Our Season

2018-19 Voices Season

Voices Holiday Concert

December 15th at 7:30 PM
December 16th at 3:00 PM

Come celebrate the holidays with Voices as we perform heartwarming and festive classics! The program includes “Hodie!” by John Leavitt, ‘Christmas Day’ by Holst, sing-a-long carols for the family and much more!

Life, Love and Reflections

May 2019

Poetic expressions of life, love, and reflections on nature. Selections include “Fern Hill” composed by John Corigliano, based on a poem by Dylan Thomas, “Five Hebrew Love Songs” composed by Eric Whitacre, and “Reflections from a Mexican Garden” composed by Kevin Padworski and based on poems by Grace Hazard Conklin, So Juana Inés de la Cruz, indigenous poetry in one of Mexico’s native languages, Nahuatl

2018-19 Cantari Season

Life, Love & Nature

November 10, 2018

Poetic expression of life, love & nature through choral music.

Romancero Gitano, Op. 152 – Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco for mixed chorus and guitar, with guest guitarist Carey Harwood. based on poems by Frederico Garcia Lorca

Songs of Nature, Op. 63 – Antonin Dvorákbased on poems by Vitezlav Hálek

Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 52 – Johannes Brahms, for mixed chorus and piano (4 hands) played by Shoko Abe and guest Robert Buxton, based on Georg Friedrich Daumer’s Polydora, a collection of folks songs and love poems

Poetry in Song

March 2019

Profound poetry set to beautiful choral music, highlights include “Highland Mary” from Four Robert Burns Ballads composed by James Mulholland, “Ronde” from Trois Chanson composed by Maurice Ravel, “Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain” from Three Shakespeare Songs by Arthur Frackenpohl.

Women of Note

May 2019

 Showcasing exciting music from contemporary women composers. Selections include

The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass – Carol Barnett
for mixed chorus and bluegrass band

A Burst of Song – Joan Szymko

Songstream – Alice Parker