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Nov
19
SHIFT: Critical Turning Points in Choral Music Over Five Centuries
Sunday, November 19th, 2017
7:00 PM
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’