Different Ways to Pray
Sunday, November 22nd, 2015, 3:00pm
The Spectrum Singers Perform the North Shore Premiere of Different Ways to Pray by Mohammed Fairouz on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, on the Green corner of Church & Middle Street at 3:00 PM, plus music by Lucas Foss, Eric Whitacre, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and the iconic piece for chorus with bells, gongs, and organ by Charles Ives, Psalm 90.
The Spectrum Singers, John W. Ehrlich, Music Director, make their debut appearance at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church as part of the 2015-16 Concert & Lecture Series to benefit the Meetinghouse Preservation Fund. Ticket prices are $15/$30/$35/$50 and may be ordered securely by clicking here or purchased at the door with cash, check or credit card.
The Spectrum Singers, John W. Ehrlich Music Director, will perform the North Shore premiere of Different Ways to Pray by Mohammed Fairouz, and will also offer Lukas Foss: Behold! I Build An House, two settings of Psalm 90: Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge by Ralph Vaughan Williams with organ, trumpet, and baritone soloist, and Charles Ives’ Psalm 90, his final work, with organ, gongs, and bells. The chorus will also sing Ives: Sixty-Seventh Psalm and Eric Whitacre: Lux Aurumque.
This program, including the Fairouz New England premiere, will be presented at First Church in Cambridge on Saturday evening November 21st; a joint commission sponsored by The Spectrum Singers and nine other arts organizations. We are pleased to announce its performance in Gloucester on Sunday, November 22nd and invite the entire North Shore community to join together for the interfaith musical program representing the three Abrahamic faiths at a time when perhaps only prayer can bring the hope of peace.