Peninsula Women's Chorus: Star of Wonder
Date: September 25, 2012
Location: California, USA
Choir type: Community Choirs
Program Highlights: "Christmas Intrada" (a potpourri of carols for four-hand piano) by David Conte; "Star-Crossed" by Saunder Choi; "I Wonder as I Wander" by John Jacob Niles, "Litanies à la vierge" by M.A. Charpentier
Star of Wonder features an eclectic collection of vibrant music from around the world: the brilliant "Sanctus und Benedictus" by Poland's greatest living composer, Krzystztof Penderecki and the sublimely tender "Litanies à la vierge" by Baroque composer M.A. Charpentier. We will perform Levente Gyöngyösi's scintillating "Gloria Kajoniensis" in its entirety, accompanied by violins and percussion, and star-themed works by Argentinian composer Emilio Dublanc, as well as the American premiere of "Star-Crossed", by Filipino composer Saunder Choi. Join us for this sparkling holiday program!
Martín Benvenuto, artistic director
Jungmee Kim, accompanist
Saturday, December 8 at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 15* at 4:00 p.m.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave, Palo Alto, CA
*Post-concert Holiday Sing-Along