Voices of Light is a stunning evening of music and film. The critically acclaimed event has brought sold-out houses to their feet at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave Festival; at Avery Fisher Hall in New York’s Lincoln Center; at the Sydney Opera House; at Disney Hall with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and Philharmonic; and in dozens of major concert halls. It has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning; on PRI’s Performance Today and NPR’s All Things Considered; and in numerous national publications, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, London Times, and the Sydney Morning Herald.
Selected Shorts is a weekly public radio show broadcast on over 130 stations to more than 350,000 listeners, and thousands more podcast subscribers per week. Selected Shorts began in 1985 and has enjoyed sold-out performances throughout its history. The stories are mostly fiction, sometimes classic, sometimes new, always performed by great actors from stage, screen, and television.
The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.