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Past Concerts from 1984-2020

January 18, 2020

Gabriel Fauré: Requiem

George Frideric Händel: Dettingen Te Deum


May 11, 2019

George Frideric Händel: Anthem for the Funeral of Queen Caroline

Eric Whitacre: Five Hebrew Love Songs

Aaron Copland: Selections from Old American Songs


January 26, 2019

Franz Joseph Haydn:  Mass in Bb Major, "Harmoniemesse"

Franz Schubert: Mass No. 5 in Ab Major


May 5, 2018

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Coronation" Mass in C, K. 317

Giacomo Puccini: Messa di Gloria


January 27, 2018

Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah


May 13, 2017

Songs of Love, Faith, Hope, and Freedom

Jean Berger, My true-love hath my heart

Emma Diemer: Three Madrigals

Morten Lauridsen: Dirait-on

Anon.: Fount (traditional American hymn)

William L. Dawson: Ain'-a That Good news!

Dorsey: Precious Lord, Take My Hand

Cantor Robbie Solomon: Yah Ribon Alam

Randall Thompson: The Road Not Taken (from Frostiana)

Aaron Copland: The Promise of Living (from The Tender Land)

William Billings: Chester

Irving Berlin: Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor

André J. Thomas: I Hear American Singing

Irving Berlin: God Bless America

Samuel Ward: America the Beautiful


January 28, 2017

Johannes Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem


May 7, 2016

Franz Schubert, Mass in E-flat


January 30, 2016

Joseph Haydn, Die Schöpfung (The Creation)


MAY 9, 2015

Maurice Duruflé, Requiem

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Requiem


MAY 10, 2014

Joseph Haydn, Lord Nelson Mass


FEBRUARY 1, 2014

Leonard Bernstein, Chichester Psalms and selections from Mass


MAY 11, 2013

Giacomo Carissimi, Jephte

Morten Lauridsen, Lux Aeterna


JANUARY 26, 2013

Antonin Dvorák, Stabat Mater


MAY 19, 2012

Giacomo Rossini, Petite Messe Solennelle


JANUARY 28, 2012

George Frideric Handel, Israel in Egypt


MAY 21, 2011

George Frideric Handel, Four Coronation Anthems

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vesperae Solennes de Confessore and

Ave Verum Corpus


JANUARY 29, 2011

Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Mass in B flat

Luigi Cherubini, Requiem Mass in C Minor


MAY 22, 2010

Johannes Brahms, Liebeslieder, Op. 52 and Neue Liebeslieder, Op. 65


JANUARY 30, 2010

Franz Joseph Haydn, Missa Brevis St. Joannis de Deo

Antonio Vivaldi, Magnificat


MAY 30, 2009

Giacomo Puccini, Messa di Gloria

Gioachino Rossini, Stabat Mater


JANUARY 25, 2009

Franz Schubert, Mass in G

Francis Poulenc, Gloria


MAY 17, 2008

Carl Orff, Carmina Burana


MARCH 2, 2008

George Frideric Handel, Messiah


JUNE 2, 2007

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Dona Nobis Pacem


JANUARY 28, 2007

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Coronation Mass in C Major and

Requiem Mass in D Minor


NOVEMBER 5, 2006

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Requiem Mass in D Minor

(Joint concert with the Rivers Music School)


JUNE 3, 2006

Franz Joseph Haydn, Mass in Time of War


DECEMBER 17 & 18, 2005

George Frideric Handel, Messiah


JUNE 4, 2005

Maurice Duruflé, Requiem


JANUARY 30, 2005

Franz Joseph Haydn, Die Schöpfung (The Creation)


JUNE 5, 2004

Ludwig van Beethoven, Mass in C Major and

Fantasia in C Minor (“Choral Fantasy”)


FEBRUARY 8, 2004

Johannes Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem


JUNE 7, 2003

Franz Schubert, Mass in G

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vesperae Solennes de Confessore


FEBRUARY 2, 2003

Felix Mendelssohn, Elijah


JUNE 1, 2002

Johann Sebastian Bach, Jesu, der du meine Seele, Cantata No. 78

John Rutter, Requiem


JANUARY 27, 2002

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Requiem


JUNE 2, 2001

Johann Sebastian Bach, Magnificat

Antonio Vivaldi, Gloria


JANUARY 27, 2001

Benjamin Britten, Rejoice in the Lamb

Randall Thompson, The Peaceable Kingdom


JUNE 3, 2000

Gabriel Fauré, Requiem

John Corigliano, Fern Hill


JANUARY 9, 2000

Felix Mendelssohn, He, Watching Over Israel, from Elijah

George N. Allen; Roy Ringwald, arranger, Precious Lord, Take My Hand

Samuel Barber, Anthony O'Daly

Claude Debussy, Trois Chansons

Randall Thompson, Frostiana – Seven Country Songs


JUNE 5, 1999

Franz Schubert, Magnificat

John Rutter, Magnificat


JANUARY 23, 1999

Franz Joseph Haydn, Te Deum and Mass in D Minor (Nelson Mass)


MAY 30, 1998

Giuseppe Verdi, Pater Noster

Vaughan Williams, Five Mystical Songs


Songs of Jerusalem:

A Celebration of Jerusalem 3000

Yair Rosenblum, “Hand in Hand” A Song of Peace (The Last Song of Yitzchak Rabin)

Various Israeli Songs for Choir

P.D.Q. Bach, Liebeslieder Polkas (Nos. 1-5)


JANUARY 24, 1998

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ave Verum Corpus and Missa brevis et solemnis in C

Robert Ingari, Dona Nobis Pacem

Norman Dello Joio, A Jubilant Song

Four spirituals:

Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord

Ezekiel Saw de Wheel

I’m Goin’ to Sing

Free, My Lord, Free at Las’


JUNE 7, 1997

John Rutter:

O Clap Your Hands

Praise Ye The Lord


All Things Bright and Beautiful

For the Beauty of the Earth

Canticles of America


JANUARY 25, 1997

Ludovico Viadana, Tantum Ergo

Maurice Durufle, Tantum Ergo

Franz Schubert, Tantum Ergo and Mass in G

Franz Joseph Haydn, Madrigal: The Storm

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sweet Day and O Mistress Mine

Vincent Persichetti, Song of Peace

John Rutter, The Lord Bless You and Keep You

Denes Agay, Old Irish Blessing


JUNE 1, 1996

George Frideric Handel, Chandos Anthem No. 4

Francois Poulenc, Salve Regina and Ave Verum Corpus

Francis Pilkington, Rest, Sweet Nymphs

Josquin des Prez, El Grillo

Ernst Bloch, Sacred Service (selections)

Joseph Haydn, The Creation (selections)


JANUARY 27, 1996

William Byrd, Mass for Four Voices

Gabriel Faure, Cantique de Jean Racine

Hector Berlioz, Thou Must Leave Thy Lowly Dwelling

Giuseppe Verdi, Macbeth, Act IV, Scene I: Va, Pensiero

Francesco Durante, Magnificat in B flat

Peter C. Lutkin, The Lord Bless You and Keep You


JUNE 3, 1995

Samuel Barber, Sure on this shining night

Franz Joseph Haydn, Part Songs

Charles Ives, Serenity and The Circus Band

Bela Bartok, Four Slovak Folk Songs

Johannes Brahms, Zigeunerlieder, Opus 103


JANUARY 21, 1995

Ludwig van Beethoven, Elegischer Gesang (Elegy for mixed voices and strings)

Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata No. 4, Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV 4)

John Rutter, arranger, The Sprig of Thyme

Robert Ingari, Dona nobis pacem (Premiere Performance)


JUNE 4, 1994

Francis Poulenc, Gloria

Igor Stravinsky, Ave Maria

Serge Rachmaninoff, Ave Maria

Marco Antonio Ingegneri, In monte Oliveti; Jerusalem, surge; and

Tristis est anima mea

Benjamin Britten, Oliver Cromwell

Sea Chantey – T. Frederick H. Candlyn, arranger, What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor

English Music Hall Song – John McCarthy, arranger, She Was An Acrobat’s Daughter


JANUARY 22, 1994

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Coronation Mass

Robert A. Harris, Two Elizabethan Lyrics

Irving Fine, Three Choruses from Alice in Wonderland


JUNE 5, 1993

Christoph Willibald Gluck, Orpheus (selections)

Louis Lewandowski, Hallelujah

Benjamin Britten, Fancie and Rejoice in the Lamb

Antonio Vivaldi, Gloria


JANUARY 23, 1993

Ludwig van Beethoven, Opferlied (Song of Offering)

Edward Elgar; Donald Fraser, arranger, Four Elgar Songs (selections)

Paul Hindemith, In Praise of Music

Gabriel Fauré, Requiem


JUNE 6, 1992


Thomas Ford, Since First I Saw Your Face

Thomas Morley, April is in My Mistress’ Face

Thomas Whythorne, I Have Ere This Time

Martin Peerson, Lock Up, Fair Lids

Anton Bruckner, Two Motets: Locus Iste a Deo factus est and Tantum Ergo

Gabriel Fauré, Ave Verum and Cantique de Jean Racine

Kurt Weill, September Song (from “Knickerbocker Holiday”) and Lost in the Stars (from “Lost in the Stars”)

Gilbert & Sullivan, Six Four-Part Songs:

1. Let’s give three cheers (H.M.S. Pinafore)

2. Oh joy, oh rapture unforeseen! (H.M.S. Pinafore)

3. Brightly dawns our wedding day (The Mikado)

4. Leaves in autumn fade and fall (Ruddigore)

5. Strange adventure! (The Yeomen of the Guard)

6. Dance a cachucha (The Gondoliers)


JANUARY 25, 1992

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ave Verum Corpus; Laudate Dominum (from “Vesperae solennes de confessore”); and Te Deum

Thompson, Randall, Frostiana (Selections)

John Rutter, All Things Bright and Beautiful; The Music’s Always There With You; and For the Beauty of the Earth


MAY 18, 1991

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

Alec Rowley, Tune Thy Music To Thy Heart

Christopher Tye, O Come Ye Servants Of The Lord

George Frideric Handel, O Lord We Trust In Thee Alone

William Billings, I Am Come Into My Garden and Be Glad Then America

Thomas Tallis, If Ye Love Me

Anonymous, Rejoice in The Lord Alway

Norman Dello Joio, Madrigal; A Fable; and Somebody’s Coming

Vincent Persichetti, Sam Was a Man and Song of Peace


JANUARY 12, 1991

Franz Joseph Haydn, Missa brevis St. Joannis de Deo (Little Organ Mass)

Johann Sebastian Bach, Zion hört die Wächter singen (from Cantata 140) and Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (from Cantata 147)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Laudate Dominum (from Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339)

Aaron Copland, Simple Gifts (Women’s Chorus) and Long Time Ago


JUNE 3, 1990

Anton Bruckner, Tantum ergo (E flat) and Locus iste

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sweet Day and O Mistress Mine

John Clements, Flower of Beauty

Ludwig van Beethoven, Hallelujah Chorus (from Christ on the Mount of Olives)

Charles Ives, At the River

Vincent Persichetti, Sam was a man

Richard Rodgers, June is Bustin’ Out All Over (from Carousel); If I Loved You (Women’s Chorus) (from Carousel); It’s a Grand Night for Singing (from State Fair)


JANUARY 21, 1990

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gloria in excelsis from Twelfth Mass

Johann Sebastian Bach, Nun danket alle Gott

George Frideric Handel, Awake the Trumpet’s Lofty Sound (from Samson)

Baldassare Donato, All Ye Who Music Love

Henry Purcell, Come Ye Sons of Art

Felix Mendelssohn, Neujahrslied (New Year’s Song) and Frühzeitiger Frühling (Early Spring)

Stephen Foster, Beautiful Dreamer; Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair; Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming

Cy Coleman; Richard Barnes, arranger, Rhythm of Life


MAY 15, 1989

Harvey Schmidt; Frank Pooler, arranger, Try to Remember (from “The Fantasticks”)

Johann Pachebel; Nobel Goemanne, arranger, Canon in D

Jester Hairston, arranger, Poor Man Lazarus (spiritual)

Gabriel Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine

Franz Joseph Haydn, The Heavens are Telling (from “The Creation”)

Irving Berlin, Blue Skies

David Lantz, arranger, Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen (spiritual)

Ed Lojeski, arranger, Medley from Les Miserables

Denes Agay, Old Irish Blessing


JANUARY 9, 1989

Benjamin Britten, A Ceremony of Carols

Martin Shaw, With a Voice of Singing

Richard Kountz; Wallingford Riegger, arranger, The Sleigh (A la Russe)

Randall Thompson, Alleluia

Jule Styne; Joyce Eilers Bacak, arranger, Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Leroy Anderson; Fred Waring, arranger, Sleigh Ride


MAY, 1988

Randall Thompson, The Last Words of David

Gabriel Fauré, Requiem

George Frideric Handel, Hallelujah Chorus (from “The Messiah”)

Jerry Herman, The Best of Times (from “La Cage aux Folles”)

Stephen Schwartz; Fritz Mountford, arranger, With You

Georges Bizet, Habanera (from “Carmen”)

Joe Garland, In the Mood

Hawley Ades, arranger, Twentiana (choral montage of songs of the 1920’s)

Denes Agay, Old Irish Blessing


JANUARY 11, 1988

Benjamin Britten, Hodie (from “A Ceremony of Carols”)

Hans Leo Hassler, Missa Secunda (Selections)

Emma Lou Diemer, Three Madrigals

Maurice Gardner, arranger, Every Night When the Sun Goes In (Appalachian Folksong)

William Henry Smith, arranger, Ride the Chariot (spiritual)

Livingston Gearhart, Diogenes

Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living (from “The Tender Land”)

Antonio Vivaldi, Gloria

Denes Agay, Old Irish Blessing


MAY 17, 1987

David Pomerantz, It’s In Every One of Us

Georges Frideric Handel, Art Thou Troubled (from “Rodelinda”)

Daniel Burton, Come Live With Me And Be My Love

Ron Nelson, arranger, Three Mountain Ballads

Johannes Brahms, Liebeslider Walzer, Opus 52 (excerpts)

Hoagy Carmichael, Georgia On My Mind

Johnny Mandel, The Shadow Of Your Smile

Jule Styne, I Don’t Want To Walk Without You

Leonard Bernstein, West Side Story (choral selections)


MAY 12, 1986

Béla Bartók, Three Hungarian Folksongs

Mátyás Seiber, Three Hungarian Folk Songs

Aaron Copland, adapter, The Boatmen’s Dance

Allister MacGillivray; Stuart Calvert, arranger, Song for the Mira

Larry Farrow, arranger, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot; Deep River; Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit

Franz Joseph Haydn, Gloria (from the “Heiligmesse”)

Ludwig Van Beethoven, Kyrie (from “Mass in C Major”)

Franz Joseph Haydn, The Heavens Are Telling (from “The Creation”)


APRIL 29, 1985

Noble Cain, Crossing Over (from “Three Campmeeting Songs”)

Fred Hellerman; Herbert Haufrecht, arranger, Healing River

Johann Sebastian Bach, Alleluja

John Lennon and Paul McCartney; Lou Hayward, arranger, On Love (choral medley)

Leonard Bernstein, The Mass (selections)

Hank Beebe, In These Things We Live; For the Mountains Shall Depart; Go Out With Joy


APRIL 9, 1984

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ave Verum and In Manus Tuas

Thomas Morley, April is in My Mistress' Face and Now Is the Month of Maying

Robert Powell, How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place

Cole Porter, What is This Thing Called Love

George Gershwin, Embraceable You

Buddy Johnson, Since I Fell for You

Geistliche Kirchengesang; Mark Hayes, arranger, All Creatures of Our God and King


APRIL 11, 1983

Johannes Brahms, Six Folk Songs (Selections)

Thomas Morley, Sing We and Chant It

Orazio Vecchi, Fa Una Canzone

Harry Warren; Ken Gargaro, arranger, I Only Have Eyes For You

Gilbert Martin, arranger, Wayfarin’ Stranger

Paul Simon, Bridge Over Troubled Water

William Dawson, arranger, Ain’ a That Good News (spiritual)

Harvey Schmidt, The Fantastics Choral Selection


Originally compiled by Mary Gavett-Orsi, July 2013

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