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2011-2012 Season


New Directions in Sacred Choral Jazz

October 22, 2011 - Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansdale
October 23, 2011 - Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia
 
with:
        DeVonne Gardner, soprano
        Leslie Johnson, soprano
        Lourin Plant, baritone
        jazz quintet led by Jay Fluellen
                Daniel Peterson, alto sax, sax
                Madison Rast, bass
                Juan "Cuco" Castellanos, percussion
                Vincent Rutland, drums
                Jay Fluellen, piano

featuring:
        Ricky Ian Gordon - Down the Road (Langston Hughes)
                1. Heaven
                2. Prayer
                3. Bound No'th Blues
                4. Litany
        Jay Fluellen - Of Journeys and Refuge
                1. The Light of God
                2. By the Waters of Babyon
                3. Hear My Cry, O God
                4. O Send Out Thy Light
                5. Show Me Your Ways
                6. God is Our Refuge
        Carl MaultsBy - Praise -- A Sacred Jazz "Te Deum"
                1. Te Deum Laudamus
                2. Deep Inside the Music
                3. Aléluya, Ashé, Amen!
        Spiritual Voices
                Rollo Dilworth - The Harvest
                Hall Johnson - Ev'ry time I feel de spirit
                Clayton White - If Anybody Ask You
                James H. East - He's So Wonderful
                Rollo Dilworth - Since I Laid My Burdens Down
                Duke Ellington - Come Sunday


34th Annual Festival of Christmas Music

December 10, 2011 - Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Doylestown
December 11, 2011 - St. Paul's Lutheran, Doylestown
 
with:
        Tommy Shead Memorial Bell Choir, Diana Durbin, director
        Elizabeth Manus, organ accompanist

featuring:
        pre-concert carols, featuring the bell choir
                arr. Callahan - March of the Toys
                arr. Dobrinski - Silver Bells
                arr. Stephenson - Fum, Fum, Fum
                arr. Thompson - Parade of the Tin Soldiers
                arr. Dobrinski - White Christmas
                arr. Dobrinski - It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
                arr. McFadden - Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
                arr. Morris - He Sleeps in Peace
                arr. Dobrinski - God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen
        arr. T. Lloyd - O Come, O Come Emmanuel - processional
        Josef Rheinberger - The Star of Bethlehem
        Carols, with auditioned soloists from BCCS
                Peter Cornelius - "The Christ-child", from Weihnachtslieder, Op. 8
                Norman Dello Joio - A Christmas Carol
                Adolphe Adam - O Holy Night
                Franz Schubert - "Ave Maria", from Mignon Lieder
        Handel, arr. Cynthia Dobrinski - Joy to the World
        George Frideric Handel - "Hallelujah Chorus" from Messiah
        arr. John A. Behnke - Nowell
        arr. Norman Luboff - Still, Still, Still
        arr. John A. Behnke - The Holly and the Ivy
        Frank Gruber, arr. Dobrinski - Silent Night

A Transcendent Symphony of Voices

March 25, 2012 - Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Doylestown
 
with:
        Anjali Bhatt, soprano
        Marie Tavianini, soprano
        Ruth Hook Warneck, mezzo soprano
        Steve Rowe, tenor
        Milo Morris, bass
        Riverside Symphonia, Mairusz Smolij, director

featuring:
        Tarik O'Regan - Triptych - with strings and child soloist
        Anton Bruckner - Mass No. 1 in D Minor - with solo quartet


BCCS as featured guests with the Bucks County Symphony

April 28, 2012 - Central Bucks West High School, Doylestown
 
with:
        the Bucks County Symphony, conducted by Gary Fagin

featuring:
        Beethoven - Symphony No. 9


Cathedral Classics at the Princeton Festival

June 10, 2012 - Princeton University Chapel, Princeton, NJ
 
with:
        Voices Chorale, director Lyn Ransom
        John Andrew Bailey, organ
        Jane Kamp, soprano

featuring:
        Organ Prelude
                Arthur Foote - Cantilena in G, Op. 71, No. 1
                Fela Sowande - Joshua fit de battle ob Jericho
                Fela Sowande - Prayer (Oba a ba ke)
                Fela Sowande - Go Down, Moses
        Handel -- Coronation Anthem: Let thy hand be strengthened
        Organ interlude: Nicolas de Grigny -- Veni Creator - 1re verset en taille a 5
        Howells -- Like as the Hart
        Rachmaninoff -- Bogoroditse Devo from All-Night Vigil
        Bairstow -- Sing ye to the Lord
        Organ interlude: François Couperin -- Élévation. Tierce Taille from Messe propre pour les convents de religieux et religieuses
        Samuel Barber -- Agnus Dei (Adagio for Strings arranged for chorus and organ)
        Organ interlude: Louis-Nicolas Clérambault -- Flutes from Suite du deuxième ton
        Poulenc -- Gloria

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