Handel and Haydn Sings
Jun 18, 2015

Join us for this special concert, held in conjunction with the 2015 Chorus America conference, which will have Harry Christophers conducting some of his favorite choral selections in front of an audience of choral enthusiasts. This program surveys some of the most moving vocal music of the past four centuries, from the glorious counterpoint of Palestrina to the spiritual minimalism of Arvo Pärt.

Harry Christophersconductor
Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus

Handel Coronation Anthem No. 1, Zadok the Priest
VAP choirs (repertoire TBD)
Palestrina Vineam meam non custodivi
MacMillan O Radiant Dawn
Palestrina Pulchrae sunt genae tuae
J.S. Bach Singet dem Herrn
Gabriela Lena Frank World premiere piece, title TBD (with introduction and narration by David Rockefeller)
Pärt The Deer’s Cry
Handel Part the Third from Messiah

Listen Now: O Radiant Dawn

Thursday June 18, 7.30pm, at Symphony Hall
(Orchestra seating will be in the style of Pops table seating)

Price: $52 or $27

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