Emergent Universe Oratorio
Enjoy the premier of an inspirational new choral and orchestral composition by Sam Guarnaccia in the cathedral-like Breeding Barn, with the magnificent painting series ‘Endless Spring’ by visual artist Cameron Davis, and opening musical performance by renowned cellist Eugene Friesen. Celebrate through music and art the stunning story of our emerging Universe, inspired by the documentary film Journey of the Universe produced by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim. The 90-minute Oratorio weaves music together with the spoken word, including recitatives by Vermont writers Rebecca Gould and John Elder of Middlebury College.
Please note that the Breeding Barn is unheated, so please dress accordingly.
Parking - parking for up to 500 cars, including a designated handicapped parking area, will be available in the field in front of the Breeding Barn. Overflow parking as needed will be at the Farm Barn and a shuttle service will be provided.
For more information visit www.samguarnaccia.com or call (802) 734-0279.
Co-hosted by All Souls Interfaith Gathering and Shelburne Farms. It is a project of 2020 Strategies, is supported by grants from the Argosy Foundation, the Puffin Foundation, and sponsored by the American Teilhard Assocation.
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