Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble Performs 'The Arc in the Sky' at Memorial Hall

'The Arc in the Sky' is based on the work of American poet Robert Lax, who was named one of “the great original voices of our times” by famed writer Jack Kerouac

click to enlarge Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble - PHOTO VIA FACEBOOK.COM/VAECINCI
Photo via Facebook.com/VAECinci
Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble

Currently celebrating their 40th anniversary season, Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble will peer beyond the horizon with composer Kile Smith, who returns after his much-praised work Canticle  a piece that was commissioned and premiered by the VAE in 2016 and released as an album in January 2018.

The Arc in the Sky will get its Queen City premiere by the VAE with conductor Craig Hella Johnson at the helm. Based on the work of American poet Robert Lax, who was named one of “the great original voices of our times” by famed writer Jack Kerouac, the concert will unfold at Memorial Hall.

5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12. $25-$35. Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, vaecinci.com.

Scroll to read more Culture articles
Join the CityBeat Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join CityBeat Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.