The Last Few Years and the Future

What kind of music do we sing? What do we plan for the future? We hope this gives you some idea.

 

Christmas 2019 - Handel's Messiah

The Majesty and Glory of Your Name (Psalm 8)             
Glory, Glory, Glory to the Newborn King                        

Messiah     George Frideric Handel
Part One: The Prophecy and Promise 
Comfort Ye my people – Recitative for Tenor 
Ev’ry valley shall be exalted – Aria for Tenor 
And the glory of the Lord – Chorus

Scene Two: The Purifying Messiah
Thus saith the Lord – Recitative for Bass 
But who may abide the day of His coming? 
And He shall purify – Chorus

Scene Three: God’s Glory Comes Through a Virgin
Behold, a virgin shall conceive – Aria for Mezzo Soprano  
O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion – Aria for Alto and Chorus

Scene Four: From Darkness Comes the Light of the World
For behold, darkness shall cover the earth – Bass  
The people that walked in darkness – Aria for Bass 
For unto us a Child is born - Chorus

INTERMISSION

Scene Five: The Christmas Story
There were shepherds abiding in the field – Soprano 
And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them – Soprano  
And the angel said unto them – Recitative for Soprano 
And suddenly there was with the angel – Soprano 
Glory to God – Chorus

Scene Six: Christ, the Shepherd-King’s Ministry on Earth
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion – Aria for Soprano 
Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened- Aria for Alto
He shall feed His flock like a shepherd – Aria for Alto and Soprano
His yoke is easy, and His burden is light – Chorus
Hallelujah – Chorus


Do You Hear What I Hear?       Craig Courtney 

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Spring 2019 - Bound for Glory

I Sing Because I’m Happy     arr. Kenneth Paden   adapted by Rollo Dilworth 

Heavenly Home: Three American Songs                 arr. Shawn Kirchner
Unclouded Day         Rev. J.K. Alwood (1828-1909)
Angel Band               Tune by William Bradbury, 1862
Hallelujah                  Music by William Walker, 1835

        +++ Intermission +++                                                        

Gospel Mass            Robert Ray
I. Kyrie – Lord Have Mercy
II. Gloria – Glory to God in the Highest
III.  Credo – I Believe in God
IV. Acclamation – Hallelujah Praise the Lord
V. Sanctus – Holy, Holy Lord God of Hosts
VI. Agnus Dei – Lamb of God

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