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Don't miss the St. Olaf Choir in Chicago area FRIDAY February 12

Location: Illinois, USA
Choir type: College and University Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
The St. Olaf Choir, Anton Armstrong, conductor, will perform at the Trinity Christian College Ozinga Chapel on Friday, February 12, at 7:30 p.m., as they count down to their 100th anniversary on an 18-concert national tour. Tickets for the concert are available through the College switchboard at 708.597.3000 or by visiting www.stolaftickets.com.Ticket prices are $30 for adults and $15 for students (any level) with ID.

 
This concert has received rave reviews from audiences in Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. The program will include sacred and secular choral works, both past and present. The choir will open with repertory from the 17th and 18th centuries, and move on to include global expressions in praise of God, drawn from European, Jewish, Arab, Latin American, and North American cultures; choral settings by emerging Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo and American composers Charles Forsberg and Jeffery Ames; and folk songs from Taiwan, settings from African American spirituals, as well as a new arrangement by current St. Olaf student, Stanford Scriven.

 

Program
T h e S t. O l a f C h o i r • W i n t e r T o u r 2 0 1 0
A n t o n A r m s t r o n g , c o n d u c t o r

With the Voice of Praise (Chandos Anthem No. 6) Georg Friedrich Handel (1685–1759)
If Ye Love Me Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–85)
Fürchte dich nicht (BWV 228) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Talismane (Op. 141, No. 4) Robert Schumann (1810–56)
Enosh Louis Lewandowski (1821–94)
Bar xizam (Upward I rise) Abbie Betinis (b. 1980)
Dilexi, quoniam exaudiet Dominus Roberto Caamaño (b. 1923)
Praise to the Lord arr. F. Melius Christiansen (1871–1955)


Intermission


All This Night Gerald Finzi (1901–56)
Ubi Caritas Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978)
This House of Peace Ralph M. Johnson (b. 1955)
Prayer of St. Francis Charles Forsberg (b. 1942)
For the Sake of Our Children Jeffrey Ames (b. 1969)

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree Stanford 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 SELE CTION
My Good Lord’s Done Been Here arr. André J. Thomas
Beautiful Savior arr. F. Melius Christiansen

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