The Great Rivers Choral Society will perform “Hello and Farewell” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, and again at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, at Upper Alton Baptist Church, 2726 College Ave.
ALTON — “Hello and Farewell,” a Great Rivers Choral Society concert, will be held at the Upper Alton Baptist Church, 2726 College Ave., at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, and again at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19.
The concert is free and open to the public, and a goodwill collection will be taken.
“Our lives are full of beginnings and endings,” Ron Abraham of GRCS said. “This concert presents music that is inspired by all of these events, and hopefully inspires us to all live in the moment and appreciate our fragile and precious existence.
Songs will include John Tavener’s “Song for Athene” (sung at the funeral of Princess Diana), “A Farewell” by Molly Ijames, “Good Night. Dear Heart” by Dan Forrest, “Grace Before Sleep” by Susan Labarr, “The Awakening” by Joseph Martin and more.
For information, visit www.grcs-sing.org.