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Songs Across the Americas Encounter

“Voices For Remembrance & Peace”

Arkansas – April 2013

5-Day Line-Up of Music and Cultural Events

A message of recollection and hope after the Holocaust and World Wars of the 20th century

Songs Unlimited is proud to announce its collaboration with the Jewish Federation of Arkansas to present “Voices of Remembrance & Peace”, a 5-day line-up of events in Little Rock and Conway, featuring the Jewish and Latin American communities “encounter”, April 21 to 25 of this year.

 

Four high school and collegiate choirs of the Central Arkansas area will join with guest soloists and instrumental ensembles from Austin, TEXAS, La Paz, BOLIVIA, and local musicians to bring a message of recollection and hope after the Holocaust and World Wars of the 20th century, by means of music, vivid and colorful visual images, and commentary by survivors and noted observers to tell an important story seldom heard to the public.

 

All events are FREE and open to the public.

 

APRIL 21, 2013

Chaski & Friends Performance & Presentation

B’nai Israel Synagogue, Little Rock, AR

7:00 PM

 

Demonstration of Andean instruments & culture

Jewish Culture in Latin America - Phillip Spivey

Renaissance Spanish songs from Sephardic Jews

Selections from I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Andean folk music

 

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Calendar of Events

 

APRIL 22, 2013

CONCERT PERFORMANCE

President Clinton Library, Great Hall, Little Rock, AR

7:30 PM

Park View Magnet High School

UCA University Chorus

 

Misa Criolla by Argentinian composer Ariel Ramirez, inspired by a visit by the composer to the Terezin Concentration Camp in Germany in the 1960s.

I Never Saw Another Butterfly by U.S. living composer Lori Laitman to poems by children of the Terezin Camp and presented at the SATA FESTIVAL – Arkansas – May 2006.  An appropriate reprise for this program.

Chichester Psalms by U.S. composer the late Leonard Bernstein commissioned by the Cathedral of Chichester in 1965, and incorporating Psalms that evoke the spirit of peace and unity among brothers.

 

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APRIL 23, 2013

Chaski & Friends Performance & Presentation

UCA, Snow Fine Arts Center, Recital Hall, Conway, AR

1:40 PM

 

For UCA Academic Community

Demonstration of Andean instruments & culture

Jewish Culture in Latin America - Phillip Spivey

Renaissance Spanish songs from Sephardic Jews

Selections from I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Andean folk music

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APRIL 23, 2013

Chaski & Friends Performance & Presentation

Faulker County Library, Conway, AR

7:00 PM

 

Demonstration of Andean instruments & culture

Jewish Culture in Latin America - Phillip Spivey

Renaissance Spanish songs from Sephardic Jews

Selections from I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Andean folk music

 

 

 

 

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APRIL 24, 2013

Chaski & Friends Performance & Presentation

Faulker County Library, Conway, AR

5:00 PM

 

For School Children

Demonstration of Andean instruments & culture

Jewish Culture in Latin America - Phillip Spivey

Renaissance Spanish songs from Sephardic Jews

Selections from I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Andean folk music

 

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APRIL 25, 2013

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

UCA Recital Hall, Conway, AR

7:30 PM

Henderson State University Chamber Chorale

University of the Ozarks Chamber Singers

UCA University Chorus

 

Misa Criolla by Argentinian composer Ariel Ramirez, inspired by a visit by the composer to the Terezin Concentration Camp in Germany in the 1960s.

I Never Saw Another Butterfly by U.S. living composer Lori Laitman to poems by children of the Terezin Camp and presented at the SATA FESTIVAL – Arkansas – May 2006.  An appropriate reprise for this program.

Chichester Psalms by U.S. composer the late Leonard Bernstein commissioned by the Cathedral of Chichester in 1965, and incorporating Psalms that evoke the spirit of peace and unity among brothers.

 

 

 

 

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