The Battenkill Chorale opens its 24th season with “Children of the Holocaust, Immigrants of Hope” featuring "Annelies" by James Whitbourn with English texts translated from Anne Frank’s diary, soprano soloist Sylvia Stoner, and chamber ensemble.
Also on the program are Ronald Perera’s "The Golden Door," a cantata based on interviews with immigrants who passed through Ellis Island, and "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" by Charles Davidson, with texts written by children at Terezin concentration camp and performed by the Glens Falls Symphony Children’s Chorus.
The performances is January 19 at 3 p.m. at Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center in Saratoga Springs, New York. Janet McGhee, Artistic Director of the Battenkill Chorale and composer Ronald Perera join us.
Note: There was a scheduled performance for January 20 but it was cancelled due to a predicted snowstorm.