Can you hear the drums Fernando? I remember long ago another starry night like this In the firelight Fernando You were humming to yourself and softly strumming your guitar I could hear the distant drums And sounds of bugle calls were coming from afar They were closer now Fernando Every hour every minute seemed to last eternally I was so afraid Fernando We were young and full of life and none of us prepared to die And I'm not ashamed to say The roar of guns and cannons almost made me cry There was something in the air that night The stars were bright, Fernando They were shining there for you and me For liberty, Fernando Though I never thought that we could lose There's no regret If I had to do the same again I would, my friend, Fernando If I had to do the same again I would, my friend, Fernando Now we're old and grey Fernando And since many years I haven't seen a rifle in your hand Can you hear the drums Fernando? Do you still recall the frightful night we crossed the Rio Grande?
The celebratory section came first, in the form of the chorus's characteristically ebullient arrangements of popular songs and new works. The angrier and more depressive side of the program was presented after the intermission, when the choir gave the New York premiere of "Hidden Legacies," a work about AIDS for chorus and a light rock band, with music by Roger Bourland and lyrics by John Hall. The chorus opened with Robert Mansell's setting of E.
All possible flavors of great Alibi stories, events and deals delivered to your inbox each week. The LGBT organization had asked its members to fill out an interest list, and founding member Alan Stringer rang up those who had checked music—all of them men—and learned that they wanted to sing. That group became the Brash Ensemble as some were uncomfortable being in an openly gay chorusperforming mainly at Common Bond events for several years.
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The BGMC was first conceived in Guided by Roger Parris, who is still an active singing member, a vigorous group of men worked throughout the coming year to make the BGMC organization a reality. She, in turn, arranged the appointment of Debi Overton as our charter accompanist.
Playing Lear is the Tony Award-winning Glenda Jacksonwho made her return to the stage with the role inafter two decades in politics. But as it prepares for its 40th-anniversary shows this weekend, it faces budget deficits so severe it is in danger of dissolving, partly due to sexual misconduct allegations against its former board chair. Subtracting 10, is absurd.
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Beth DeBoer - Principal Accompanist. It is music rooted in the joy of romance, family, friends and la danza dance. We have also collaborated with other non profits such as the Mexican Cultural Center and Casa de Paz. Make sure you visit their tables in the lobby and see the stunning Art Exhibition.
Together Coleman and Seattle Women's Chorus will take audiences on a spooky, spectacular musical journey that includes ethereal harmonies and enchanting melodies. Special guest star Rebekah Del Rio joins the women for the first weekend of performances Oct 23 and 24 only. On Halloween costumes are encouraged at both the matinee and evening performances.