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SHIFT: Critical Turning Points in Choral Music Over Five Centuries
Saturday, November 18th, 2017
Choral Chameleon kicks off its Tenth Anniversary Season by exploring critical turning points in choral music over the last five centuries. Where did it SHIFT? Who are the composer heroes who showed bravery in innovation and pushed the choral music envelope? Fifteen of these important men and women are lauded in song by our excellent chorus of 40+ voices. Listen to choral music evolve right in front of you in our living musical timeline. Program: Hildegard Von Bingen – O Successores Guillaume de Machaut - Puis qu’en oubli Josquin Des Prez – Gaude Virgo, Mater Christi Nicola Vicentino – Musica prisca caput Claudio Monteverdi – Si ch’io vorrei morire J.S. Bach – Trio from The Coffee Cantata Hector Berlioz – Le Ballet des Ombres Giuseppe Verdi – Ave Maria Francis Poulenc – Salve Regina Igor Stravinsky – Pater Noster William L Dawson - Ezekiel Saw de Wheel Arvo Pärt - Solfeggio Eric Whitacre - Cloudburst Chen Yi – Spring Dreams Brian M. Rosen – All The Heart from ‘The Google Variations’ Caroline Elizabeth Polachek - Selections from ‘Drawing The Arrow Around The Target’