In a Strange Land - Songs of Exile and Hope
HERMANN SCHEIN - Israelbrünnlein
SALAMONE ROSSI - Songs of Solomon
HUBERT PARRY - Songs of Farewell
Donald Meineke, Conductor
Choral Arts Philadelphia
In the new year, embark on a musical journey of longing and hope with In a Strange Land - Songs of Exile and Hope. Delve into the rich repertoire featuring Johann Hermann Schein's Israelsbrünnlein, a collection of Hebrew Bible texts set in the enchanting Italian Madrigal style reminiscent of Monteverdi. Experience the poignant Songs of Solomon by Salamone Rossi, a beloved Jewish-Italian composer living in Venice navigating the complexities of dual identity during the Renaissance. Finally, be moved by Hubert Parry's Songs of Farewell, exploring themes of longing for home and life after death. Join us for a concert filled with evocative music that speaks to the human experience of yearning and resilience across time and cultures.