The St. Olaf Choir Tour 2010
Date: January 9, 2010
Location: New York, USA
Choir type: College and University Choirs
The St. Olaf Choir and conductor Anton Armstrong announce 18-concert national tour, including performances at Carnegie Hall in New York, Verizon Hall in Philadelphia and Severance Hall in Cleveland, Jan. 23-Feb. 15, 2010
With its centennial just two years away, this tour marks the start of the St. Olaf Choir’s countdown to its 100th anniversary. Founded in 1912 at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., under the direction of F. Melius Christiansen, the St. Olaf Choir is internationally recognized as a creative force behind America’s a cappella choral tradition.
Tour program may include the following repertoire.
With the Voice of Praise (Chandos Anthem No. 6)-----George Friedrich Handel (1685-1759)
If Ye Love ---Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
Fürchte dich nicht- (BWV 228)--Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Talismane (Op. 141, No.4)--Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Enosh--Louis Lewandowski (1821-1894)
Bar Xizam--Abbie Betinis (b. 1980)
Dilexi, quoniam exaudiet Dominus--Roberto Caamaño (b. 1923)
Praise to the Lord--arr. F. Melius Christiansen
All This Night--Gerald Finzi ( 1901-1956)
Ubi Caritas--Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978)
Prayer of St. Francis--Charles Forsberg (b. 1942)
This House of Peace--Ralph M. Johnson (b. 1955)
For the Sake of Our Children--Jeffery L. Ames (b. 1969)
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree--Stanford E. Scriven '11 (b. 1988)
Glory Hallelujah to the New Born King--arr. Mark Butler
We Shall Walk Through the Valley--arr. Moses G. Hogan
Ride on King Jesus--arr. Moses G. Hogan
My Good Lord's Done Been Here--arr. André J. Thomas
Beautiful Savior--arr. F. Melius Christiansen
Saturday, January 23, 7:30 pm
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Sunday, January 24, 3:00 pm
Friday, January 29, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 30, 4 p.m.
Sunday, January 31, 4:p.m.
Monday, February 1, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 2, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 3, 7:30 pm
Thursday, February 4, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, February 5, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 7, 3 p.m.
Monday, February 8, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 9, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 10, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 11, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, February 12, 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 13, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 14, 3:30 p.m.