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 6 MAY 31, 2023
Windward Chorus To Perform
The Windward Choral Society and guests will perform Dan Forrest’s Ju- bilate Deo from 4 to 5 p.m. June 11 at Kawaiahaʻo Church (957 Punchbowl St.) in Honolulu.
ety and guest singers in this musical event.
darin Chinese, Zulu, Span- ish, Song of the Earth and a closing movement com- bining several of these lan- guages with English. The result is designed as a glob- al celebration of joy.
This is the first perfor- mance on island of this master choral work, and its composer, Forrest, will be in attendance.
The society is a recipient of a grant from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to assist with pre- senting this concert.
The concert — as well as parking — is free and no tickets will be issued.
Forrest’s work Jubilate Deo brings to life the glob- al aspect of the tradition- al Psalm 100 text, “O be joyful in the Lord, all ye lands,” by setting it in sev- en different languages and drawing from a wide spec- trum of musical influences.
Windward Choral Soci- ety was established in Kai- lua in 2008 under the lead- ership of artistic director McCreary Duprey.
Cashy (Cashmere) is described as absolutely the most lovable, cuddly Bichon you will ever meet. She turned 14 years old on May 17, and is losing her hearing and sight. Still, she’s always smiley, energetic, loves everyone and everything, and is still a bit mischievous.
A freewill offering will be accepted to offset the costs associated with the performance.
Each movement com- bines some characteristics of its language group’s musical culture with the composer’s own musical language.
It was built on a mis- sion of fostering healthier, more vibrant and diverse communities, bonded by joy, love, appreciation and performance of Hawaiian, multicultural and master choralworks.
Conductor Susan Mc- Creary Duprey will lead an orchestra of 37 local pro- fessional musicians and the 100 voice festival chorus of the Windward Choral Soci-
Movements include li- turgical Latin, intertwined Hebrew and Arabic, Man-
For more information, visit thewindwardchoral- or email wind- wardchoralsociety@gmail. com.
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