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"...the Illinois-born composer has fashioned an ingenious, absorbing and quietly powerful retelling of the life and death of Joan of Arc that succeeds remarkably well on its unique, genre-melding terms ….one of the 10 best classical concerts of 2018" - The Chicago Tribune
Production photography by Todd Rosenberg.
Savior is an evening length theatrical work inspired by the mystical life and death of Joan of Arc. Commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for MusicNOW with support from the Toulmin Foundation, the singers and creative artists from HOWL collaborate with musicians from the symphony to perform this work. World Premiere Performance April 2, 2018 in the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Chicago.
Molly Netter, soprano; Eliza Bagg, soprano; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Tim Munro, alto flute; Katinka Kleijn, violoncello; Cynthia Yeh, percussion; and featuring the pre-recorded voice of Sandy Smillie as The Chronicler.
Duration 65 minutes.
Composed and Directed by Amy Beth Kirsten; Lighting Design by Mary Ellen Stebbins; Sound Design by Christopher Kriz; Movement by Denisa Musilova; Mask Design by Christina Lorraine Bullard
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