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A brilliant sun shining out from between two clouds

Mending the Sky

Sat May 17, 2025 4:00pm

Westwood Lutheran Church

~1 hour 30 minutes without intermission

Taking inspiration from a Chinese fable where a rip in the sky causes the earth to split open, this concert explores love and loss, life and death, and ultimately invites us to work towards transformation and reconciliation. Through the powerful combination of voice and percussion, the VocalEssence Chorus will perform movements from Orff’s Carmina Burana, and Brahms’s Requiem, alongside contemporary works by Jocelyn Hagen, Jake Runestad, Reena Esmail, Stephen Paulus, and Ayanna Woods. Join us for an afternoon where voices soar and hearts are transformed.



VocalEssence Chorus

G. Phillip Shoultz, III, conductor


Please note: The Orchestra Hall Box Office is pleased to provide ticket services for this event. The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program. All artists, programs, prices, dates and times are subject to change. Prices listed include a non-discountable $4.50 facility fee. Contact Us

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