Cor Cantiamo’s 10th anniversary concert season begins with an exciting world premiere of the powerful work "Verdad/True" composed by the acclaimed composer Libby Larsen. Cor Cantiamo commissioned Larsen to create this work to commemorate our 10th anniversary season and is partially funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Verdad/True is a 20-minute composition based on first-person accounts of migrant families and poetry of Gabriela Mistral. It captures the emotional turmoil of families struggling with decisions of leaving their homeland and embarking upon the dangerous journey to a promised land of safety and a better future for their children. In addition to this work, the Cor Cantiamo will be celebrating the cultural heritage of Latin America with music from Argentina, Dominican Republic, Peru, and Ecuador. The concert will be rounded out with choral treasures by composers such as Johannes Brahms, Pablo Casals, Morten Lauridsen, Shawn Kirchner and Stacey V. Gibbs.