A Song for Our Planet
Join 90 singers and orchestra for a concert featuring the world premiere of A Song for Our Planet, an interfaith choral work about the environment. A free will offering will support Washington Interfaith Power & Light, a project of Earth Ministry.
Mar 18, 2012
from 02:00 pm to 03:30 pm
|Where||Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave, Seattle, WA|
|Contact Name||Vicky Thomas|
|Contact Phone||206-325-6051 x108|
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Join Plymouth UCC and Seattle First Baptist for the world premiere of A Song for Our Planet by noted opera composer Henry Mollicone. This multi-movement choral work has an arching form which moves from praise of God's creation and acknowledgement of humanity's harm of the earth to a commitment for change. It concludes in hope for peaceful coexistence and celebration of all earth's creatures.
Leaders from various faith traditions open the concert with readings and the audience sings with the choir in several hymns. An environmental justice Information Fair follows the concert with environmental groups from around Puget Sound sharing information and ways to get involved.
A Song for our Planet was commissioned jointly by Plymouth Church (UCC) and Seattle First Baptist Church to create a major work of classical music which spoke directly about environmental stewardship. In recognition of the importance of communities working together, the piece was conceived as an interfaith project and includes texts from Buddhist, Jewish, Sufi, Taoist, Hindu and Christian traditions.
A free-will offering will be taken during the concert to benefit Washington Interfaith Power & Light and The Nature Conservancy. Attendees are encouraged to purchase a donor pass in advance for $50 in order to reserve a seat. Donations from passes will also support Washington Interfaith Power & Light and The Nature Conservancy.
Praise the Creator with this beautiful concert, while supporting Washington Interfaith Power & Light!