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Int’l Orange Chorale of SF: Chinese Diaspora Choral Music Concert | Berkeley

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Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
All Souls Episcopal Church | 2220 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA

Event Details

The International Orange Chorale of San Francisco (IOCSF) will present “In a Distant Sky: Choral Music from the Chinese Diaspora” in June.

The concert features the world premiere of “In a Distant Sky” by Huang Ruo, as well as works by Zhou Long, Leong Yoon Pin, Xixian Qu, Toh Ban Sheng, Shui Jiang Tian, Chen Yi, and IOCSF’s inaugural Composer-in-Residence Nicholas Weininger.

The concert will be followed by a reception.

Enjoy two exclusive concerts in the Bay Area only:

  • Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 pm at All Souls Episcopal Parish, 2220 Cedar St, Berkeley
  • Saturday, June 11 at 7:30 pm at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell St, San Francisco

IOCSF’s spring program is headlined by two minimalist works by noted modernist/minimalist composer Huang Ruo: his 2002 magnum opus “Without Words” and the newly composed “In a Distant Sky” commissioned by IOCSF. Ruo’s sweeping, evocative, polyrhythmic and chromatic lines create waves and textures of sound that transport the audience into an ethereal, mind-expanding sonic world.

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Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Live Music, San Francisco
Address: 2220 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA