A New Amorous World

  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 3 West 65th Street New York, NY, 10023 United States

The New Amorous World Lembit Beecher
Lammaa Badaa Yatathannaa Shireen Abu-Khader
Fog elna khel Salim Bali
 
Kang Ding Qing Ke
Tu Chao Mian
Liu Zhuang
 
The Dessoff Choirs
Malcolm J. Merriweather, conductor
 
Intermission
 
Past Life Melodies Sarah Hopkins
Hotaru Koi Japanese folksong
arr. Ro Ogura
What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor English Sea Chantey
arr. Robert Shaw and Alice Parker
Ne Sedi Djemo Macedonian folk song
arr. Steven Sametz
 
United Nations International School Senior Chorus
Daniel Stroup, conductor
 
Oseh Shalom arr. Elaine Broad-Ginsberg
 
Combined Choirs
 
Gede Nibo
Fre o
Steb Kallman
Adinu arr. Andre de Quadros and Shireen Abu-Khader
Entarisi Ala Benziyor Muammer Sun
 
The Dessoff Choirs
 
Now I walk in beauty Gregg Smith
 
Combined Choirs
 

Featuring Lembit Beecher’s The New Amorous World along with contemporary music from Haiti, China, and the Middle East, The Dessoff Choirs welcomes the United Nations International High School Chamber Choir and their director Mr. Daniel Stroup. Other special guests include Johanne Francois and Wenson Delice, co-directors of “Voices of Haiti,” a children’s choir based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Join us for an unforgettable afternoon of intergenerational singing and dynamic international choral music.

United Nations International School Senior Chorus
Mr. Daniel Stroup, director
Wenson Delice, baritone
Johanne Francois, soprano
The Dessoff Choirs
The Dessoff Ensemble
Steven Ryan, piano
Malcolm J. Merriweather, music director and conductor

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

A New Amorous World is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond.