The Street Requiem was composed as a memorial for all who have died on the streets, including those who are homeless. Anchored in the structure of the traditional Requiem Mass, it utilizes a variety of indigenous and contemporary genres and instrumentations reflecting the multicultural and multi-faith traditions of modern cities. This August 25, 2018 […]
BCCO’s commanding performances of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem at UC Berkeley’s Hertz Hall last June earned a top spot in the 2015-16 Best of the Bay reader poll by San Francisco Classical Voice.
As BCCO members we have witnessed Collin’s extraordinary accompanist abilities. Recently, a small group of us enjoyed a wonderful concert at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music showcasing his talents as a composer and conductor. All the music he created, using texts of Pablo Neruda, e.e.cummings, Emily Dickinson and Christina Rossetti, was beautiful and showed […]
I turned the corner during a June 24 walk through the center of Prague and immediately saw a large poster pasted on a city wall: Berkeley Community Chorus will perform Dvorak’s Requiem at the Rudolfinum that evening.