Music Composition with Dr. Edward Markward

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 3:31pm -- lwhite

Join us on Sunday, March 19 at 3:00 pm as we welcome back Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the RI Civic Chorale & Orchestra, when he introduces the recent commissioned piece "I dreamed a World" by Roger Cichy, composed in honor of RICCO's 60th anniversary. Dr. Markward and composer Roger Cichy will discuss how the commission was created and the composition processes they followed to ensure the success of the piece. Cichy's piece was inspired by the great Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes' poem I Dream a World. Free and all are welcome.

 

The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra will be preforming this piece on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence  Click Here for more information and to purchase tickets. 



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Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm