Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3 p.m.
An interview with soloist William Lewis
“Come to the concert! If you haven’t heard Chichester Psalms, it’s created by a mastermind, Leonard Bernstein, who knows the true meaning of music. It’s great, interesting, fascinating, intriguing, something to be listened to for hours… it’s sad, pretty, funny, insane (in a good way) and sounds a bit like West Side Story.” So says our treble soloist, William Lewis. William is 12 years old and in 7th grade, but has a long history of public performances. As he and his dad, Andrew Lewis (Choirmaster, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Choir) remember it, he debuted at age 7, singing “O Come, O Come Emanuel.”
With his older brother George and his younger brother Henrik, William sings in the St. Luke’s Choir under the direction of his dad. Although expectations as the Choirmaster’s kids are sometimes high, William finds it fun to sing under his dad, whom he recognizes as an accomplished professional who “knows everything.” He likes his
Our 81st Season 2016-17
Three NSCS Concerts:
- Sunday, November 20, 2016 3:00 pm: Glory! New and Familiar Holiday Music for Choir, Bells, and Organ
- Sunday, March 5, 2017 3:00 pm: Psalms, New and Old
- Saturday, April 22, 2017 7:00 pm: Missa Gaia, by Paul Winter
Plus two appearances with the Evanston Symphony Orchestra
- Sunday, December 4, 2016 3:00 pm: Holiday Concert
- Sunday, June 11, 2017 3:00 pm: Gustav Mahler’s 2nd Symphony, The Resurrection
See Concerts/Current Season for more information.