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Sunday, May 23, 2021, 4:00 p.m. 

Italian Lake, 2960 North 3rd Street, 3rd & Division Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17110

Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/1FjCh7JLj

Join the Susquehanna Chorale as it once again shares its extraordinary musical legacy with you, LIVE!  Enjoy the beautiful and safe outdoor setting of Harrisburg’s own Italian Lake, and be part of the Chorale’s premier role in bringing our music community back together again, with its program Through Love to Light.  Artistic Director, Founder, and Conductor

Linda L Tedford shares, “The title of our concert comes from the final piece on our program, and it encapsulates the thread that is woven through our selected repertoire. We present texts, beautifully set to music, that celebrate the resilience and strength of the human spirit.  We need these pieces now, more than ever.”

This is a family-oriented musical event and social distancing will be enforced.


Please Bring Your Own:
Blankets/chairs
Water
Snacks
Paper towels
Hand Sanitizer
Bug Spray

Other Things to Remember:
Practice Social Distancing
Wear a Mask
Restrooms are available onsite
No Smoking
No alcohol
Cell Phones should be on silent/vibrate during the performance

More about the program:
 

Artistic Director and Conductor Linda L. Tedford has designed a concert of music that celebrates the resilience and strength of the human spirit in song, crafted by some of today’s most exciting and innovative composers.

“These are stories that connect us and reflect our capacity to love and persevere, even in the face of adversity,” Conductor Tedford said. Kim André Arnesen’s Even When He is Silent encourages hope in the darkest hour of life. The text for this piece was written by a World War II prisoner, who etched the words on the wall of his cell while being held at a concentration camp.    

Also featuring:
Elaine Hagenberg: Oh Love and Through Love to Light
Shawn Kirchner: Sweet Rivers
James Stevens arrangement: Nearer My God to Thee
C.Thomas Schwalm: Look to this Day, commissioned and premiered by the Chorale in 1997

“I have chosen repertoire that speaks to a variety of emotions, from frustration to exuberant joy,” Conductor Tedford said.  

Join the Susquehanna Chorale for an evening of stunningly beautiful music that will not only inspire, but leave you spellbound. This concert embraces our humanity and shares the much-needed message that love always moves us toward the light. This is the choral art at its finest!