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S.F. Bay Area Concerts

Location: California, USA
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
The Music Departments of Acalanes and Las Lomas High Schools proudly present the 2011 Winter Concerts; "A Winter's Tale" featuring settings of Shakespeare texts. The concerts will take place on December 13 and 15, 2011 at the Acalanes High School Performing Arts Center, 1200 Pleasant Hill Rd. Lafayette, CA 94549,and begin at 7:30 both nights. Suggested Donations are: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors 60<, and Students are FREE!
Please find the repertoire for both concerts below.
 
12/13/11 Repertoire
MANCHOIR
Take, O Take, Those Lips Away                         J. Edmund Hughes
I Hear a Voice A-Prayin’                                   Houston Bright (1916-1970)

LAS LOMAS CHORALE
Shakespeare on Winter             from “A Winter’s Tale”         Bruce C. Lengacher (b.1962)
A La Nanita Nana                                              Traditional Spanish arr. Dave Eddleman
Let it Snow                                                                       Sammy Cahn arr. Anita Kerr

WOMEN’S OCTET 
Selections to Be Announced

CONCERT CHOIR
Psallite                                                    Michael Praetorious (1571-1621)
Chanukah Suite                                             Jason Robert Brown (b.1970)
Sigh No More, Ladies          from “Much Ado About Nothing”        Gary Walth

CONTEMPORARY A CAPPELLA PROJECT
100 Years                                  Five for Fighting arr. Danny Abosch   

MEN
Selections to Be Announced

BELLA VOCE
The Snow                                     Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
            Arnold Lee and   Sharon Yau, Violins
How Like a Winter Hath Your Absence Been    Sonnet #97     Matthew Harris (b.1956)
Some Children See Him                                                       Alfred Burt (1920-1954)
Gaudete                                                                        Trad. arr. David Englehardt
            James Prinzi, Jake Tejada Jeff Wilde, Percussion

MASS CHOIRS AND ALUMNI
Sing all Ye Joyful                                     Kirke Mechem (b.1925)

12/15/11 Repertoire

WOMEN’S OCTET 
Selections to Be Announced
       
LAS LOMAS CHORALE
Shakespeare on Winter       from “A Winter’s Tale”                Bruce C. Lengacher (b.1962)
A La Nanita Nana                                                Traditional Spanish arr. Dave Eddleman
Let it Snow                                                                          Sammy Cahn arr. Anita Kerr

MANCHOIR
Take, O Take, Those Lips Away          from “Measure for Measure”                J. Edmond Hughes
I Hear a Voice A-Prayin’                           Houston Bright (1916-1970)

WOMEN’S ENSEMBLE
Now is the Caroling Season                                   Dorothy Priesing
Frobisher Bay                                                          James Gordon
White Winter Hymnal                                The Fleet Foxes
Titania’s Lullaby                       from “A Midsummer’s Night Dream”    Nancy Hill Cobb
CONTEMPORARY A CAPPELLA PROJECT
100 Years                                  Five for Fighting arr. Danny Abosch   

MEN
Program to be Announced

CHAMBER SINGERS
Throw the Yule Log on Uncle John                        P.D.Q. Bach (1807-1742) ?
Tell Me Where Fancy is Bred       from “The Merchant of Venice”     Matt Harris (b.1956)
Sonnet 97. How like a Winter Hath Your Absence Been                  Joseph Prestamo (b.1987)
Raveena Birdee, Briana Grether, Brendan Lewis and Noah Elder Soloists
I Think On Thee                 Sonnet No. 30                                     Daniel Gawthrop (b.1949)
Take, O, Take Those Lips Away         from “Measure for Measure”              Matt Harris (b.1956)
The 12 Days After Christmas                                                      Frederick Silver (1936-2009)

MASS CHOIRS AND ALUMNI
Sing all Ye Joyful                                     Kirke Mechem (b.1925)
 
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