BYRD: Corpus Christi Propers
BRITTEN: Evening Primrose, Ballad of Green Broom
HARRIS: Bring Us, O Lord God
BENNETT: A Good-Night
THEOFANIDIS: Messages to Myself III
SMILEY: 2017 Festival Commission
The festival kicks off with an a cappella choral concert meditating on themes of transformation, change, and metamorphosis. The world premiere of a commission from Moira Smiley featuring the Ad Astra Chamber Choir and Kansas bluegrass duo, Scenic Roots. The commission is made possible by a grant from the Russell County Area Community Foundation and the Dane G. Hansen Foundation.