O Come, All Ye Faithful: Christmas with Manhattan Chorale
Dec
12
7:30 PM19:30

O Come, All Ye Faithful: Christmas with Manhattan Chorale

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O Come, All Ye Faithful: Christmas with Manhattan Chorale

Featuring members of the New York City Chamber Orchestra

Craig Arnold, Conductor

Michael Hey, Organist


RALPH VAUGH WILLIAMS     Eventide (from "Two Hymn-Tune Preludes")

TRADITIONAL, arr. Mack Willberg     Processional: O Come, All Ye Faithful

NARRATION

FELIX MENDELSSOHN     There Shall a Star from Jacob (from "Christus")

TRADITIONAL, arr. Sarah Quartel     Huron Carol

ĒRIKS EŠENVALDS     Stars

BENJAMIN BRITTEN     Festival Te Deum

G.F. HANDEL     Messiah

          3. Ev'ry valley shall be exalted

          4. And the glory of the Lord

          14. There were shepherds abiding in the field and lo! The angel of the Lord came upon them

          15. And the angel said unto them

          16. And suddenly there was with the angel

          17. Glory to God

TRADITIONAL, arr. David Willcocks     Carol for Audience and Choir: The First Nowell

TRADITIONAL, arr. David Willcocks     Carol for Audience and Choir: God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

G.F. HANDEL      Concerto Grosso in G Major, Op. 6, No. 1

           Allegro

NARRATION

TRADITIONAL, arr. David Willcocks     Carol for Audience and Choir: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

JOHN TAVENER     Ding! Dong! Merrily on High

NATHANIEL ADAMS     He Came All So Still

GERALD FINZI     Magnificat

NARRATION

TRADITIONAL, arr. Barlow Bradford     Silent Night

TRADITIONAL, arr. Barlow Bradford     Angels We Have Heard On High

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Manhattan Chorale presents Reverent Sounds in a Sacred Space
May
23
7:30 PM19:30

Manhattan Chorale presents Reverent Sounds in a Sacred Space

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Manhattan Chorale presents "Reverent Sounds in A Sacred Space" led by Artistic Director Craig Arnold and featuring members of the New York City Chamber Orchestra at the gorgeous St. John the Baptist Church on Tuesday evening, May 23 at 7:30pm.

The centerpiece of the program is the splendid Lord Nelson Mass (Missa in Augustiis, Mass For Troubled Times) by Joseph Haydn. Also presented in mass structure are eclectic movements by individual composers:  Kyrie (from Missa Solennelle), Louis Vierne; Gloria (from MASS), Leonard Bernstein; Credo- Et incarnates est (from Missa Pange Lingua, Josquin Des Prez;  Sanctus et Benedictus (from Missa Brevis) Julian Wachner; and Agnus Dei (from Berliner Mass), Arvo Part. 

The concert includes the lovely Song To The Moon for flute, oboe, piano and choir by Z. Randall Stroope and ends with the classic spiritual, Ev’ry Time I Hear The Spirit arranged by William Dawson.

Don't miss this meditative and inspirational evening of choral music!

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