Voices raised to heaven, petitioning the skies for all that is good and just: any great music performance feels that way to me, especially when it’s many voices. There are many such grand moments in James Tusty and Maureen Castle Tusty’s “The Singing Revolution,” a comprehensive primer on the role of song in Estonian culture, and how its manifestations at the end of the Cold War led to the ejection of the Soviet occupiers, reaffirms the power of song and of protest: as long as both flicker in the human heart… 95m. (Ray Pride)
“The Singing Revolution” plays at the Siskel Sunday and Tuesday.
Review: The Singing Revolution