Pacific Chorale: A Poet's Voice
Event Date: May 22, 2011
Posted: May 10, 2011
Location: California, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
A POET’S VOICE
Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.
Concert preview with Robert Istad at 4:30 p.m.
Mindy Ball, harp • David Clemensen, piano
Keith Popejoy, Jacki Sellers, James Taylor and Russell Dicey, horns
John Alexander, conducting
Schubert: Nachtgesang im Walde (“Night Song in the Forest”), D.913/Op. 139
Schubert: Ständchen (“Serenade”), D.920/Op. 135b
Schubert: Der Gondelfahrer (“The Gondolier”), D.809/Op. 28
Brahms: O süsser Mai (“O Sweet May”), Op. 93a, No. 3
Brahms: Four Songs for Women's Chorus, Harp and Horns, Op. 17
Bruckner: Abendzauber (“Evening Magic”), WAB 57
Weber: Jägerchor (“Huntsmen’s Chorus”) from Euryanthe, Op. 81
Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs
Thompson: Frostiana: Seven Country Songs
Pacific Chorale gives voice to beautiful poetic texts from Shakespeare to Robert Frost, in musical settings by Brahms, Bruckner, Schubert, Weber, Vaughan Williams and Randall Thompson. The women’s and men’s sections of the Chorale are given equal time to shine, highlighted by piano, harp and French horns, and led by Artistic Director John Alexander.
Link for more information: http://www.pacificchorale.org/concerts_and_events/season_concerts_and_tickets.php?id=69
or call (714) 662-2345.