A choir and orchestra concert took place in Salt Lake City | SF Mori
The Salt Lake Choral Artists and Chamber Orchestra performed
The beautiful music of Consider the Lilies, An Appalachian Requiem was performed by the Salt Lake City Choral Artists and Chamber Orchestra in Salt Lake City in February. It took place at St. Ambrose Church where singers and musicians shared their talents with the audience.
Dr. Brady R. Allred is the artistic director and conductor. He announced that this was the first time the particular Consider the Lilies, An Appalachian Requiem was performed in Utah.
The Choral Artists of Salt Lake is an organization of seven choral groups. Dr. Allred is in his eighteenth season leading the group. He has held many leadership positions with various musical groups in the state of Utah.
The soloist who performed was soprano Lily Graham. She is currently a senior at the University of Utah studying vocal performance under Dr. Carol Ann Allred.
Consider the Lilies: An Appalachian Requiem by Timothy Michael Powell included the following pieces: A Parable, A Hymn, A Snitch, A Hymn, A Prayer, A Promise, A Comfort, An Invitation, A Commandment.
After an intermission, the choristers and chamber orchestra performed Aaron Copland’s Old American Songs and The Promise of Living from the opera The Tender Land. Mark Olsen was a tenor soloist.
Their next concert they will perform will be on Saturday March 26, 2022 at Libby Gardner Hall. It’s A Magical Kingdom, the 2022 Youth Honor Choir Festival.
[Information on the group, the upcoming concert, and tickets may be obtained at the website: www.saltlakechoralartists.com. Information was obtained from the program, the performance, and the website]