On Sunday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m., the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center will present Howard Frazin’s oratorio, The Voice of Isaac, as a retelling of the Abraham and Isaac story, from Isaac’s perspective.
He will be playing excerpts and talking about the oratorio of children’s chorus, soloists and chamber orchestra. Mr. Frazin lives in Cambridge, where he teaches composition and serves as cofounder and codirector of WordSong, a new concert format that creates public conversation about intuitive musical experiences. He also teaches composition at the New England Conservatory and serves as the Boston Classical Orchestra’s composer-in-residence at the Boston Arts Academy.
His music has been performed throughout the U.S. and abroad including festivals at Tanglewood, Aspen, Banff, Rockport, Monadnock, Bowdoin and Yellow Barn. The piece was hailed by the Boston Globe as “...clear in design and Brittenesque in texture...ingeniously scored...(having an) almost unbearable poignancy.”
Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door. For details, please call 508-693-0745.