Past Concerts

Spring 2017
Liebeslieder Waltzes, Johannes Brahms
Polovtsian Dances, Alexander Borodin

Fall 2016
Rejoice in the Lamb, Benjamin Britten
Cantique de Jean Racine, Gabriel Fauré
Requiem, Gabriel Fauré 

Spring 2016
Frostiana, Randall Thompson
Nänie, Johannes Brahms
Four Songs, with Two Horns and Harp, Johannes Brahms

Fall 2015
Messe de Minuit de Noël, Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Oratorio de Noël, Camille Saint-Saëns

Spring 2015
Three 20th Century French Organ Masters
Jehan Alain: Litanies, JA119; Messe modale en septuor, JA 136; Aria, JA138A for Flute and organ
Jean Langlais: “Prélude (Entrée)” from Suite médiévale en forme de messe basse;
Messe en Style Ancien
Louis Vierne: Messe Solennelle, Op. 16

Fall 2014
A Ceremony of Carols, Benjamin Britten
Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest, Conrad Susa

Spring 2014
Jesu Meine Freude and Prelude in E Minor, J. S. Bach
With Šest Moravských Dvojzpévů (Six Moravian Duets), Antonin Dvořák, arr. Janáček; and “Abendlied zu Gott,” “Aus dem Dankliede zu Gott,” and “Wider den Übermut,” Franz Joseph Haydn.

Fall 2013
Prophetiae Sibyllarum, Orlando Di Lasso
With “Twelfth Night,” Samuel Barber; “Uns kompt ein Schiff gefahren,” Ann Callaway; “Our Joyful’st Feast,” Einojuhani Rautavaara; “Today the Virgin,” John Tavener; “Canto de la Sibila,” Cristobal de Morales.

Spring 2013
Gypsy Songs & Love Songs
Brahms, Zigunerlieder; Shearer, Romanç de Matinet; Sibelius, Rakasatava; Verdelot, Three Madrigals from Machiavelli’s La Mandragola; Callaway, Valentine; Liszt, Petrarch Sonnet 104

Fall 2012
Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, W. A. Mozart
With Ave Maria… virgo serena, Josquin des Prez, O Heiland Reiß die Himmel auf, Johannes Brahms, Alleluia, vidimus stellam, Ann Callaway, and Andante in F Major for a Musical Clock, Mozart.

Spring 2012
In Praise of Spring
Johannes Brahms: Missa Canonica and Four Quartets, Op. 92
Part songs from the German Romantic and Classical schools by Franz Joseph Haydn,
Felix Mendelssohn, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, and Franz Schubert

Fall 2011
Magnificat!
J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D-dur
Tomás Luis de Victoria: Magnificat Primi Toni
Arvo Pärt: Magnificat
Peggy Hart: Canticle of the Creatures
David Childs: O Magnum Mysterium

Spring 2011
Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
J.S. Bach: Lobet den Herrn

Winter 2010
An Evening of Mystery and Song:
Victoria: Missa O Magnum Mysterium
Britten: A Ceremony of Carols

Spring 2010
Slavic Lights, Russian Songs, and Slovak Dances:
Rachmaninoff: Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
Bartok: Slovak and Hungarian Folk Songs

Winter 2009
Ralph Vaughn Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem
Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei
Featuring: Mark Bruce, Organ

Spring 2009
El Abrazo Largo (The Long Embrace): Latin American Songs from the Old and New World
Featuring music from Brazil, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Spain, Mexico and a composition from composer-in-residence Peggy Hart

Winter 2008
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

Spring 2008
Poulenc: Mass in G major and music by Ravel, Massenet, Saint-Saens, and Faure
Featuring: Nadia Blank, piano

Winter 2007
Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor and Brahms Quartets for Choir and Piano
Featuring: Nadia Blank, piano, and Asher Davison, clarinet

Spring 2007
Her Infinite Variety: Four Centuries of Shakespeare in Song
Featuring songs by Morley, Verdi, Vaughan Williams, Shearing, Mäntyjarvi, Harris, P.D.Q. Bach, and more.

Winter 2006
Bach: Mass in B minor
Spring 2006

A Choral Menagerie
Benjamen Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb, plus Hindemith, Copland, Carmichael, madrigals, and more.

Winter 2005
To Drive the Cold Winter Away
Featuring the Tomás Luís de Victoria O Magnum Mysterium Mass, plus Rossi, Lassus, del Encina, Eccard, and more.

Spring 2005
America in Song
featuring Morton Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna, and songs by Billings, Joplin, Ives, Bernstein, Hogan, and Callaway

Winter 2004
Winter Concert
Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil (Vespers)

Spring 2004
Spring Concert
Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, Brahm’s Schicksalslied, and Zoltán Kodály’s Missa Brevis, performed in collaboration with The Prometheus Orchestra (Eric Hansen, conductor)

Winter 2003
La Rose Complète
Morten Lauridsen’s Les Chansons des Roses, Benjamin Brittin’s Hymn to St. Cecelia and String music of Byrd and Holborne

Spring 2003
A Night at the Opera
Selections from Leonard Bernstein’s Candide, plus opera choruses from Bizet, Offenbach, Mussorgsky, and Verdi, and the world premiere of the complete Songs from the Gardener song cycle by composer-in-residence Ann Callaway.

Winter 2002
A Winter Concert
Program included Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols and Ann Callaway’s ‘O Magnum Mysterium’ and ‘Unspoken Things’ from Songs from the Gardener

Spring 2002
O Sacred Earth; Early Music of the Sacred and Secular
Program included works by Bach, Rossi, le Jeune, Josquin, de Lasso, Morley, Monteverdi, Weelkes, Hildegard von Bingen and Ann Callaway

Winter 2001
Beethoven, Weber, Callaway
Beethoven: Mass in C Major, Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F Major, Callaway: Valentine

Spring 2001
Isn’t it Romantic? Songs of Love and Romance Through the Centuries
Program included works by Haydn, Bartók, Brahms, Barber, Rodgers, Ravel, Billings, Callaway (world premiere), & Ellington, and also included chamber and solo pieces featuring chorus members.

Winter 2000
Dona Nobis Pacem: Songs to Peace
Program included excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, Bernstein, Barber, and Callaway

Spring 2000
A Bouquet of Italian Music
Rossini – Petite Messe Solennelle, and works by Verdi, Monteverdi, Josqin, Vecchi and two premieres by Ann Callaway

Winter 1999
Two Faces of Sacred Space
Pärt’s Te Deum, and The Missa Luba, a Congolese Mass. Guest artists: Otello Jefferson, tenor Malonga Casquelord, Tacuma King and Sanga of the Valley; percussion

Spring 1999
Brahm’s Piano Concerto #1 in C minor, Bizet’s Symphony in C major
Featuring: Matthew Edwards, Piano

Spring 1999
Sure On This Shining Night…
Bach – Lobet den Herrn, Barber – Sure on this shining night, Bartók – Two Slovak folk songs, Bernstein – Dona nobis pacem from the Missa Brevis, Britten – Deus in adjutorium meum, Fauré – Madrigal, Ligeti – Ejszaka and Reggel, Poulenc – Un soir de neige, Thompson – The road not taken from Frostiana, Poulenc – Un Soir de Neige, Brahms – Cappriccio Op 67, Brahms – Intermezzo Op 118, Brahms – Intermezzo Op 119,

Winter 1998
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms, Barber: Adagio for Strings, Barber: Agnus Dei, Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin

Spring 1998
Fauré: Requiem, Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24, Brahms: Schicksalslied

Winter 1997
Mozart: Great Mass in C Minor and Vivaldi: Concerto for two trumpets

Spring 1997
Orff: Carmina Burana

Winter 1996
Bach: Magnificat and Charpentier: Messe de Minuit

Spring 1996
Brahms: Deutsches Requiem