Viking Chorale, Cantala, Concert Choir – Friday, March 4, 2016, 8:00p.m.

Songs from a Life
Phillip A. Swan & Stephen M. Sieck, conductors

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CHILDHOOD


CANTALA

Joan Szymko (b. 1957)

This Wonderful Feeling
     1. saboo
     2. In My Quiet Place
     3. Purple Night
Clio Briggs, Martha Hellermann,
Rosa Lemos, Casey Burgess, soloists
Daniel Reifsteck, marimba

CONCERT CHOIR

Sam Pottle (1934-1978)
Jabberwocky
Rachel Weiss, staging
 

LOVE


CONCERT CHOIR

David Harris (b. 1974)
Sonnet
Jon Hanrahan, Elena Stabile,
Jackson Rosenberry, Jordan Ross, readers
Ilan Blanck, guitar

CANTALA

Steven Sametz (b. 1954)
Voices of Broken Hearts
Sally Alvarado, Alexa Blumenstock,
Schuyler Borges, Gabi Makuc, “ghost chorus”
Matthew Michelic, digitally delayed viola


EDUCATION


VIKING CHORALE

Improvisation on a poem by Rumi

Paul Drayton (b. 1944)
Masterpiece
     1. Fugue (J. S. Bach)
     2. Introduction and Gigue (Handel)
     3. Cavatina (Mozart)
     4. Largo Lugubrioso (Beethoven)
     5. Lied ohne Worte (Mendelssohn)
     7. Danse antique (Debussy)
     8. Coda

- BRIEF PAUSE -


ADULTHOOD


CANTALA

Gwyneth Walker (b. 1947)

Now I Become Myself

William Brown (b. 1962)
Quant j’ai ouy le tabourin
Charlotte Noble, Sally Alvarado,
Nicolette Puskar, Laura Christenson, duets
Daniel Reifsteck, percussion


SPIRITUALITY


Miklós Kocsár (b. 1933)
Salve Regina

Giuseppe Verdi (1913-1901)
From Quattro Pezzi Sacri
     Laudi alla Vergine Maria

VIKING CHORALE

Franz Biebl (1906-2001)
Ave Maria

CONCERT CHOIR

Ambrož Čopi (b. 1973)
O Radix Jesse
Sarah Coffman and Morgen Moraine, soloists
World Premiere

Frank Martin (1890-1974)
From Messe pour double-choeur
     Agnus Dei


DEATH AND BEYOND


Tarik O’Regan (b. 1978)
Triptych
     I. Threnody
     II. As We Remember Them
     III. From Heaven Distilled a Clemency
Paul Gutmann, Elisabeth Burmeister,
Morgan Moraine, Lauren Vanderlinden, soloists
Brandin Kreuder, Eleanor Legault, violin I
Katie Weers, Margaret Norby, violin II
Trent Guerrero, Asher McMullin, viola
Adam Korber, Natalie Galster, cello
Jessica Cable, string bass
Matthew Michelic and Samantha George, string coaches

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