Bienen Ensembles

University Singers

Perpetual Light

Friday, May 19, 2023 at 7:30pm CDT

Galvin Recital Hall

A.J. Keller and Logan Henke, conductors; Charles Foster, piano

A program exploring the myriad meanings and associations of light in choral works from the Renaissance through the 21st century, including music of Morten Lauridsen, Anton Bruckner, Arvo Pärt, and Gabriel Fauré.

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Tickets are $6 for the general public and $4 for students with valid ID.

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W. A. Mozart, Veni Sancte Spiritus, K. 47 
T. L. de Victoria, Introit and Kyrie from Requiem a 4 
Claude Debussy, “Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder” 
Gabriel Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine 
Anton Bruckner, Os justi 
György Ligeti, Reggel/Éjszaka 
Howard Helvey, O Lux Beatissima 
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Tebe Poem 
Arvo Pärt, Bogoróditse Djévo 
Morten Lauridsen, O nata lux 
Ēriks Ešenvalds, Northern Lights 
Appalachian folk melody (arr. Shawn Kirchner), “Bright Morning Stars” 

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.