Unfurl Your Wings

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Unfurl Your Wings

October 23, 2022 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm PDT

“UNFURL YOUR WINGS” AT THE KOOTENAY RIVER AUDITORIUM OCT. 23Join three American/Canadian choirs in a choral theater performance encouraging us all to “Unfurl our Wings”.  Songs, photography, artwork, and poetry combine to celebrate freedom, feathers, and flight.  Performances are Fri. Oct. 21 at 7 pm at the Pearl Theater on Ash Street in Bonners Ferry, Sat. Oct. 22 at 2 pm also at the Pearl Theater, and Sun. Oct. 23 at 2 pm at the Kootenay River Auditorium at the secondary school in Creston, B.C.  Tickets are $12 US or $15 CA at the door.The three choirs include SPIRITSONG women’s ensemble, and the BOUNDLESS men’s and women’s ensembles. All three are conducted by Vicki Blake Thompson from Bonners Ferry and accompanied by Monte Anderson and Lorraine Smith, both from Creston. Members of all three ensembles have performed in many international choral festivals with Vicki Blake Thompson, including among others, Iceland, Greece, Tanzania, Costa Rica, Ireland, Austria, and China. BOUNDLESS also performed in Carnegie Hall in NY with other international choirs. Their next festival tour is being planned for Cuba in Nov. of 2023.The music includes both popular tunes like “Blackbird”,  “Defying Gravity” from the musical “Wicked”, “The Wind Beneath my Wings”,  and “Do You Hear the People Sing?” from “Les Miserables” as well as contemporary choral works like “Fly to Paradise” by Eric Whitacre, “Lark Ascending” by Linda Spevacek, and two works by Canadian composer Sarah Quartel.The artwork, poetry, and photography amplify the lyrics of the songs and tie the program together into a theatrical experience. It is created to take the audience on a journey and inspire us all to find the freedom needed to “Unfurl our Wings”.

Details

Date:
October 23, 2022
Time:
2:00 pm–4:00 pm PDT
Event Category:

Venue

Kootenay River Auditorium
Creston,

Organizer

Vicki Blake
Phone
208.643.9621
Email
vickiblake1@icloud.com