Viking Chorale, Cantala, Concert Choir – Friday, November 11, 2016, 8:00p.m.

Speaking Out
Phillip A. Swan & Stephen M. Sieck, conductors
Guest artists:
     Erin Lesser, flute
     Wen-Lei Gu, violin

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VIKING CHORALE

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
From Nabucco
     Va, Pensiero

Gustav Ernesaks (1908-1993)
Mu isamaa on minu arm

arr. James Quitman Mulholland (b. 1935)
How Can I Keep From Singing?

CANTALA

Ambrož Čopi (b. 1973)
Alleluia, Laudate Dominum, omnes gentes
World Premiere

Jake Runestad (b. 1986)
Sing, Wearing the Sky
Isabel Dammann, violin
Irene Durbak, percussion

Moira Smiley (b. 1976)
I Have a Voice
2015 ACDA Women's Choir Consortium Commission

Andrea Ramsey (b. 1977)
Truth
Irene Durbak, percussion
2014 ACDA Women's Choir Consortium Commission

Joan Szymko (b. 1957)
Variations on a Theme by Rilke

CONCERT CHOIR

Ethel Smyth (1858-1944)
The March of the Women

Jena Root
From Pipings: from the Memoirs of Ethel Smyth
     March of the People
Erin Lesser, flute
Shaye Swanson, soprano
Octet:
Elisabeth Burmeister, Froya Olson,
Lauren Vanderlinden, Shaye Swanson,
Jackson Rosenberry, Matt Kierzek,
Yonah Barany, and PJ Uhazie

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
La Menace des Francs
Luke Honeck, Christian Messier,
Alex Quackenbush, and John Perkins

Mark Carlson (b. 1952)
Common Link
Wen-Lei Gu, violin

William Grant Still (1895-1978)
Plain-Chant for America

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