The Congressional Chorus under the direction of David Simmons and joined by piano, timpani and strings will be performing Amy Beach’s monumental Festival Jubilate, Op. 17 as part of their concert entitled “Nevertheless, She Persisted…Music of America’s Women Composers!” Beach wrote this work for the dedication of the Woman’s Building at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1892! The newly-revised, reduced edition (originally for full orchestra, but reduced for piano, timpani and string quintet for this concert) of Festival Jubilate is made available by Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy, and specifically WPA’s Director of Publications Chris A. Trotman! The full orchestral version will also be released soon by WPA. The concert will also include works by many other American composers (visit URL below for more info).
The concert will take place this Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, 4:30 pm in the historic Church of the Epiphany, and tickets are Preferred $39 (Preferred), $32 (General), $20 (Young Patrons ages 22-30, General) and $10 (Student ages 8-22, General).
For more info and to buy tickets, please click here.