MAY, 2019

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  • This is My Song/Finlandia - Jean Sibelius (1865-1957), poem: Lloyd Stone (1912-1993)

  • Mo Ghile Mear - Traditional Irish, arr. Desmond Earley (b. 1974), text: Seán Clárach Mac Dómhnaill (18th c.)
    Soloists: Wes Dunnavant, tenor; Edward Chandler, bass; Amanda Simon, alto
    Instrumentalist: Tim Drummond, bodhrán

  • There Will Come Soft Rains - Ivo Antognini (b. 1963), poem: Sarah Teasdale (1884-1933)

  • The Promise of Living - Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

  • She Walks in Beauty - Paul Mealor (b. 1975), poem: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

  • Thanks Be to God - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

  • A New Creation - René Clausen (b. 1953)
    Soloists: Wes Dunnavant, tenor; Laura Pritchard, soprano; Edward
    Chandler, bass; Joel Coreas, tenor; Joe Cuilla, bass; Jessica Pedersen, alto;
    Laurelyn Morrison, alto; Kathryn Clikeman, soprano; Alana Marsh; alto
    1. Prologue
    2. All Flesh is Grass
    3. O Be Joyful
    4. The Call
    5. Lament
    6. Agnus Dei
    7. I am the Bread of Life
    8. A New Creation
    9. The Greatest of These is Love
    10. Hymn
    11. The Spirit Helps Us
    12. Praise the Lord


DECEMBER, 2018

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  • Once in Royal David’s City - arr. Jeffery Van

  • Christmas Day - Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
    Soloists: Liesel Reussner, alto; Laura Pendleton, soprano; Edward Chandler,
    bass

  • Cantique de Jean Racine - Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

  • Ave Maria - Franz Biebl (1906-2001)
    Soloists: Tim Drummond, Wes Dunnavant, Thomas Moore, tenors

  • Three Nativity Carols - Steven Paulus (1949-2014)
    Instrumentalists: Anastasia Jellison, harp; Sam Kunde, oboe
    1. The Holly and the Ivy
    2. This Endris Night
    3. Wonder Tidings

  • Es ist ein Ros entsprungen - Michael Praetorius (1571-1621), arr. Jan Sandström (b.1954)

  • Selections from Anniversary Carols - Jackson Berkey (b.1942)
    Instrumentalists: Anastasia Jellison, harp; Tim Drummond, percussion
    1. O Come All Ye Faithful
    2. Jesu, Son Most Sweet and Dear - Soloist: Laurelyn Morrison, alto
    3. The Silent Word (What Child is This) - Soloist: Becky Harper, alto
    4. Il Est Né le Divin Enfant
    5. Joy to the World

  • O Oriens - Thomas Juneau

  • Audience Sing-a-long: Come Thou Long Expected Jesus - Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

  • Silent Night - Malcolm Sargent (1895-1967)

  • Carol to the King - Mack Wilberg (b. 1955)
    Christopher Reynolds and Wes Dunnavant, piano


MAY, 2018

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  • Hark, All Ye Lovely Saints - Thomas Weelkes (1576 - 1623)

  • When David Heard - Thomas Weelkes

  • Six Moravian Duets - Antonín Dvořák (1841 - 1904), arr. Leoš Janáček (1854 - 1928)

    1. Dyby byla kosa nabróšená
    2. Slavíkovský polečko malý
    3. Holub na javoře
    4. V dobrým sme se sešli
    5. Šipek
    6. Zelenaj se, zelenaj

  • Mouth Music - arr. Dolores Keane (b. 1953)

  • Underneath the Stars - Kate Rusby (b. 1973)

  • i carry your heart with me - David Dickau (b. 1953)
    Soloist: Claire Krouse, soprano

  • The Heavens Are Telling - Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
    Soloists: Laura Pendleton, soprano; Wes Dunnavant, tenor; Edward
    Chandler,bass

  • Five Hebrew Love Songs - Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
    Instrumentalist: Françoise Coquin, violin
    1. Temuná
    2. Kalá kallá
    3. Lárov
    4. Éyze shéleg!
    5. Rakút

  • Cindy - arr. Carol Barnett (b. 1949)

  • Only in Sleep - Ēriks Ešenvalds (b. 1977)
    Soloist: Kathryn Clikeman, soprano

  • Lamentations of Jeremiah - Z. Randall Stroope (b. 1953)

  • Ubi Caritas - Maurice Duruflé (1902 - 1986)

  • Deep River - arr. Matthew Culloton (b. 1976)

  • Ezekiel Saw de Wheel - William Dawson (1899 - 1990)


DECEMBER, 2017

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  • Brass Prelude, played by James River Brass

  • Wassail Song - Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958)

  • I Wonder as I Wander - arr. Mark Preece

  • Lo! He Comes With Clouds Descending - arr. John Rutter (b. 1945)

  • Rorate Coeli* Gregorian Chant

  • The Fear of the Lord - Herbert Howells (1892 - 1983)

  • Alma Redemptoris Mater* - Attrib. Hermanns Contractus (1013 - 1054)

  • Missa O Magnum Mysterium - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525 - 1594)
    - Kyrie
    - Gloria

  • Ave Maria* Gregorian Chant

  • God is With Us - John Tavener (1944 - 2013)
    Soloist: John Alley, tenor

  • Wake, Awake, for Night is Flying - F. Melius Christiansen (1871 - 1955)

  • Fürchtet euch nicht - Johann Michael Bach (1648 - 1694)

  • Puer natus est* Gregorian Chant

  • Puer natus in Bethlehem - Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621)

  • Balulalow - Peter Warlock (1894 - 1930)

  • Missa O Magnum Mysterium - Palestrina
    - Sanctus

  • Audience Sing-a-long: God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen - arr. David Willcocks (1919 - 2015)

  • Silent Night - Franz Gruber (1787 - 1863)

  • Jingle Bells - arr. Mack Wilberg (b. 1955)

  • See Amid the Winter’s Snow - Dan Forrest (b. 1978)

  • Hark! the Herald Angels Sing - Dan Forrest

* These selections are sung by the St. Joseph Treble Schola


MAY, 2017

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  • Selig sind die Toten - Heinrich Schütz (1585 - 1672)

  • Two Quartets from Opus 92 - Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    1. O schöne Nacht
    2. Warum

  • Dark Night of the Soul - Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978)
    Soloist: Laura Pendleton, soprano
    Instrumentalists: Daisuke Yamamoto, violin; Catherine Cary, violin; Molly
    Sharp, violin; Dana McComb, cello

  • Desh - Ethan Sperry (b. 1971)

  • The Earth Adorned - Waldemar Åhlén (1894 - 1982)

  • All That Hath Life and Breath Praise Ye the Lord! - René Clausen (b. 1953)

  • Light of a Clear Blue Morning - arr. Craig Hella Johnson (b. 1962)
    Soloist: Amanda Simon, alto

  • Fancies - John Rutter (b. 1945)
    1. Tell Me Where is Fancy Bred
    2. There is a Garden in Her Face
    3. The Urchins’ Dance
    4. Riddle Song
    5. Midnight’s Bell
    6. The Bellman’s Song

  • If Love Should Count You Worthy - James Quitman Mulholland (b. 1935)
    Instrumentalist: Amy Roberts, French horn

  • Sure on This Shining Night - Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943)

  • John the Revelator - arr. Paul Caldwell (b. 1963), Sean Ivory (b. 1969)


DECEMBER, 2016

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  • Personent Hodie - Anonymous, 16th century, arr. Dan HInshaw

  • Hodie Christus Natus Est - Giovanni Gabrieli (1554-1612)
    O Magnum Mysterium

  • Rorando Coeli - Jan Campanus Vodnansky (1572-1622)

  • ‘Twas in the Moon of Wintertime - St. Jean de Brébeuf (1593-1649), arr. Christopher Aspaas

  • Tres Villancicos - Anonymous, 16th century, arr. Ben Allaway (b. 1958)
    1. Dadme albricias hijos d’Eua
    2. Riu, Riu, Chiu
    3. Dansaron

  • Quelle est cette odeur agréable? - arr. Donald Patriquin (b. 1938)

  • Three Latvian Carols - arr. Andrejs Jansons (b. 1938)
    1. Ziemassvētu nakts
    2. Meklētāja celš
    3. Ai, nama māmina

  • Cradle Hymn - Kim André Arnesen (b.1980)

  • Audience Sing-a-long: Once in Royal David’s City, Deck the Hall, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

  • A Winter’s Night - arr. Cecilia McDowall


MAY, 2016

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  • Coronation Anthem No. 1 - Zadok the Priest - George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)

  • The Second Star to the Right - arr. Donald Fraser

  • Gloria in excelsis - Antonio Vivaldi (1669 - 1741)

  • Placido e il Mar - Wolfgang A. Mozart (1759 - 1791)

  • Neighbors’ Chorus - Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)

  • Humming Chorus - Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)

  • Hymn to the Fallen - John Williams (b. 1932), arr. Thomas Hewitt Jones

  • Three French choruses from The Lark - Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990)
    1. Spring Song
    2. Court Song
    3. Soldier’s Song

  • The Lord is My Shepherd - Howard Goodall (b. 1958)

  • Dance a Cachucha - William Gilbert (1836 - 1911), Arthur Sullivan (1842 - 1900)

  • Down in the River to Pray - arr. Philip Lawson (b. 1957)

  • The Heart’s Cry - Bill Whelan (b. 1950)

  • Four popular American songs
    1. Ain’t Misbehavin‘ - Thomas “Fats” Waller (1904 -1943), arr. Peter Gritton
    2. Begin the Beguine - Cole Porter (1891 - 1964), arr. Andrew Carter
    3. Over the Rainbow - Harold Arlen (1905 - 1986), arr. Guy Turner
    4. ‘S Wonderful - George Gershwin (1898 - 1937), arr. David Blackwell

  • Lullabye - Billy Joel (b. 1949), arr. Philip Lawson

  • Non Nobis Domine - Patrick Doyle (b. 1953)

  • Baba Yetu - Christopher Tin


DECEMBER, 2015

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  • Make We Joy - arr. Edwin Fissinger (1920-1990)

  • Exultate Justi in Domino - Andreas Hakenberger (1574 - 1627)

  • Heavenly Light - Alexander Kopylov (1845-1911)

  • Madrigals for Christmas
    1. From Virgin’s Womb - Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
    2. What Child is This - arr. K. Lee Scott
    3. Now Let Us All With One Accord - Girolamo Conversi (fl. 1570s)
    4. His Rest - Giles Farnaby (1560-1640)
    5. Now Winter Nights Enlarge - Thomas Campion (1567-1620)
    6. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks - Este’s Psalter, 1592

  • Christmas Cantata (Sinfonia Sacra) - Daniel Pinkham (1923-2006)
    Instrumentalists: Brian Scott, trumpet; Michael Haliczer, trumpet; Mark
    LaFratta, trombone; Stephanie Ycaza, tuba

  • Gaudete - arr. Steven Sametz (b. 1954)

  • Bethlehem Down - Peter Warlock (1894-1930)

  • A Christmas Carol - Sheena Phillips (b. 1958)

  • Audience Sing-A-Long: O Come All Ye Faithful, Silent Night, Joy to the World

  • There is No Rose - Z. Randall Stroope (b. 1953)
    Instrumentalist: George Pavelis, oboe

  • O Magnum Mysterium - Ivo Antognini (b. 1963)

  • Gloria - Dominick Argento (b. 1927)


MAY, 2015

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DECEMBER, 2014

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APRIL, 2014

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DECEMBER, 2013

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APRIL, 2013

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NOVEMBER, 2012

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APRIL, 2012

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NOVEMBER, 2011

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