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Chicago area -- New Classic Singers

Location: Illinois, USA
Voicing: Mixed

New Classic Singers
Lee R. Kesselman, Music Director

Presents the Midwest premiere of David Lang’s 2008 Pulitzer Prize – winning
the little match girl passion  plus sacred music from Russia, Estonia, and
Lithuania on

8pm, Saturday March 5, 2011
Glen Ellyn Evangelical Covenant Church, 277 Hawthorne Blvd., Glen Ellyn

3 pm, Sunday March 6, 2011
St Peter's Church, 110 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602

David Lang’s the little match girl passion is based on Hans Christian
Andersen story The Little Match Girl.  It was originally written for Paul
Hiller’s Theater of Voices.  Lang sets the story in the format of Bach’s
Saint Matthew Passion. 

Tickets for New Classic Singers  are available at www.newclassicsingers.org
or at the door. Special rates are available for students, seniors, and
groups.

FULL PROGRAM:
I
Kyrie (from Missa Brevis in G) (1988)                                                Vytautas Miškinis
Magnificat                                                                                                  Arvo Pärt
Hvalite Ghospoda s nebes (from  Liturgy of St John  Chrisostum                        Pavel Chesnokov
II
The Little Match Girl                                                                                 Hans Christian Andersen
the little match girl passion(2007)                                                                        David Lang
III
Svete tihiy                                                                                                Pavel Chesnokov
Oremus (from Glorisa Patri)                                                                        Urmas Sisask
Bogoróditse Djévo (1990)                                                                        Arvo Pärt
Bogoróditse Djévo (from All-Night Vigil,  Op. 37)                                    Sergei Rachmaninoff
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