Meistersingers Season Finale Concert "Looking Backward, Looking Forward" Featuring FERKO, SHANK, MARTIN Premieres
Date: June 19, 2010
Location: California, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
Meistersingers, led by conductor Brian Dehn, will present their final concert of the 2009-1010 season. In celebration of their completion of 10 years of bringing music to Southern California, their concert is entitled "Looking Backward, Looking Forward".
The concert will feature highlights from the groups very first concert 10 years ago, a wonderful way of "looking back" to see and hear the roots of group. The second half will include all world premiers as Meistersingers is known for adventurous programming coupled with passionate performance. The past winners of their competitions will be performed along with 4 new world premiers including three Meistersingers commissions made specifically for this concert. Frank Ferko, Joshua Shank and Collin Martin are known by many in choral world to have a special voice when it comes to their music, and these works are prime examples of that fact.
Don't miss this concert as Meistersingers takes this deep musical breath as it looks forward to another 10 years of brilliant music making!
Andreas Hakenberger | Exultate Justi
Tomas Luis Da Victoria | Versa est in Luctum
Pierre Passearau | Il et bel est bon
Robert Pearsall | Lay a Garland
Heinrich Poos | Annerle, wo warst du?
Arvo Pärt | Magnificat
Frank Ferko | Hodie Aperuit
Eric Whitacre | Water Night
Moses Hogan | Battle of Jericho
Kristen Walker | Mirabile Mysterium Winner of 2005 Composition Contest
Jordan Davis | Ave Verum Corpus Winner of 2009 Composition Contest
Frank La Rocca | Miserere Finalist of 2005 Composition Contest
Joshua Shank | Aria with Lydian Falls: “I had a dream once.” WORLD PREMIERE 2010 Commissioned work
Frank Ferko | Spiritus sanctus vivificans vita WORLD PREMIERE 2010 Commissioned work
Collin Martin | Ubi Caritas WORLD PREMIERE 2010 Commissioned work
Kristopher Maloy | Song of the Moon WORLD PREMIERE Winner of 2010 Composition Contest