Regional Spotlight: VocalEssence
November 17, 2011
St. Paul, Minn. —
Star of the North, Land of Sky Blue Waters, the place we call our own: Minnesota's rich musical tradition took center stage in these last few weeks. VocalEssence completed its recent statewide tour with a "Home Concert" Sunday, November 6 at the Fitzgerald Theater.
In this week's Regional Spotlight Philips Brunell leads his star ensemble in three works by Minnesota composers right from the Fitzgerald stage.
Part 1 (3:20 + applause) Brent Michael Davids, "Zuni Sunrise Song" from Native American Suite
Part 2 (4:03 + applause) Carol Barnett, "Credo" from A Bluegrass Mass
Part 3 (~3:00 + applause) Moses Hogan (arr) "My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord"