Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” performed by the Celebration Singers
CHORAL PERFORMANCE (Video)
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“I Sing Because I’m Happy” – performed by the Celebration Singers
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Psalm 23 by Srul Irving Glick – a virtual choral performance by Concord Singers
Take five minutes to enjoy this serene choral work. Celebrating four decades as a women’s community choir based in Summit, the Concord Singers hope this performance will inspire feelings of hope and peace.
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Video Webinar – with musical excerpts – presented by The August Symphony Orchestra
Music Director Michael Avagliano leads a fascinating one-hour guided tour through some of the surprising music and composers featured in Hollywood films. Includes film clips and members of the orchestra playing excerpts from Wagner, Strauss, Grieg, Liszt and Holst – musical themes that will jog your memory and remind you of an outer-space adventure, the X-Men, a spring morning and much more. “Throughout film history, music by classical composers has been used over and over again by filmmakers and Hollywood studios to make their movies come alive,” explains Avagliano. (This is a video of an event originally held in July.)
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Video Chat with Charles – Plainfield Symphony’s Musical Director Discusses Beethoven’s Fifth – presented with Musical Excerpts
The Plainfield Symphony presents a series of intimate lectures given by Music Director Charles Prince, with gorgeous musical excerpts by symphony musicians. In celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, this first “Chat with Charles” features a discussion of Beethoven’s iconic Symphony No. 5. Movement #1 is presented here. This unique lecture will deepen your understanding and enjoyment of Beethoven’s Fifth.