event: LOVE, LOSS, LONGING
February 17, 2024
Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral - Philadelphia, PA
Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia - Dominick DiOrio, artistic director & conductor
Dominick DiOrio leads the Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia in LOVE, LOSS, LONGING, a Valentine's Day program featuring Brahms' heart-warming and dramatic Liesbeslieder Walzer for four-hard piano, Eric Whitacre's rapturous Five Hebrew Love Songs, and Abbie Betinis' moving From Behind the Caravan: Songs of Hâfez, which features the sopranos and altos of the Chorus. Additional repertoire by Jennifer Higdon and Reginal Wright will accompany the US Premiere of Dominick DiOrio's A Bright Morning Dawns, with original poetry by Philly-based writer and dramaturg Jacqueline Goldfinger.