The Homestretch | Nov 9, 2012 | 11:33
Requiem for Afghanistan
The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is presenting "War and Peace: a music festival for our time." Saturday night's concert features a new work, "Afghanistan: Requiem For a Generation." It is the largest commission in the history of the orchestra. Jeffrey Ryan composed the music, the words are from Suzanne Steele, she was the first poet to be embedded with the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan.