King David | Arthur Honegger
Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
St. Catharines, Canada
Rivalry, jealousy and violence take centre stage in the story of King David with choruses that equal those of the greatest oratorios for their power and beauty. Honegger composed Le Roi David in 1921 and quickly earned fame throughout Europe for his unique and captivating musical style blending French Impressionism, German Baroque, Gregorian Chant, far-eastern influence and Jazz.