Photo Credit: Rob Long/Clear Story. Mural imagery courtesy of The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka (vankamurals.org)

War: November 11 & 12 at the Hunt Armory

Our first concert is a choral triptych that explores the effect of war and tragedy on society. Central to the performance is Joseph Haydn’s Mass in Time of War, one of the most popular of the fourteen Mass settings the composer wrote. Composed in 1796 as a response to the effect of the Napoleonic Wars on Austria, the dramatic use of tympani, especially in the Agnus Dei section, reflects the unsettled nature of life during war. Framing this monumental work are two pieces by Mohammed Fairouz: Anything Can Happen, which is performed partially in Arabic and depicts the anguish of the September 11th attacks, and The Seconding Coming, based on the poem by W. B. Yeats. Deeply moving and not to be missed!

In appreciation for their service, the Bach Choir is proud to offer free admission to these performances for Active-Duty Military, Veterans, and First Responders (including Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics, and Emergency Medical Technicians) – just show your affiliation ID at the box office.

Performance Times

Saturday, November 11 @ 8:00pm
Sunday, November 12 @ 4:00pm

Location & Parking

The Hunt Armory is located at 324 Emerson Street in Shadyside. Street parking is available throughout the neighborhood, and there is a 71B bus stop close by.

Hunt Armory

324 Emerson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Accessibility

Accessibility information about the venue will be added as it becomes available. If you have additional questions about accessibility, or need an accommodation, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@bachchoirpittsburgh.org or 412-241-4044.

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