Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell have collaborated on Light Shall Lift Us, a choral work that will debut at “One Voice Orlando,a Celebration in Song” a benefit concert in response to the Pulse Night Club tragedy, scheduled for September 11, 2016.
Opera companies from Tampa, Naples, Sarasota and other Florida cities will form a 150-voice choir. Other headliners will include sopranos Ana Maria Martinez, Sarah Joy Miller, and Cecilia Violetta Lopez, Mezzo-Soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano, tenors Chad Johnson and Javier Abreu, and baritones Mark Walters and Davis Gaines.
Orlando Ballet dancers will perform, and an orchestra of professional regional players will accompany the singers with David Charles Abell conducting.
All performers are donating their services. Money raised from the one-night concert will benefit local health and human-services agencies.
The concert is scheduled for Sunday, September 11 at 8pm at the Wlt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
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