2008-2009 Season

Fall Concert

October 19, 2008 - Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansdale
        Timothy Harrell, organ

        pre-concert instrumental prelude
        Heinrich Schutz - Musikalische Exequien, (Funeral Music) SWV 279-281
        Benjamin Britten - Jubilate Deo
        Benjamin Britten - Rejoice in the Lamb


31st Annual Festival of Christmas Music

December 12, 2008 - Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansdale
December 13 & 14 2008 - St. Paul's Lutheran, Doylestown
        Tommy Shead Memorial Bell Choir of Doylestown United Methodist Church, Diana Durbin, director
        Elizabeth Manus, piano

        pre-concert instrumental prelude
        arr. T. Lloyd - O Come, O Come Emmanuel - processional
        traditional Ukrainian, arr. Arnold B. Sherman - Carol of the Bells
        French, arr. Kevin McChesney - Sing we now of Christmas
        Roy Ringwald - The Song of Christmas
        Mel Torme and Robert Wells, arr. Ed Lojeski - The Christmas Song
        traditional Welsh carol, arr. James McKelvy - Deck the Halls
        Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane, arr. Ken Neufeld - Have yourself a merry little Christmas
        Henry Thomas Smart, arr. Janet Linker and Jane McFadden - Angels from the Realms of Glory
        George Frideric Handel - "Hallelujah Chorus" from Messiah
        traditional English, arr. Barbara Baltzer Kinyon - On Christmas Night
        Natalie Sleeth - Calypso Christmas
        Ken Darby, arr. Harry Simeone - 'Twas the night before Christmas
        arr. Franz Gruber, arr. Cynthia Dobrinski - Silent Night


Annual Choral/Orchestral Concert

March 22, 2009 - Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Doylestown
        Randi Marazzo, soprano
        Leslie Johnson, mezzo soprano
        Frank Hampton, tenor
        Evan Hughes, bass
        Riverside Symphonia, Mairusz Smolij, director

        John Corigliano - Fern Hill
        Chris DeBlasio - The Best Beloved
        Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem


Sounds of Brazil Tour Program

une 12, 2009 - Philadelphia, PA
June 13, 2009 - Lenape Middle School, Doylestown
        Singing City, Jeffery Brillhart, Director
        Elizabeth Manus, piano

        arr. Alice Parker - Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal
        Carlos Alberto Pinto da Fonseca - Muie Rendera
        Emma Lou Diemer - She'll be Coming Round the Mountain
        Jennifer Higdon - Amazing Grace
        Heitor Villa-Lobos - Ave Maria
        Craig Curry, arr. Jonathas Matias - Efesios em Samba
        Jerome Kern, arr. Roy Ringwald - All the Things You Are
        George Gershwin, arr. Robert Page - I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise         Tom Jobim/Newton Mendonca, arr. Eduardo D. Carvalho - Desifinado
        Antonio Carlos Jobin, arr. Lilian van Tiel - Meditacao
        Wendell Whalum - Sweet Home
        Keith Hampton - True Light
        Moses Hogan - This Little Light of Mine
        Thomas Lloyd - Stan' Still Jordan / Egbe Nukpowo
        Moses Hogan - My Souls's Been Anchored in the Lord

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