My Spirit Sang All Day
Date: November 9, 2009
Location: California, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
Long Beach Camerata Singers presents first concerts of the season, with a new Artistic Director!
Saturday, Nov 21, 7:30pm -- Trinity Lutheran Church, Manhattan Beach, CA
Sunday, Nov 22, 4pm -- Los Altos United Methodist Church, Long Beach, CA
Finzi: My Spirit Sang All Day
Bernstein: From 'Mass': Simple Song
--Stephen Anastasia, Baritone (soloist)
Whitacre: i thank You God for most this amazing day
--Janette Anastasia, Soprano (soloist)
Victoria: O sacrum convivium
Hopkins: Past Life Melodies
Averitt: Selections from 'Afro-American Fragments'
Song for Billie Holliday
--Jaclyn Johnson, Soprano (soloist)
Lauridsen: 'Mid-Winter Songs'
Lament for Pasiphaë
She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep
Intercession in Late October
arr. Alice Parker: Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal
arr. Harry T. Burleigh: My Lord, What a Mornin'
arr. Moses Hogan: My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord
An invigorating and creative concert of repertoire in collage. The performance will juxtapose classics from the Renaissance and 19th century with modern masterpieces, popular music and powerful African-American spirituals. The program also includes works by Mendelssohn, Finzi, Bernstein, Parker, Burleigh and Hogan.
These concerts are the inaugural performances of Robert Istad as our new Artistic Director. Robert Istad, conducting; Na-Young Moon, piano.
General admission tickets are $25, or $20 if purchased in advance. Students with ID may purchase tickets at the door or in advance for $10. Box office opens one hour before the concert, and doors open 30 minutes before start time.