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Bard College Chapel Hosts Voices of Light Concert on September 26
Featured is Paul Winter’s “Earth Mass” (Missa Gaia) performed by the Con Brio Choir of Christ Church in Poughkeepsie, New York. From sophisticated to indigenous, traditional to contemporary, the musical selections include full orchestral offerings, rousing SRI Kirtan with Sruti Ram and Ishwari, and stunning Sufi vocalist Bisan Toron. Also in the lineup is a performance from the Wappinger’s Falls Islamic Youth Community and the Shalom Singers & Friends, from Temple Beth-El in Poughkeepsie, New York.
The three-hour festival event also includes sacred religious offerings including a Homa Fire Ceremony, the Dances of Universal Peace, the Bard College student group The Circle smudging participants with burning sage, and a blessing song from Grandmother Barbara Threecrow. The festival is free and open to the public. Fire and light refreshments will follow the musical events. For more information, please call 845-863-6712.
This event was last updated on 09-14-2010