Calling All Dawns

Featuring Kinetic Ensemble

Houston’s premier international music ensemble presents Christopher Tin’s Grammy Award-winning celebration of global harmony. Featuring music from a variety of world cultures in over a dozen languages, “Calling All Dawns” is a sweeping masterpiece, exploring a mosaic of dynamic rhythms and rich harmonies from Ireland, China, Iran, East Africa, France, Israel, Poland, Japan, Brazil, India, New Zealand, and more. Accompanied by chamber orchestra featuring the outstanding local string ensemble KINETIC, International Voices Houston shines bright in this performance, as it continues its mission to create global harmony by celebrating and giving voice to human difference.

“Calling All Dawns” composed by Christopher Tin. Used by arrangement with The Musical Company, LP.

Performance Video

Program Guide

Part I: Day

  1. Baba Yetu
    • In Swahili: Our Father
    • Adrian O. Rodriguez, soloist
  2. Mada Kara Meru
    • In Japanese: Through the Window I See
    • Christina Beltran, Dale Thomas, Sue Tsai, Lindsay Reilly, soloists
  3. Dao Zai Fan Ye
    • In Mandarin: The Path is Returning
    • Stacey Adair, Ashabari Mukherjee, soloists
  4. Se É Pra Vir Que Venha
    • In Portuguese: Whatever Comes, Let it Come
    • Maria Avrova, soloist
  5. Rassemblons-Nous
    • In French: Let Us Gather
    • Arturo Martinez, Juan Polanco-Palacios, David Collins, soloists

Part II: Night

  1. Lux Aeterna
    • In Latin: Eternal Night
    • Mary Rethwisch, solist
  2. Caoineadh Airt Ui Laoghaire
    • In Irish: To Cry
    • Mariah Almack, soloist
  3. Hymn do Trójcy Świętej
    • In Polish: Hymns to the Holy Trinity
    • Yessica Krozel, soloist

Part III: Dawn

  1. Hayom Kadosh
    • In Hebrew: Today is Sacred
    • Jael Miller, soloist
  2. Hamsáfár
    • In Farsi: Journey Together
    • Minoo Moghimi, soloist
  3. Sukla-Krisne
    • In Sanskrit: Light and Darkness
    • Sowmya Balasubramani, soloist
  4. Kia Hora Te Marino
    • In Maori: May Peace Be Widespread
    • David Collins, soloist