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The St. Olaf Choir Tour 2010

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: College and University Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
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.
 
I.
                                                                                         
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)
 
II.

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


III.
                                                                                                           

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)  
 
 
IV.

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
 
OPTIONAL SELECTIONS

My Good Lord's Done Been Here--arr. André J. Thomas

Beautiful Savior--arr. F. Melius Christiansen
 
 
Tour Route:
 
Saturday, January 23, 7:30 pm
Rochester, Minnesota
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 
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Sunday, January 24, 3:00 pm
Mankato, Minnesota
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
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Friday, January 29, 7:30 p.m.

LaCrosse, Wisconsin
St. Paul Lutheran Church 
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Saturday, January 30,  4 p.m. 
Chicago, Illinois
Fourth Presbyterian Church
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Sunday, January 31, 4:p.m.
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Chenery Auditorium
Bach Festival of Kalamazoo 269-337-7407 or 
Miller Auditorium 269-387-2300 

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Monday, February 1,  7:30 p.m. 
Cleveland, Ohio
Severance Hall
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Tuesday, February 2, 7:30 p.m. 
Rochester, New York
Roberts Wesleyan University
Hale Auditorium
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Wednesday, February 3, 7:30 pm
Worcester, Massachusetts
Mechanics Hall
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Thursday, February 4, 7:30 p.m. 
New Haven, Connecticut
Yale University
Battell Chapel
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Friday, February 5, 7:30 p.m. 
Princeton, New Jersey
Princeton University Chapel 
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Sunday, February 7, 3 p.m. 
New York, New York
Stern Auditorium 
Perlman Stage at Carnegie Hall
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Monday, February 8,  7:30 p.m. 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Verizon Hall
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Tuesday, February 9, 7:30 p.m. 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Heinz Hall
Heinz Hall: 412-392-4900

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Wednesday, February 10, 7:30 p.m. 
Fort Wayne, Indiana
First Presbyterian Church
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Thursday, February 11, 7:30 p.m. 
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Fountain Street Church 
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Friday, February 12, 7:30 pm
Palos Heights, Illinois
Trinity Christian College
Ozinga Chapel
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Saturday, February 13, 7:30 p.m. 
Owatonna, Minnesota
Trinity Lutheran Church
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Sunday, February 14, 3:30 p.m. 
Northfield, Minnesota
Boe Memorial Chapel
Free and open to the public

 
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