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Spring Choral Concert: "Frostiana"

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04/11/2017

An exploration of the journey of the soul.

Vermont Youth Chorus

Caleb Pillsbury, conductors ~ Mary Jane Austin, accompanist

The Vermont Youth Chorus will perform the complete Frostiana by Randall Thompson with a chamber orchestra featuring musicians from the Vermont Youth Orchestra. Commissioned by the town of Amherst, Massachusetts for its two-hundredth anniversary in 1959, Frostiana is a compilation of poems by Robert Frost set for men’s, women’s, and mixed chorus. Thompson brings these well-known poems to life making his settings beloved by both choirs and audiences worldwide.

Frostiana

Seven Country Songs

-The Road Not Taken

-The Pasture

-Come In

-Telephone

-A Girl's Garden

-Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Music by

Randall Thompson

Words by 

Robert Frost

 

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