The VocalEssence 47th season opened with a special tribute to U.S. military Veterans. Listen to the soldier’s journey from survival to hope and healing through Samuel Barber’s beautiful Adagio for Strings, Ralph Vaughan Williams’s mystical Toward the Unknown Region, Jocelyn Hagen and Dessa’s Controlled Burn and the Midwest premiere of Minnesota composer Jake Runestad’s poignant Dreams of the Fallen, with special guests soprano Maria Jette, pianist Jeffrey Biegel and the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.
VocalEssence Chorus & Ensemble Singers
Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Jeffrey Biegel, pianist
Maria Jette, soprano
Philip Brunelle, conductor
G. Phillip Shoultz, III, conductor
William Schrickel, conductor