The Play of Daniel
With Guest John Carlo Pierce, Tenor; Directed by Joel Bacon
Pre-Concert lecture given by Dr. Bacon at 6:30 p.m.
The unique program features a performance by students and faculty of The Play of Daniel (Ludus Danielis), a sung drama from 13th century France. The play tells the biblical story of Daniel – including his fate in the lions’ den – through unaccompanied chant. Sung in Latin (and some medieval French) with English translations provided.