THREE B’S AND ONE E

Works by Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms, plus a stunning new cantata by Reena Esmail

WITH KIRKLAND CHORAL SOCIETY

CRAIG SHEPPARD, PIANO

GLENN GREGG, CONDUCTOR

BENAROYA HALL

SATURDAY, APRIL 27 @ 2PM

Philharmonia Northwest closes its season with Kirkland Choral Society, a triumphant return to Benaroya Hall, and a fond farewell to outgoing KCS Director Glenn Gregg. The program includes masterworks by the “Three Bs:” J.S. Bach’s glorious early cantata, Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich; Beethoven’s sublime Choral Fantasy, with piano soloist Craig Sheppard; and Brahms’ Nänie, a soulful meditation on death based on poetry by Friedrich Schiller. The concert also features the Puget Sound premiere of Say Your Name, a stunning new cantata about resilience in the fight for democracy, by Seattle Symphony composer-in-residence Reena Esmail.

PROGRAM:

J.S. Bach:  Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV 150
Johannes Brahms:  Nänie, Op. 82
Reena Esmail:  Say Your Name
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Choral Fantasy, Op. 80

SINGLE TICKETS

Adult: $40
Senior/Student/Child (12 & under): $30
Fees may apply

 

Philharmonia Northwest’s 2023-24 Season is made possible in part by generous grants from these Season Sponsors: