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Rochester Oratorio Society presents “Peacemakers Preview

March 28, 2019 @ EST 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The Rochester Oratorio Society presents “Peacemakers Preview,” Thursday, March 28, 7:00-8:15 P.M. at Writers & Books, 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607. Memorial Art Gallery docent Lucy Durkin will preview the projections she has curated to accompany the music, including iconic images of the authors of the texts in the Oratorio Society’s performance of “The Peacemakers” (Friday, April 5, 7:30 P.M. at Hochstein). Choreographer Thomas Warfield discusses his work with the NTID Dancers, to be featured on the program. ROS Artistic Director Eric Townell gives behind-the-scenes details of the development of this multi-cultural, multi-media project involving more than 200 performers. Parking and admission are free.
The University of Rochester Humanities Center presents “Perspectives on ‘The Peacemakers'” for the evening of April 4 at 7:30 in the UR Humanities Center.  Speakers will be:

Douglas Brooks, Professor of Religion and Classics, who has a focus on spirituality and mysticism

Andrew Cashner, Assistant Professor of Musicology, who taught a course recently on “Music and Religion”

Allison Stokes, Ph.D., former UR Protestant chaplain interested in Gandhi and spirituality, and also interested in “The Peacemakers” as a set of texts

Parking and admission are free (use the Rush Rhees Library parking lot).


March 28, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm


Writers & Books
(585) 473-2590
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Writers & Books
740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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(585) 473-2590
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