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ONE MORE WEEKEND! Chicago Choral Artists present "France & England, Sacred and Profane"

Location: Illinois, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
Chicago Choral Artists  is pleased to present a concert exploring the richly varied landscape of 20th century French and British choral music. The program will feature Britten's mystical "A Hymn to the Virgin" and his evocative ode to the Patroness Saint of Music, "Hymn to St. Cecelia" as well as excerpts from Poulenc's fervent "Mass in G" and colorful "Chansons Francaises". This music will be set alongside works by their contemporaries-Howells, Holst, Vaughan Williams, Duruflé and Villette.
Directed by Dr. Maurice Boyer, this mix of sacred and secular masterworks is sure to delight the senses and stir the heart.  See the program below.

Tickets:

Adult: $20.00

Senior:$15.00

Student: $10.00

http://www.chicagochoralartists.org

Saturday ,May 18th/7:30 p.m.

Southminster Presbyterian Church

916 E. Central Road

Arlington Heights,IL

 

Sunday, May 19th/4:00 pm.

Our Lady of Victory Parish

5212 W. Agatite Avenue

Chicago,IL

CHICAGO CHORAL ARTISTS

FRANCE & ENGLAND: SACRED & PROFANE

MAY 2013

 
SACRED
 
“Kyrie” from Messe en Sol Majeur                                                               Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
 
MARY
Regina Caeli                                                                                             Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Salve Regina                                                                                             Francis Poulenc
 
CHRIST
Tantum Ergo                                                                                           Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Jesu, dulcis memoria                                                                                    Pierre Villette (1926-1992)
 
“Gloria” from Mass in G minor                                                             Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
 
 
~ Intermission ~
 
 
PROFANE
 
Hymn to St Cecilia, Op.27                                                                           Benjamin Britten
 
FRENCH FOLK SONGS
From Huit chansons françaises (“Eight French folk songs”)                             Francis Poulenc
La belle se sied
C’est la petit’ fill’ du prince
Les tisserands
 
BRITISH FOLK SONGS
The Dark Eyed Sailor                                                                                Ralph Vaughan Williams
I Love My Love                                                                                        Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Swansea Town
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