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Greenbrier Valley Chorale Presents Reflections in Song

 
Clifton Forge, VA (April 12, 2018) - The Greenbrier Valley Chorale will present a performance of choral works entitled Reflections in Song: Rivers, Rain, Oceans and Tears at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, in the John E. Hillert Auditorium of the Historic Masonic Theatre in Clifton Forge, Va.

The concert will feature an enchanting mix of music with water as its theme. Selections include Seal Lullaby by Eric Whitacre; Simon and Garfunkel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water; Aaron Copland’s setting of At the River, based on Shall We Gather at the River; Crossing the Bar by Gwyneth Walker, based on the poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson; and an authentic arrangement of Down in the River to Pray. Percussionist Sarah Hann will accompany the choir on Kawouno Wan Gi Pi. Sung in the Dholuo language of Kenya, it is a stirring celebration of the gift of water to the land in the form of rivers and rain.

The Greenbrier Valley Chorale is known throughout the region for the high caliber of its performances. The artistic director is Barbara Wygal Lutz, former director of choral music at Alleghany High School in Covington. Teresa Bryant is the accompanist. The choir is made up of singers from throughout the Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia and beyond. Known for its artistic excellence and wide-ranging repertoire, the group has been performing throughout the region for more than 25 years.
 
 
 

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