Art Groups Come Together to be Beautiful Together

Beautiful Together

Beautiful Together
An Artistic Journey Toward Hope
More than 60 local arts groups joined together on Tuesday evening at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for a benefit performance Beautiful Together, an artistic journey toward hope.
Maestro Eric Jacobsen served as music director, conductor, and cello soloist for the performance. Aoife O’Donovan, an influential force in the international folk music scene, also joined the artist cast as a vocalist. This has been an emotional few weeks for the Orlando community and we are particularly grateful that Eric and his fiancée Aoife were able to participate, just days before their wedding. The Philharmonic is proud to be a part of the healing process for all involved in the tragic events in Orlando and we continue grieving with our City Beautiful.
We want to share this moving performance with as many people in the community as we can. The entire benefit performance is available to view online courtesy of The Creative City Project: Beautiful Together: An artistic journey toward hope.
Proceeds from this tribute performance will go towards the OneOrlando Fund.

The program for the recorded performance can be found below.

Beautiful Together:

Simple Gifts
By Joseph Brackett, arr. Aaron Copland

Written by Michael Wanzie

No Voy a Decirte Adios
By Alfareros

By Philip Glass

The Dying Swan
Composer Saint Saëns

This is My Wish/Let There Be Peace
By Kevin Ross / Jill Jackson Miller, arr. Sy Miller

By Leonard Bernstein

True Colors
By Cyndi Lauper

Let It Be
By Paul McCartney

Still I Rise
By Maya Angelou

Adagio for Strings
By Samuel Barber

Love Sonnet LXXXIX
By Pablo Neruda

By Philip Glass

All Is Well
Traditional (arr, Nico Muhly)

Somewhere Over the Rainbow
By Harold Arlen, Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg

Bridge Over Troubled Water
By Paul Simon