Estonian National Symphony Orchestra/Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

11/10/13 | 5pm

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Avery Fisher Hall, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza Map


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In Sibelius's triumphal Fifth Symphony, the swans of Finland rise majestically, heading south over the Baltic Sea as they herald the approach of winter, a season of darkness balancing light. In this reflective program, the superb Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir brings the New York premiere of Arvo Part's In principio, based on the creation story of the Gospel of John. Complementing the mystery of word made flesh (and sound) is Mozart's beloved Ave verum corpus. Part of the 2013 White Light Festival.

Venue Description: The world's leading performing arts center and home to the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and the School of American Ballet.

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