Rutter 'The Gift of Life'

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 7:30pm


Burnt Hills Oratorio Society offers three dramatic musical presentations that explore “The Gift of Life.”

John Rutter’s The Gift of Life is a six-movement choral celebration of the living earth, of creation, and of life itself, offering a kaleidoscope of moods from contemplative and prayerful to majestic and inspirational.

Savitri is a one act chamber opera by Gustav Holst featuring soloists from Auriel Camerata. Death visits the woodland home of Savitri to take her husband. Savitri tricks Death into retreating, saving the life of her husband.

The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard, by Benjamin Britten, tells the story of an unfaithful wife and her lover whom are discovered and murdered by the cheated husband.