Awaiting Faith: Myths and Hymns, Chapter IV from MasterVoices (for Parterre Box)

It was just over four months ago—January 13, 2021, to be exact—when the first installment of this monumental project by New York’s wonderful MasterVoices ensemble was released on YouTube.

In the months leading up to it, my own personal faith was at pretty low ebb. It was tested, of course, by the uncertainty around Covid, as well as our national political future.

By mid-January, battered and bruised as I was, there were also moments of cautious optimism. But I still felt quite a distance away from the sort of confidence and trust that I associate with the idea of faith.

Yet here we are in May! So, when MasterVoices’ buoyant director Ted Sperling welcomes us to “Faith,” I actually smile…

Click here to read this post in full at Parterre Box.

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