Songs for the Earth
This concert will include Gwyneth Walker’s setting of Thoreau in “To Love This Earth”, the Chief Seattle text “Earth Is Our Mother” by Dave Brubeck, and the spectacular paean to the Creator of the natural world, “Benedicite”, by Andrew Carter. The program will also feature the world premiere of Worcester composer Dorothy VanAndel Frisch’s “Cherish The Home We All Share. The orchestra will also perform Darius Milhaud’s Ballet “Creation du Monde”.
At 3:00 pm there will be a pre-concert lecture entitled “Conserving Massachusetts Landscapes in the Era of Climate Change, Understanding the Past, Shaping the Future” presented by Mass Audubon President Henry George Tepper, an internationally recognized conservationist with significant experience in land protection and advocacy.