Bienen Ensembles

University Singers

The Impermanence of All Things

Friday, June 3, 2022 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

A.J. Keller, conductor; Victoria Marshall and Tim Lambert, graduate assistant conductors; Charles Foster, collaborative keyboardist

Northwestern University Singers present a meditation on the experience of finitude within the temporal landscape and the fleeting nature of Being. Repertoire will include works by Nørgård, Lang, Britten, Thorvaldsdottir, Ešenvalds, and McFerrin.

Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Heyr þú oss himnum á 
Per Nørgård, Solen er rund 
Heinrich Isaac, Innsbruck, ich muss dich lassen 
Bobby McFerrin, The 23rd Psalm  
Benjamin Britten, selections from Five Flower Songs: “The Succession of the Four Sweet Months” and “The Evening Primrose” 
Benjamin Britten, “The Cuckoo!” from Friday Afternoons 
Maria Löfberg, selections from Hildegard Motets: “O choruscans lux stellarum” and “O virtus Sapientie” 
David Lang, evening morning day 
C. V. Stanford, The Blue Bird 
Thomas A. Dorsey (arr. Arnold Sevier), Precious Lord 
David Lang, last spring 
Ēriks Ešenvalds, There Will Come Soft Rains 

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

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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.