and Night incessantly softly wash again and ever again, this soiled world…
(Walt Whitman)

TRC engages another exciting collaboration with the Wayzata Symphony Orchestra and the Edina Chorale in Dona Nobis Pacem, the magnificent large scale choral/orchestral work by Ralph Vaughan Williams setting a variety of moving poetry by the American Whitman reflecting on World War I. The
other half features MN Orchestra principal cellist Anthony Ross playing the midwest premiere of Weinberg’s Fantasia for Cello and Orchestra, written as a response to the horrors of World War II and the Holocaust.

Marlene Pauley, conductor​ • Anthony Ross, cello
Tracey Engleman, soprano • Gerard Sundberg, baritone

Dona Nobis Pacem – ​Ralph Vaughan Williams
Fantasia for Cello and Orchestra, Opus 52​ – Mieczysław Weinberg

Free Admission – Donations Gladly Accepted

Sunday, February 24, 2019 @ 3:00 PM Wayzata Community Church
Sunday, March 3, 2019 @ 3:00 PM Orchestra hall, Minneapolis

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