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The Sandlapper Singers with the USC Dept. of Music Voice Faculty present Libby Larsen's "Falling"

Presented by Sandlapper Singers at USC School of Music Recital Hall, Columbia SC

Feb 19 2016
The Sandlapper Singers with the USC Dept. of Music Voice Faculty present Libby Larsen's "Falling"

Birth of a Choral Drama

In the fall of 1962 a French stewardess working an Allegheny Airlines flight was tragically sucked from the plane, plummeting to her death.  Upon reading the brief articles about the incident, poet James Dickey was inspired to compose his longest and “most startling” poem about the tragic event.  Fast forward to 2000 when the Sandlapper Singers decided to commission a new choral work based on this epic poem, selecting Minnesotan, Libby Larsen, well known for her

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