Karl Jenkins: One World – World Choir For Peace, World Orchestra For Peace

July 25, 2023, 9:00 am

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Decca Records presents a new album from Sir Karl Jenkins, one of the world’s most-performed living composers. One World deals with a fractured world and heralds a vision of a peaceful and egalitarian planet. The music is scored in Jenkins’ inimitable style that resists categorization and has had a truly global reach. To create this vision, he takes inspiration from texts as diverse as the Bible, the Hindu Gayatri Mantra, the poetry of the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, African American abolitionist and suffragist poet Frances Harper, and Lebanese American writer, poet, and artist Kahlil Gibran. The work was commissioned by Nicol Matt, founder and artistic director of the World Choir for Peace.