Nevertheless, We Persist: Singing Our Stories for 35 Years
Jan 25, 2019 - Jan 26, 2019
Under the direction of Artistic Director Mark Zwilling, the 159 member women’s ensemble will celebrate themes of perseverance, community and women’s empowerment, as well as highlight the 35 year history of the Denver Women’s Chorus.
The concerts feature DWC performing the inspirational anthem “This Is Me” from the Oscar-nominated The Greatest Showman; “Largo” from Antonin Dvorak’s New World Symphony; “Bread and Roses,” a song commemorating the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike by women workers at the Everett Mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts; “Malala,” a song celebrating the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai; and “Ain’t I a Woman” from the words of Sojourner Truth.
Other songs featured for these performances include: Juntos (Together); Lineage, New Colossus; “Fight Song” by Rachel Platten and “Roar” by Katy Perry.
All concerts will be ASL interpreted, and in-ear Listening devices will be available at all performances.