Past Seasons


2016 - 2017

IMG_0062.jpg

Cantori & Musicatreize
November 2016

Mass for the Day of St. Thomas Didymus, James Primosch

I believe and interrupt my belief with doubt. I doubt and interrupt my doubt with belief.

2015 - 2016

The Prison
May 2016

Marienlieder, Johannes Brahms

The Prison, Dame Ethel Smyth (U.S. Premiere)

Then, let there be banners and music.
This is no leave-taking. We are not even going home.
Dame Ethel Smyth.jpg

prometheus.jpg

La remontée des cendres
March 2016

Tre madrigali, Bruno Bettinelli
(U.S. Premiere)

At the Edge of the Earth, Maija Einfelde
(U.S. Premiere)

La remontée des cendres, Frank Ferko
(U.S. Premiere)

As they fall
The stars lose their light
They crash in this desert without making a sound.

Visions of Utopia and Apocalypse
November 2015

Prophezeiungen, Siegfried Thiele

The Valley of Delight: Three Utopian Fragments, Paul Crabtree

The New Amorous World, Lembit Beecher

I have seen Jane praising God in the Dance.
Utopia by Andréia Bohner (via Flickr, CC-BY-20 Unported license)

Utopia by Andréia Bohner
(via Flickr, CC-BY-20 Unported license)


2014 - 2015

Hugo Simberg, Garden of Death (via Wikimedia Commons)

Hugo Simberg, Garden of Death (via Wikimedia Commons)

PEDRO PÁRAMO
MAY 2015

Pedro Páramo, Alba Potes (World Premiere)

Where the Willows Meet, Niels Rosing-Schow

Guest artists
Peter Tantsits, tenor
Dan Kempson, baritone
Alfonso Díaz, narrator

“¿Conoce usted a Pedro Páramo? ¿Quién es?
Es un rencor vivo.”


MESSIAHS FALSE AND TRUE
MARCH 2015

The Lamentations of Jeremiah, Thomas Tallis

Prophezeiungen, Siegfried Thiele

Messiahs False and True, Rex Isenberg
(World Premiere)

Guest artists
Kathleen Chalfant, narrator
James Kennerley, organ 

Your nation rose up to confirm the prophetic vision. But they stumbled.
— Daniel 11:14
Limbourg Brothers, La chute des anges rebelles (via Wikimedia Commons)

Limbourg Brothers, La chute des anges rebelles
(via Wikimedia Commons)


Plaque decorated with a quatrain from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (via Wikimedia Commons)

Plaque decorated with a quatrain from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (via Wikimedia Commons)

The Bird of Time has but a little Way
To flutter – and the Bird is on the Wing.

THE JAZZMAN, HIS WIFE AND THE PERSIAN POET
NOVEMBER 2014

The Jazzman, His Wife and the Persian Poet, Jacques Bank (World Premiere)

Mediterranean Trilogy, Tom Nazziola (U.S. premiere)

Five Part Songs, opus 12, Gustav Holst

Canticum Canticorum Salomonis, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (excerpts)

Guest artists
Maryann Plunkett, narrator
Thomas Bergeron, Trumpet
Paul Murphy, Trumpet
Kris Saebo, Double Bass
Jared Soldiviero, Percussion 


2013 - 2014

THE New Amorous World
May 2014

Lamentations of Jeremiah, Benjamin C.S. Boyle (World Premiere)

The New Amorous World, Lembit Beecher
(World Premiere)

Guest artists
Emily Hoile, Harp
Kyle Hoyt, Horn
Rheagan Osteen, Horn 

Manias related to love will be common in harmony. People forget that love is the domain of unreason. The more unreasonable a thing is, the more closely it is associated with love.
— Charles Fourier
Hieronymus Bosch, In the Garden of Earthly Delights (via Artchive)

Hieronymus Bosch, In the Garden of Earthly Delights
(via Artchive)


“The Sick Rose,” Songs of Innocence Poem and illustration by William Blake (via Wikimedia Commons)

“The Sick Rose,” Songs of Innocence
Poem and illustration by William Blake
(via Wikimedia Commons)

Evening Star:
A Celebration of English Poetry
March 2014

To Music, Sir George Dyson
At the round earth’s imagined corners, C. H. H. Parry
There is sweet music, Edward Elgar
Music, when soft voices die, C. H. H. Parry
Four Madrigals by Thomas Wyatt, Thea Musgrave
Songs of Innocence, Pascal Zavaro (U.S. Premiere)
More Shakespeare Songs, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi

Guest artist
Miranda Cuckson, Violin

[A]rise
From death, you numberless infinities
Of souls, and to your scattered bodies go.
— John Donne, "Holy Sonnet VII"

The End of Men
November 2013

Martin menoit son pourceau, Claudin de Sermisy
Jacquin, Jacquet, Jacobus Clemens non Papa
Il est bel et bon, Pierre Passereau
The Housemaids, Lord Mornington
 

The End of Men, Jonathan Pollack Breit 
(World Premiere)

Guest artists
Tristan Marzeski, drums
Jason Wirth, Piano 
Atjana Andris as Clitilla
Jonny Beauchamp as Ru
Paula Galloway as Myra 
Danny Rose as Judd
Quinn Warren as Lena

Image from “Project Street Stone” by Léo Caillard

Image from “Project Street Stone” by Léo Caillard


2012 - 2013

A Gnostic Passion
May 2013

A Triptych of Gesualdo
Tribulationem et dolorem 
Ave dulcissima Maria 
O vos omnes

A Gnostic Passion, Bradley and Douglas Balliett
(World premiere)

Guest artists
Ariadne Greif, Soprano 
Brad Balliett, Bassoon
Doug Balliett, Double Bass
Catherine Gregory, Flute 
Ashley Jackson, Harp 
Jason Wirth, Piano

The Apocryphon of John, one of the Gnostic Gospels (via Wikimedia Commons)

The Apocryphon of John, one of the Gnostic Gospels
(via Wikimedia Commons)

Listen to me, John, and hear what it is right for you to hear.
— A Gnostic Passion

Anything Can Happen
March 2013

Sleepless, Shawn Crouch

Go Where Never Before, Piotr Moss (World Premiere)

Guest artists
Bohdan Hilash, Bass Clarinet 
Karla Moe, Alto Flute
Setsuko Otake, English Horn
 

Lamentation for a City, Lisa Bielawa
 

Anything Can Happen, Mohammed Fairouz (NYC Premiere)
based on the poems of Seamus Heaney
 

Guest artists
David Kravitz, Baritone
Nadia Sirota, Viola

Anything can happen. You know how Jupiter
Will mostly wait for clouds to gather head
Before he hurls the lightning?
— Seamus Heaney

Felix und Clara
November 2012

Alaska Spring, Libby Larsen

Four Songs, Frank Brickle (World Premiere)

Guest artists
The Cassatt String Quartet 
Tim Ruedeman, saxophone

Felix und Clara, Jacques Bank (U.S. Premiere)

Kathleen Chalfant, Narrator

[T]he harmonious voices of the chorus, the lush strings of the quartet and the natural sensuality of the wandering saxophone created a winning combination...
— Classical Music Rocks


2011-2012

Trochilidae by Ernst Haeckel (via Wikimedia Commons)

Trochilidae by Ernst Haeckel
(via Wikimedia Commons)

Birds
May 2012

Regina Coeli - Blue Be It, Vic Nees

From Some Far Shore and Who Can Revoke, Wallingford Riegger

Guest artists
Julia Bullock, Soprano
Jason Wirth, Celesta

Nocturnes, Erol Gurol (World Premiere)

Birds, Kenneth Leighton (U.S. Premiere)

Guest artists
Julia Bullock, Soprano
Javor Bracic, Piano
Jason Wirth, Piano


Frank Ferko's Stabat Mater
March 2012

Stabat Mater, Frank Ferko

Guest artist
Rebekah Camm, Soprano

 

"Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother, 'This child is destined to be a sign that will be rejected, and you, too, will be pierced to the heart.'"

Michalangelo's Pieta (via Wikimedia Commons)

Michalangelo's Pieta
(via Wikimedia Commons)


Leonid Meteor Storm by Edmund Weiss (via Wikimedia Commons)

Leonid Meteor Storm by Edmund Weiss
(via Wikimedia Commons)

Falling Star
November 2011

Missa super l’homme armé, Guillaume Dufay

Catch a Falling Star, Philippe Hersant (U.S. Premiere)

Requiem, Jehan Alain

Doux printemps, Dynam-Victor Fumet (U.S. Premiere)


2010-2011

Obbligato III: Marimba / exotic
May 2011

Songs in Wood, David Bruce (World Premiere)

My days are gone like a shadow, John Blow
Save me, O God, John Blow
My God, my God, look upon me, John Blow

Five Waka, Akemi Naito (World Premiere)

O Magnet South, Jacob Bancks (World Premiere)


Music for a Stone Church
April 2011

Bogoroditse Devo, Arvo Pärt
Missa Syllabica, Arvo Pärt
Nunc dimitis, Arvo Pärt

Thou, Mighty God, John Dowland

Sequentia de sancto Maximino, Hildegard von Bingen

My days are gone like a shadow, John Blow
Save me, O God, John Blow

Vault of the Capilla de la Concepcion in Segovia's Catedral de Santa María (via Wikimedia Commons)

Vault of the Capilla de la Concepcion in Segovia's Catedral de Santa María
(via Wikimedia Commons)


Guitarra by Juan Gris (via Wikimedia Commons)

Guitarra by Juan Gris
(via Wikimedia Commons)

Obbligato II: Guitar / nostalgic
March 2011

Disdain me still, John Dowland
Shall I sue, John Dowland
Fine knacks for ladies, John Dowland
Weep you no more sad fountains, John Dowland

12 Madrigals (excerpts), Paul Hindemith
"Tauche deine Furcht"
"Eines Narren, eines Künstlers Leben"
Trink aus!"
"Mitwelt"

Night Keeps Its Promise, Frank Ezra Levy (World Premiere)

Romancero Gitano, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco


Obbligato I: Four Bassoons / ironic
November 6, 2010

written_in_stone.jpg

Octonaires de la vanité du monde, Paschal de l'Estocart
“La glace est luisante et belle”
“Toy qui plonges ton coeur”
“O qui pourra avoir ce bien”
“Quel monstre voy­ie là”
“Mondain, si tu le scais, di moy”
“L’eau va viste en s’escoulan”

12 Madrigals (excerpts), Paul Hindemith
“Frühling”
“An einem Schmetterling”
“An eine Töte”

Beyond Good and Evil, Bradley Balliett (World Premiere)
“One Loves One’s Desires / Dans le veritable amour”
“Love of One is a Barbarism”
“Four Miniature Epigrams”
“A People is a Detour of Nature”
“Shame is Inventive”


2009-2010

Eight Cellos
May 2010

Alleluia­-Tropus, Arvo Pärt (U.S. Premiere)

Stabat Mater, Piotr Moss (U.S. Premiere)

Cantata No. 4, Nicolas Bacri (U.S. Premiere)

Ossetian Requiem, Ivan Moody (U.S. Premiere)

Starry Messenger, Erol Gurol (World Premiere & Cantori Commission)


A Calypso orchid (via Wikimedia Commons)

A Calypso orchid
(via Wikimedia Commons)

Calypso
March 2010

The People, Yes, Simon Sargon (NYC Premiere)

Another Spring, Tom Nazziola (NYC Premiere)

Calypso, John Musto (NYC Premiere)

Ma'at Musings, Trevor Weston (NYC Premiere)

Starsong, John Musto (NYC Premiere)


Blue Fire
November 2009

Two Ensaladas by Mateo Flecha
El fuego
La justa

Serenade, Conrad Susa (NYC Premiere)

Allégories, Philippe Hersant (U.S. Premiere)
“I. Enfance III”
“II. Jeunesse (Vingt ans)”

Concerto per la beata Vergine, Vic Nees (U.S. Premiere)

Feuerzangenbowle_cropped.jpg

2008-2009


May 2009

Monteverdi Responsories, Stratis Minakakis (World Premiere)

On the Dignity of Man, Bernd Franke (U.S. Premiere)

Zephyrus, Kristin Kuster (World Premiere)

Adoro te devote, Hugi Guðmundsson

Amao omi, Giya Kancheli

*****

March 2009

The Flaming Rock, Elisenda Fábregas

The Shadows Around the House, Tom Cipullo
“I. Swan’s Elegy”
“II. Mambo”
“III. The Sky Over My Mother’s House”
“IV. Train Ride at Dusk”

*****

November 2008

Sicut cervus, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Timor et tremor, Orlando de Lassus 

Exultate deo, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Three motets by Anton Bruckner
Locus iste
Os justi
Christus factus est

Metropolis, Vince Peterson (World Premiere) 

Dixit maria, Hans Leo Hassler

Ach, arme welt, Johannes Brahms

Abendlied, Josef Rheinberger

Sleepless, Shawn Crouch (World Premiere)
“I.    The Congress of the Insomniacs”
“II.    Insomnia”
“III.    Lullaby”

Insomnia tips, Beata Moon (World Premiere) 

Otche nash, Anton Arensky

Ave maria, Igor Stravinsky

Bogoroditse devo, Sergei Rachmaninov 

Three motets by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Ave maria
O vos omnes
O quam gloriosum
 

USA Stories, Michael Dellaira
“I.    Adagio Dancer”
“II.    Art and Isadora”
“III.    The Campers at Kitty Hawk”


2007-2008


May 2008

Dive! A Water Music, Paul Crabtree

An American Persephone, Paul Crabtree

*****

April 2008

Reincarnations, Samuel Barber

Mass in Space, Gregg Smith

Now I Walk in Beauty, Gregg Smith

Dive! A Water Music, Paul Crabtree (World Premiere)

*****

March 2008

Cantique de Jean Racine, Gabriel Fauré

Gottes ist der Orient, Franghiz Ali-Zadeh (U.S. Premiere)

Requiem, Gabriel Fauré

*****

November 2007

L'oracolo, Franco Leoni

L'incantesimo, Italo Montemezzi

Songs of War and Peace, Judith Shatin

Ascending into Heaven, Judith Weir

The Secret Garden, Judith Bingham

Sunny Airs and Sober, Judith Lang Zaimont


2006-2007


May 2007

Dissi a l'amata e mia lucida stella, Luca Marenzio

Pose un gran folco nel mio petto amore, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
I vaghi fiori, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Amyntas With His Phyllis Fair, Francis Pilkington

Fair Phyllis I Saw, John Farmer

Burst Forth my Tears, John Dowland
Unquiet Thoughts, John Dowland

Though Amaryllis Dance, William Byrd

Fyer, Fyer!, Thomas Morley

Quel augellin, Claudio Monteverdi
Crudel! Perchè mi fuggi?, Claudio Monteverdi

Matona mia cara, Orlando di Lasso

Innsbruck Ich muss Dich lassen, Heinrich Isaac

Hark All Ye Lovely Saints, Thomas Weelkes

Sleep, Fleshly Birth, Robert Ramsey

Il est bel et bon, Pierre Passarau

Moro, lasso, al mio duolo, Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa

Grass, David Randolph (World Premiere)
Once Certain Birds, David Randolph (World Premiere)
A Song for Humanity, David Randolph

Der Kuckuck hat sich zu Tod gefalln, Johann Steffens

Mon coeur se recommande à vous, Orlando di Lasso

Sweet Honey Sucking Bees, John Wilbye

El grillo, Josquin des Prez

*****

April 2007

Sicut cervus, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

O vos omnes, Tomás Luis de Victoria

Ave Maria, Tomás Luis de Victoria

Exsultate justi, Lodovico Viadana

Adoramus te Christe, Orlando di Lasso

Crucifixus, Antonio Lotti

Ave Virgo sanctissima, Francisco Guerrero

Christus factus est, Felice Anerio

Jesu, dulcis memoria, Tomás Luis de Victoria

O quam gloriosum, Tomás Luis de Victoria

Choruses from The Lark, Leonard Bernstein

*****

March 2007

Meditatio, Erkki Sven Tüür (U.S. Premiere)

Adoro te devote, Hugi Guđmundsson (U.S. Premiere)

Amao omi, Giya Kanchel (U.S. Premiere)

*****

November 2006

Seven Choruses from the Medea of Euripides, Virgil Thomson

Mary Stuart Choruses, David Lang

Choruses from The Lark, Leonard Bernstein

Fighting the Waves, George Antheil

Songs and Spells, Robert Sirota

La farsa amorosa, Riccardo Zandonai


2005-2006


May 2006

To one who has been long in city pent, Rebekah Driscoll (World Premiere)

A un hombre de una gran nariz, Fernando Moruja

Trois chansons de Charles d'Orléans, Claude Debussy

To Music, George Dyson

Ave Maria, Franz Biebl

Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day, Beata Moon

Párnás táncdal, Béla Bartók

Wir essen und leben wohl, J.S. Bach

Es war ein wunderlicher Krieg, J.S. Bach

Thine Eyes So Bright, Henry Leslie

O'vè, lass', il bel viso, Morten Lauridsen

I'm a Train, Hammond/Hazelwood arr. Peter Knight

The Peacock, Denis Agay

La chanson des baisers, Herman Bemberg

Resignation, Hugo Wolf

We Remember Them, Beata Moon (World Premiere)

Baleleng, Traditional Samal folksong

Musica Maquina, Raphael Fusco

Lucky to Be Me, Leonard Bernstein

Campers at Kitty Hawk, Michael Dellaira

*****

April 2006

Notturno, Arnold Schoenburg

Lua Descolorida, Osvaldo Golijov

Et la vie l'emporta, Frank Martin

Geistliche Lieder nach Gedichten von Eichendorff, Hugo Wolf
“Aufblick”
“Resignation”
“Einklang”

Cantata No. 4, “Christ lag in Todesbanden”, Johann Sebastian Bach

*****

November 2005

An American Persephone, Paul Crabtree (World Premiere)

Stabat Mater, Roger Calmel

Letzte Kapitel, Berthold Goldschmidt


2004-2005


May 2005

Dona Eis, Pascal Dusapin

Lamentations, Raphael Fusco

Oratio Pauli, Richard Danielpour

*****

March 2005

Schaffe in mir, Gott, Johannes Brahms

Missa Pro Defunctis, Manuel Cardoso

Veni, Keith Roberts

*****

February 2005

Persephone, Igor Stravinsky

*****

November 2004

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Hugo Distler

One Hour to Madness and Joy, Jorge Martín

If ye love me, Thomas Tallis

Hosanna to the Son of David, Orlando Gibbons

Mass for Double Choir, Op. 44, Kenneth Leighton


2003-2004


May 2004

Cinq hymnes, Ton de Leeuw

Avoaha, Maurice Ohana

*****

April 2004

“Spirituals” (from A Child of Our Time), Michael Tippett

Stabat Mater, Frank Ferko

*****

November 2003

Guglielmo Ratcliff, Pietro Mascagni

Requiem, Zdneněk Lukáš

Chansons d'Orient, Alain Gagnon

In the Beginning, Aaron Copland


2002-2003


June 2003

Elegy for Violin & String Orchestra, Keith Jarrett

On the Beach at Night, Andrew Imbrie

The Best Beloved, Chris DeBlasio

Requiem, Erkki-Sven Tüür

*****

April 2003

Quatre Motets, Maurice Duruflé

Requiem, Maurice Duruflé

An Die Herrscher der Welt, Friedrich Cerha

*****

November 2002

Six Kurpian Folk Songs, Karol Szymanowski

…amongst the voices…, Bernard Rands

Les illuminations, Byron Adams


2001-2002


May 2002

Ondine, Clément Robert

Canticum arcanum, Bruce Adolphe

Barcarola, Robert Dennis

Trois chansons de Charles d'Orleans, Claude Debussy

*****

March 2002

USA Stories, Michael Dellaira

Paroles dorées, Alain Gagnon

Italian Madrigals, Bruno Bettinelli

Voyages, Robert Convery

*****

November 2001

Musikalisches Exequient, Schütz

Andreas Gryphius, Heinrich Sutermeister


2000-2001


May 2001

Hymn to Saint Cecilia, Benjamin Britten

Le rameau de soie, Alain Gagnon (World Premiere)

Six “Fire Songs”, Morten Lauridsen

In the Beginning, Aaron Copland

*****

March 2001

Cantique des Cantiques, Jean Yves Daniel-Lesur

Missa “In illo tempore”, Claudio Monteverdi

*****

November 2000

Meeting at Night, Tom Cipullo

Le bestiare, op. 58, Jean Absil

Three Shakespeare Songs, Ralph  Vaughan-Williams

Triumf att finnas till, Bo Holten

Sechs Geistliche Liede, Hugo Wolf

Missa Brevis, Henri Pousseur

There is Sweet Music Here, Stephen Chatman


1999-2000


May 2000

Some Thoughts on Keats and Coleridge, Earl Kim

Mass, Frank Martin

Zauberspruche den Liebsten zu beschwören, Petr Eben

Quatre eclogues, Alain Gagnon (U.S. Premiere)

Six Sephardic Folksongs, Paul Ben-Haim

*****

March 2000

Quartets, op. 64, 92, 112 (with piano), Johannes Brahms

O Sacrum Convivium, Olivier Messiaen

Messe solennelle (with piano), Jean Langlais

*****

November 1999

V Prirode (“From Nature”), Antonin Dvorak

Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, Johann Sebastian Bach

The Hour Glass, Irving Fine

Requiem, Herbert Howells

Madrigals, Claudio Monteverdi


1998-1999

May 1999

Le Vin Herbé, Frank Martin

*****

March 1999

Mother Goose Rhymes, David Vayo
Come To Me, Jan Krzywick
This is Thy Hour, O Soul, Jan Krzywick
On Paper Bridges, Janice Hamer
The Stolen Child, Scott Robinson
Wind Song, Bruce Stark
Rain Song, Bruce Stark
Dangerous Trains, or Cantata Peligrosa, Richard Busch

*****

December 1998

Reflections, Michael Karmon
O nata lux de lumine, James Yannatos
Memnon, Marshall Ocker
Let the Heavens Be Glad, Adolphus Hailstork
Four Love Songs from The Song of Songs, Gerald M. Shapiro
Dante's Praises to the Virgin Mother, op. 14, Russell Woollen
Visions from Hildegard, part one, Stephen Paulus


1997-1998

May 1998

Magnificat, Baldessare Galuppi
A Toccata of Galuppi's, Dominick Argento
The Foundling, Stuart Greenbaum
Oceanic Eyes, Matthew Harris

*****

March 1998

Lenten Motets, Francis Poulenc
Mass in G, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Die Jahreszeiten, Ernst Krenek
Chansons d'Orien, Alain Gagnon
Szes'c' Pies'ni Ludowych, Karol Szymanowski

*****

December 1997

Ensaladas, Mateo Flecha
Ursula Antiphon, Hildegard von Bingen


1996-1997

May 1997

The Golden Journey to Samarkand, Granville Bantock
La Bomba, Mateo Flecha
Un soir de neige, Francis Poulenc
Songs, Johannes Brahms
Madrigals, Carlo Gesualdo
U.S.A. Stories, Michael Dellaira

*****

March 1997

The Best-Beloved, Chris DeBlasio
The Shadows Around The House, Tom Cipullo
The Song of Solomon, James Wagoner

*****

December 1996

Quatre motets pour Noël, Francis Poulenc
Die Weihnachtsgeschichte, Hugo Distler
Mass for Double Chorus, Frank Martin


1995-1996

May 1996

The Hour Glass, Irving Fine
Madrigals, Carlo Gesualdo
Die Träumenden Knaben, Gottfried Von Einem
Fire Songs, Morton Lauridsen
Part Songs, Frederick Delius
Bachianas brasileiras no. 9, Heitor Villa-Lobos

*****

March 1996

Drei Volksliedsätze, Arnold Schoenberg
Landscapes, Gregg Smith
Sept chansons, Francis Poulenc
The Shadows Around The House, Tom Cipullo (World Premiere)
Saints Fugue, Ward Swingle

*****

December 1995

Prophetiae Sibyllarum, Orlando di Lasso
On the Morning of Christ's Nativity, Phillip Rhodes
A Ceremony of Carols, Benjamin Britten
Singet dem Herrn, J.S. Bach


1994-1995

May 1995

Sweet Rose, Fair Flower, Andrew Rindfleisch (NYC Premiere)
on forevers' very now, Paul Schleuse (World Premiere)
Songs of Springtime, E.J. Moeran
Upon the Dark Water, Stuart Greenbaum (U.S. Premiere)
To All Who Sleep Tonight, Jack Perla (World Premiere)

*****

March 1995

Gloriana Dances, Benjamin Britten
Song of Songs, Sergei Slonimsky
Trois poèmes de Paul Valéry, Jean Francaix
Hungarian Folk Songs, Béla Bartók
Michelangelo Choruses, Luigi Dallapiccola

*****

November 1994

Chorale, David Diamond
Suite de Lorca, E. Rautavaara
Spherical Madrigals, Ross Lee Finney
Warum ist das Licht, J.S. Bach


1993-1994 (partial)

May 1994

Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, Elliot Carter
Zwei Chinesische Lieder, Stefan Wolpe
In the Beginning, Aaron Copland
Tre madrigali di Torquato Tasso, Bernard Lewkovitch
Reincarnations, Samuel Barber
Cinco poemas de Bécquer, Carol Barnett

*****

March 1994

Alte Liebeslieder, Book 1, Sidney Hodkinson
A cappella Madrigals, Claudio Monteverdi
Trois chansons de Charles d'Orleans, Claude Debussy
Five Flower Songs, Benjamin Britten


1992-1993

May 1993

El fuego, Mateo Flecha
Lamentaciones, Alberto Ginastera
Psalm 42, Ronald Roseman
Cantata No. 131, "Aus der Tiefe", J.S. Bach

*****

February 1993

Hymn to St. Cecilia, Benjamin Britten
Five Songs of Experience, John Harbison
Mass in G, Franz Schubert

*****

November 1992

Five Choral Pictures, Samuel Adler
Songs, Opus 93, Johannes Brahms
Lamento D'Arianna, Claudio Monteverdi
Michelangelo Choruses 1 & 2, Luigi Dallapiccola


1991-1992

May 1992

Le Vin Herbé, Frank Martin

*****

February 1992

Call to Remembrance, Richard Farrant
Saint Mark Passion, Daniel Pinkham
Ave Verum Corpus, William Byrd
Stabat Mater, Frantisek Tuma

*****

November 1991

From an Unknown Past, Ned Rorem
Selected Folk Songs for Women's chorus, Béla Bartók
Part Songs, Opus 104, Johannes Brahms
Sestina, Claudio Monteverdi
Opus 53, Nos. 1 and 3, Sir Edward Elgar

 

 


1990-1991

June 1991

Works by Johann Sebastian Bach
Jesu meine Freude
Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf and other works with organ and strings

*****

March 1991

Requiem, Duruflé
Rejoice in the Lamb, Benjamin Britten
Missa Brevis, Leonard Bernstein

*****

December 1990

Four Motets, Anton Bruckner
Advent Motets, Francis Poulenc
Friede auf Erden, Arnold Schoenberg