Muscial Ensembles, Visual Artists, Poets to Present 9/11 Reflections at Historic Downtown Church
Friday, September 11, 2015
At St. Peter’s Church
New York, NY – On Friday, September 11, 2015, at 7:00pm, The Salvatones, under the direction of Daniel Brondel, will present 9/11 Reflections, a collaborative, multi-media program of vocal and orchestral music along with poetry readings and an art exhibition. Vocal ensemble The Salvatones, will be joined by string ensemble New York Virtuosi, and organist Stephen Fraser. Chelsea Piers Kids will make a guest appearance, directed by Adrienne Dunn, and works by local visual artists curated by Jody Davis. The 75-minute program, expressing themes of remembrance and resilience, features works by Bernstein and Copland, American folk songs, spirituals and patriotic music. The program will take place at historic St. Peter’s Church, 22 Barclay Street, at the corner of Church Street. Tickets ($25 in advance/$35 at the door) can be reserved online at Salvatones.org or by calling 212-784-6176.
Daniel Brondel, Artistic Director, comments, “With messages of peace, hope, and unity, 9/11 Reflections brings together local artists of diverse disciplines on behalf of the greater local community.”
Fr. Joseph Tyrell, pastor of St. Peter’s Church remarks, “St. Peter’s served the immediate physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of survivors, residents, and first responders. With 9/11 Reflections, we seek to continue our role as a center for the community to come together.”