Hyperallergic hails NYCHORAL’s Angel of Many Signs

“The entrancing hour-long presentation brought together sacred music of spiritual women who lived in vastly different eras and contexts and experienced divine visions. Dovetailing early American hymns with medieval Benedictine chants, the show bookended Kevin Siegfried’s Shaker-inspired Angel of Light cantata with music by famed 12th-century German abbess Hildegard of Bingen…. As  voices, visuals, stringed instruments, and electronica melded — rising, swelling, mellowing, and taking flight again — an otherworldly sonic sphere emerged, mysterious yet inviting, a call to imagination and contemplation. ”

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