Choral Arts Society
Previous Concerts
“LOVE IS IN THE AIR”
• Les Chansons des Roses by Morten Lauridsen
• Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One by Healey Willan
• One May Morning, English folksong arranged by Charelene Archibeque
• Premiere performance of Immortal Beloved by Michael Conley
• Habanera from Carmen by Georges Bizet
• Liebeslieder Waltzer by Brahms  

“MONKS AND SAGES, SACRED PAGES”
Joined with the West Village Chorale
• Carmina Burana by Carol Orff
• Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein
• Felix Mendelssohn Heilig, Denn er hat seinen Engeln, Psalm 100  

“EMBRACING ALL”
• Missa Luba, an improvised Congolese setting
• The Shepherds by John Ness Beck
• Embracing All by Stephen Paulus  

“VIVA PUCCINI!”
• Missa di Gloria
• Selections from Tosca, La Rondine, Madama Butterfly, Il Trittico:
   Gianni Schicchi, Manon Lescaut, Edgar, La Boheme, Le Viili  

“70th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT”
• Poulenc – Gloria
• Respighi – Laud to the Nativity  

“MOTET MADNESS”
• Works by Bach, Brahms, Britten, Byrd, Conley, Copland, Durufle, Flor Peters, Howells,
   Mendelssohn, Palestrina, Pitoni, Salmo and Stanford  

“YE SHALL HAVE A SONG”
• A Jubilant Song by Norman Dello Joio
• The Peaceable Kingdom by Randall Thompson
• Requiem by John Rutter  

TIMOTHY VERNON MEMORIAL CONCERT
“DER TAG DES GERICHTS”
by Georg Telemann  

“MUSIC OF ECSTASY”
• Heinrich Schutz – Requiem and works by John Tavener, Richard Rodney Bennett and
   Chris DeBlasio  

“THE MANY FACES OF BACH”
• Selections of Bach cantatas from Mass in A Major, Mass in B Minor, and the Cantata no. 23  

“SINS OF MY OLD AGE”
• Gioacchino Rossini – Petite messe solennelle
• Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell  

“A SEASON OF DRAMA”
• Johann Sebastian Bach – Jesu, meine Freude
• Giacomo Carissimi – Jepthe
• Ralph Vaughan Williams – Mass in G Minor  

“BAROQUE GEMS FOR DOUBLE CHOIR”
• Juan Gutierrez De Padilla – Missa Ego flos campi
• Marc-Antoine Charpentier – Prose des Morts, excerpts from Pestis Mediolanensis
  (transcribed specially for Choral Arts Society from original manuscripts)
• Samuel Barber – Agnus Dei from “ADAGIO FOR STRINGS”
• Ariel Ramirez – Misa Criolla – accompanied by the traditional Peruvian ensemble Grupo Wayno
• Duke Ellington – The Best of the Sacred Concerts – accompanied by the Jay Hoggard Quartet,
   and with dancer Jimmy Tate  

“TAPESTRIES”
• A Quilted Mass – selections from Middle Ages and Renaissance Masses
   1. Kyrie from Mass for Four Voices by Claudio Monteverdi
   2. Gloria In Excelsis from Mass for Four Voices by William Byrd
   3. Credo from Messe de Nostre Dame by Guillaume de Machaut
   4. Sanctus and Benedictus from Missa O quam gloriosum est regnum by Tomás Luis de Victoria
   5. Johannes Ockeghem – Agnus Dei from Missa Mi–Mi  

• Louis Pelosi – I Weave You a Shroud – Commissioned by the Choral Arts Society to honor the
   victims of 9/11
• David Hamilton – The Moon is Silently Singing
• Jackson Berkey – Arma Lucis
• Drew Hemenger Three Sonnets of William Shakespeare (Time, Death, Love) – Commissioned by
   the Choral Arts Society  

“SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW”
• Marc–Antoine Charpentier – Te Deum H. 146
• Arvo Pärt – Berliner Messe
• Franz Joseph Haydn – Lord Nelson Mass  

“MUSIC FOR AN EARLY SUMMER EVENING”
• William Billings – Three Settings from The Song of Songs
   1. I Charge You, O Ye Daughters of Jerusalem
   2. I Am Come Into My Garden
   3. I Am the Rose of Sharon  

• Anton Bruckner – Sacred Songs for Mixed Choir
• Jackson Berkey – Arma Lucis
• Songs from Around the World
• Britain – The Shower (Edward Elgar), The Blue Bird (C.V. Stanford), Yarmouth Fair (Peter Warlock)
• France – Les Chansons des Roses – Morten Lauridsen
• Italy – Gioacchino Rossini, La Passeggiata, I Gondolieri
• U.S. – Drew Hemenger – Three Sonnets of William Shakespeare (Time, Death, Love) –
   Commissioned by the Choral Arts Society  

BRAHMS
• A German Requiem
• Alto Rhapsody  

“SPRING SONGS”
• R. Vaughan Williams – Serenade to Music, Three Shakespeare Songs (Full Fathom Five,
   The Cloud-Capp’d Towers, Over Hill, Over Dale)  

• Johannes Brahms – Four Songs (Opus 17)
   1. The Harp Resounds with Wild Refrain
   2. Song from Twelfth Night
   3. The Gardener
   4. Song from Fingal  

• Benjamin Britten – Choral Dances from Gloriana
   1. Time
   2. Concord
   3. Time and Concord
   4. Country Girls
   5. Rustics and Fishermen
   6. Final Dance of Homage  

• Morten Lauridsen – Les Chansons des Roses
• David Hamilton – The Moon is Silently Singing  

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