National Presidents Day Choral Festival
- Mon., Feb. 21, 2011, 2:00 PM
- Concert Hall
- 1 hour, 15 minutes
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--William Skoog, director & conductor
--Laurence Albert, baritone
--The Presidents Day Festival Chorus & Orchestra
-- With singers from:
The Bolles School, Jacksonville, Florida
Overton High School, Memphis Tennessee
Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee
William Skoog conducts Stroope's Homeland, Barber's haunting Agnus Dei (Adagio for Strings), a series of Aaron Copland vocal works for chorus and solo baritone, and Memorial, written by Rene Clausen "for the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks and all victims of senseless violence."
Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission