Sacred & Profane - Chamber Chorus

Sacred & Profane, an a cappella chamber choir, performs traditional and emerging choral works with superior execution.  Their challenging repertoire spans the musical canon, including contemporary and highly demanding works.

Into its 45th season, Sacred & Profane invites you to discover the power of music to bring solace as well as inspire us to create positive change. Their new season begins by exploring dreams and visions of a more just world. 

From Sacred & Profane on the evening’s performance of “Dreamscape: Realizing a Better Future”:

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." — Harriet Tubman

“To dream has always been a metaphor for realizing our hopes and visions for a world of peace and belonging. In addition to works about actual dreams by Jean Sibelius and Ralph Vaughan Williams, we will sing Eric Whitacre's beloved neo-Renaissance madrigal Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine, Melissa Dunphy's #UnitedWeDream, a setting of a text by the Guatemalan-American DREAMer, and Derrick Skye's brilliant social justice anthem, a vision unfolding. Our program will also feature Trevor Weston's setting of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous last speech, Visions of Glory, and the young Swedish composer Jacob Mühlrad's Dreams, a setting of a powerful poem by Langston Hughes. We are thrilled to present the premiere of a new work by composer Michael Bussewitz-Quarm that sets her own text about her transition and realizing her dream of becoming a woman.

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