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Norfolk Choral Festival

Saturday, August 17 •  4:00PM •  Music Shed

Sponsored by The Yale Institute of Sacred Music

With a first-rate choir and ensemble, coupled with Simon Carrington’s remarkable programming, this concert has always been a highlight of the Norfolk summer. This stunning program showcases a range of choral music from four centuries, and includes works for chorus alone, some with a soloist and some accompanied by a top flight instrumental ensemble — and encompasses everything from majestic beauty, to works of intimacy, and always a piece of great humor and joy. All in the Music Shed’s outstanding acoustics where you’ll hear every detail. You won’t want to miss this one! Simon Carrington  Director | conductor,   Emily Donato  soprano, Ilya Poletaev  Associate Director | keyboards,   Jacques Lee Woodcello with the Norfolk Festival Chamber Choir and Orchestra Tickets: $60 – $20, $10 (Young Adults 19-35), and Kids Come Free! (under 19)

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Program:

DE MANTUA (1483 – 1559) O vos omnes
KNAGGS (b. 1983) O vos omnes after de Mantua (WORLD PREMIERE)
BOUZIGNAC (1587 – 1643) Surge, amica mea
Flos in floris tempore
ZELENKA (1679 – 1745) from Magnificat in C Major
HANDEL (1685 – 1759) Morirò, ma vendicata from Teseo
HAYDN (1732 – 1809) from Concerto in D Major, Hob XVIII:II
R SCHUMANN (1810 – 1856) Das Schifflein from Romanzen und Balladen IV, Op 146
BRAHMS (1833 – 1897) Warum Op 92, No. 4
Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit from German Requiem, Op 45
MAY* (b. 1987) work to be announced
SIEGEL (b. 1980) To Be Free
JOHNSON (b. 1962) We Tell Each Other Stories
MACMILLAN (b. 1959) Sing On Sweet Thrush

*John & Astrid Baumgardner Scholarship Recipient



When Music Sounds

Joseph Gregorio (b. 1979) 2017 Choral Festival