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A Season to Remember

May 13th 2017 @ South Lakes High School

Reston, VA
I Was There
Saturday, May 13th, 2017
7:30 PM
South Lakes High School
11400 S Lakes Dr, Reston, VA 20191
Share the memories and musical highlights of The Reston Chorale's first 50 years with excerpts of choral mastersworks, choral classics and selected works composed especially for The Reston Chorale, including Donald McCullough's The Essential Life and Julius Williams Journey to Freedom, Honor and Glory, remembering Civil Rights martyr Jonathan Daniels.  (You can see the complete list of works being performed, below.)
For this special concert, we invite alumni and friends of the Chorale to join in singing the Hallelujah Chorus from G.F. Handel's Messiah. Be sure to bring your score or click here to download sheet music.
Tickets purchased online are $20/Seniors and $25/Adults (additional fees apply.)  You may also purchase tickets at the door for $25/Seniors and $30/Adults one hour prior to the concert on Saturday, May 13.  Youth 17 and under and active duty military are admitted for free, but do need tickets.
PROGRAM
Star-Spangled BannerO Fortuna  (Carmina Burana,Carl Orff)Gloria  (Gloria, Antonio Vivaldi)Psalm (Vespers, Robert Evett, 1967*)Ye People Rend Your Hearts | If With All Your Hearts (Elijah, Felix Mendelssohn)Lift Thine Eyes ((Elijah, Felix Mendelssohn)Alleluia (Randall Thompson)Hallelujah Chorus  (Messiah, George Frideric Handel)Dies Irae (Requiem in D Minor, Wolfgang.Amadeus Mozart)Shenandoah  (arr. John Erb)Bogoroditse Devo, No. 6  (All-Night Vigil, Sergei Rachmaninoff)O Come, Let Us Sing  (Emma Lou Diemer)Wie Lieblich Sind  (Ein Deutsches Requiem, Johannes Brahms)Life Has Loveliness to Sell  (The Essential Life, Donald McCullough, 2014*)This Music  (Scott Solak, 2009*)O Freedom  (Journey to Freedom, Honor and Glory, Julius Williams, 2004*)
*Works commissioned for and premiered by The Reston Chorale.