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G. Lanzetta

 

 


S. Youngs

 

 

 


A. Klus


Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 8pm

New England Symphonic Ensemble
Preston Hawes, Artistic Director


Giuseppe Lanzetta
, Conductor (Florence, Italy)

Asiya Korepanova , Pianist
Nikoleta Rallis, Soprano I
Jennifer Suragiat, Soprano II
Lorraine Helvick, Alto
Walker J. Jackson, Tenor
Miguel Angel Vasquez, Baritone
Eric Lindsey, Bass-Baritone
MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K.525
BEETHOVEN: Choral Fantasy, Op. 80



Scott Youngs
, Conductor
Nikoleta Rallis, Soprano
Jennifer Suragiat, Mezzo-soprano
Walker J. Jackson, Tenor
Eric Lindsey, Bass-Baritone
HANDEL: Coronation Anthems: “Zadok the Priest,” “The King Shall Rejoice,” “My Heart is Inditing”

Participating Choruses for Lanzetta and Youngs
The Choir of All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Phoenix, AZ; Scott Youngs, director

The Choristers of All Saints’ Episcopal Church & Day School, Phoenix, AZ; Scott Youngs, director
St. Paul Academy and Summit School Choirs and Members of the SPA Community Chorale, St. Paul, MN; Anne Klus, director
Warwick Valley Chorale, Warwick, NY; Stanley Curtis, director
University School of Jackson Concert Choir, Jackson, TN; Dian Eddleman, director



Ensemble Spotlight Series

Anne Klus, Conductor
Timothy Kraack, Accompanist
St. Paul Academy and Summit School Choirs and Members of the SPA Community Chorale, St. Paul, MN
THOMPSON: Frostiana



C. Johnson Weiler

T. Johnson

 

E. Garcia-Novelli

 

 

 


D. Thye

 

 

 


N. Klein

 


D. Galvicius

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Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble

 

 

Cameron Johnson Weiler, Co-Conductor
Terre Johnson, Co-Conductor
Sadie Goodman, Soprano

The Enterprise State Community College Choirs, Enterprise, AL
The Entertainers at Enterprise-Ozark Community College,
Enterprise, AL; Ken Thomas, director
TERRE JOHNSON: The Wind (New York Premiere)

 


 

Eduardo Garcia-Novelli, Conductor
Jennifer Black, Soprano
Deborah Nansteel, Mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Tetelman, Tenor
Valerian Ruminski, Bas
s
MOZART: Coronation Mass, K.317

Participating Choruses
McHenry High School Vocal Warriors, McHenry, IL; Derek Galvicius, director

Brewer High School Varsity Choir, Fort Worth, TX; Mark Wynn, director
Old Dominion University Concert Choir, Norfolk, VA; Nancy Klein, director
Randolph High School Choir, Randolph, WI; Jessica Lee, director



David R. Thye
, Conductor

MORTEN LAURIDSEN: Lux Aeterna

Participating Choruses
Oak Park High School Concert Choir, Oak Park, CA; Heidi Cissell, director

Novi High School Chorale, Novi, MI; Claire Schurig, director
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Choir, Austin, TX; Lyn Koenning, director
Wausau Lyric Choir, Wausau, WI; Carla Dul, director



Ensemble Spotlight Series

Nancy Klein, Conductor
Maria Teresa Grieco
Old Dominion University Concert Choir, Norfolk, VA
“Voices of Virginia”

MARVIN CURTIS: Great Day!
DANIEL GAWTHROP: Sing a Mighty Song
Arr. James Erb: Shenandoah
MICHAEL JOHN TROTTA: Peace Shall Guard You
ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK: Crucifixion



Derek Galvicius
, Conductor

McHenry High School Vocal Warriors, McHenry, IL
FRANZ BIEBL: Ave Maria

ERIC WHITACRE: Lux Aurumque
FRANK TICHELI: Earth Song
BILLY JOEL, arr. K. Shaw: And So It Goes
LEBO M., arr. J. Leavitt: One by One



J. Edmund Hughes

 

 

 


K. Zeuch

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Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble

 

J. Edmund Hughes, Conductor
Jennifer Rowley, Soprano
Rutter: Requiem

Participating Choruses
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Concert Choir, Chandler, AZ; Marcus Denton, director

Imagine Preparatory School Choir, Coolidge, AZ; Nephi Bunker, director
Palm Springs High School Choir, Palm Springs, CA; Hannah Clark, director
Grambling State University Concert Choir, Grambling, LA; Natorshau M. Davis, director

Marshall School, Duluth, MN; Mary Whitlock, director
Gig Harbor High School Choir, Gig Harbor, WA; Wayne Lackman, director
Peninsula High School Choir, Gig Harbor, WA; Alison Ellis, director
Steilacoom High School Chamber Choir, Gig Harbor, WA; Kasey Eck, director
Curtis High School A Cappella Choir, University Place, WA; David Dickerson, director



Kyle Zeuch
, Conductor

OLA GJEILO: Sunrise Mass

Participating Choruses
Charlotte High School Choir, Charlotte, MI; Bethany Zeuch, director

Michigan State University Youth Chorale, East Lansing, MI; Kyle Zeuch, director
Wagner College Chamber Singers, Staten Island, NY; Roger Wesby, director
Salford Singers, Schwenksville, PA; Rodney Derstine, director



Ensemble Spotlight Series

Ronald Jones, Conductor
Cheryl Swoboda, Viola
Port Angeles High School Symphonic Orchestra, Port Angeles, WA
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra: March and Reprise; Suite in Old Style: The Court Jester Amareu, Dobrinka Tabakova; Prelude: Fanfare from the balconies and back from the hunting

GIULIO CASSINI: Ave Maria
ALBÉNIZ: Cantos de Espana: Prelude (Asturias), Bajo la Palmera, Seguidillas (Castilla)

Port Angeles High School Concert Orchestra, Port Angeles, WA
NORMAN LEYDEN: Serenade for String Orchestra

SAMUEL ADLER: Concertino for String Orchestra
ROBERT WASHBURN: Serenade for Strings



Z. Zeniodi

M. Vaupotić

K. Chang

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Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 2pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble

 

Zoe Zeniodi, Conductor (Athens, Greece) (Carnegie Hall Debut)
BEETHOVEN: Fidelio Overture
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8


 

Miran Vaupotić, Conductor (Zagreb Croatia) (Carnegie Hall Debut)
BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture
MOZART: Symphony No. 40



Karl Chang
, Conductor

Crystal Ensemble, Cupertino, CA
JOHN RUTTER: For the Beauty of the Earth
MOZART: Ave Verum Corpus, K.618
ROLLO DILWORTH: Shenandoah
BOB CHILCOTT: Can You Hear Me
ZHANG YIDA: Cai Diao (The Riddle Song)
GIANCARLO AQUILANTI: Mo-Li-Hua (Jasmine Flower)
DONALD MOORE: Siyahamba



R. Dwyer

C. Dupont

 

 

 


M. Short

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble

 

Ruth Dwyer, Co-Conductor
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, arr. K. Shaw: It’s a Grand Night for Singing
CYNTHIA BANEY: Honor
BERLIN, arr. R. Emerson: Blue Skies
Arr. Dwyer/Ellis: America the Beautiful

Cheryl Dupont, Co-Conductor
GWYNETH WALKER: How Can I Keep from Singing
BOB CHILCOTT: This Day
DAVID BRUNNER: A Living Song

Participating Choruses for Dwyer & Dupont
Durango Children’s Chorale/Durango Youth Chorus, Durango, CO; Amelia Barrett, director
Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir, Concert Choir, Indianapolis, IN; Ruth E. Dwyer, director

Indianapolis Children’s Choir, Kantorei Choir, Indianapolis, IN; Ruth E. Dwyer, director

Kentucky Youth Chorale, Maceo, KY; Julie White, director
New Orleans Children’s Chorus, Concert Chorus and Youth Chorale, New Orleans, LA; Cheryl Dupont, director
Celebration Singers of Asheville, Asheville, NC; Ginger Haselden, director



Michael Short, Conductor
Amy Owens, Soprano

Boyd Owen, Tenor
Brandon Hendrickson, Baritone
Orange Community Master Chorale and Orange Friends of Music, Orange, CA
Members of Symphony Irvine and the New England Symphonic Ensemble
ORFF: Carmina Burana

Participating Ensembles
Members of  Symphony Irvine, Irvine, CA; Dean Anderson, director
Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley, Mission Viejo, CA; Charles Stephenson, director
Orange Community Master Chorale, Orange, CA; Michael Short, director
Indianapolis Children’s Choir, Indianapolis, IN; Ruth Dwyer, director
New Orleans Children’s Chorus, Concert Chorus and Youth Chorale, New Orleans, LA; Cheryl Dupont, director

 



R. Caldwell

 

 


R. Wynkoop
 


M. John Trotta

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 8pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble

 

Rodney H. Caldwell, Conductor
Susanne Burgess, Soprano
Kenneth Overton, Baritone

FAURÉ: Requiem

Participating Choruses
New Orleans Youth Chorale, New Orleans, LA; Cheryl Dupont, director
The Mars Hill University Choir, Mars Hill, NC; Rodney Caldwell, director

Mars Hill University Alumni and Friends Choir, Mars Hill, NC; Rodney Caldwell, director



Rodney Wynkoop, Conductor
Eilana Lappalainen, Soprano

Catherine Daniel, Mezzo-soprano
Ben Gulley, Tenor
Matthew Anchel, Bass
Choral Ensemble of Duke and Durham, Durham, NC
HAYDN: Mass in Time of War


 

Michael John Trotta, Composer & Conductor
Susanne Burgess, Soprano

Kenneth Overton, Baritone
MICHAEL TROTTA: Seven Last Words (NY Premiere)

Participating Choruses
Indiana Purdue University Choir, Fort Wayne, IN; Vaughn Roste, director

Central Regional High School Choir, Bayville, NJ; Beth Moore, director
Centenary United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Winston-Salem, NC; Robert Frazier, director
Westminster Presbyterian Church Choir, Greenville, SC; Mark Kemp, director



D. Thye

 
 

 


W. Skoog

 
 
 


K. Carson

 

 


J. Cornish

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Monday, May 29, 2017 at 8pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble

 

David R. Thye, Conductor
Hannah Ludwig, Mezzo-soprano

Walker J. Jackson, Tenor
DAN FORREST: Requiem for the Living

Participating Choruses
Southern Union Sound, Wadley, AL; William Rayfield III, director

Valley Christian High School Chorale, Chandler, AZ; Marianne Heim, director
Truman High School Concert Choir, Independence, MO; Kim Carson, director
College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO; John Cornish, director
Sine Nomine Choral Society of Central Oklahoma, Shawnee, OK; Herb Moring, director



William Skoog
, Conductor

OLA GJEILO: Sunrise Mass

Participating Choruses
University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR; Jonathan Ledger, director
Freeport High School Concert Choir, Freeport, NY; Monique Retzlaff, director

The Lakeland Chorale, Ringwood, NJ; James E. Weber, director
The Ohio State University at Lima University Chorale, Lima, OH; Matthew Young, director
River City Singers, St. Helens, OR; Alice Boyer, director
Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale and Rhodes Singers, Memphis, TN; William Skoog, director



Kim Carson
, Conductor
Linda Mann, Accompanist

Truman High School Concert Choir, Independence, MO
BRAHMS: O Shone Nacht

GUILLAUME: Twa Tanbou
DAN FORREST: Good Night, Dear Heart
MARTIN: Song for the Unsung Hero
ROLLO DILWORTH: Walk in Jerusalem



John Cornish
, Conductor

College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO
ELGAR, arr. J. Cameron: Lux Aeterna
PAUL AITKEN: Flanders Fields
LUKE CARLSON: Sleep,  Comrades, Sleep
GLENNIE-SMITH, arr. Harlan: Mansions of the Lord
arr. John Cornish: America the Beautiful



M. Atkinson

T. Resseguie

 

 

 


D. Chandler

D. Cox

M. Harden


P. Côté


Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble

 

Monte Atkinson, Conductor
HANSON: Song of Democracy
 

 

Tracy Resseguie, Conductor
Sharon Azrieli, Soprano

Lisa Chavez, Alto
DAN FORREST: Jubilate Deo

Participating Choruses for Atkinson and Resseguie
Doherty High School Choirs, Florissant, CO; Todd Dicamillo, director

Colorado Mesa University Vocal Arts Ensemble, Grand Junction, CO; Monte Atkinson, director
Western Colorado Chorale and Community Singers, Grand Junction CO
Meeker High School Choir, Meeker, CO; Jeff Hemingson, director
Staly High School Falcon Chorale, Kansas City, MO; Tracy Ressiguie, director
Marist College Choir, Poughkeepsie, NY; Sarah Williams, director



Deborah Chandler
, Conductor

JOHN RUTTER: Te Deum
MACK WILBERG: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing

 

Dennis Cox, Conductor
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Toward the Unknown Region

Matthew Harden, Conductor
HAYDN: Te Deum for the Empress Marie Therese

Participating Choruses for Chandler, Cox, and Harden
Hartnell Community Choir, Carmel Valley, CA; Robin McKee Williams, director
University of Louisiana, Monroe Choir & Monroe Symphony Chorus, Monroe, LA; Deborah Chandler, director
Massachusetts South Shore Festival Choir, Plymouth, MA; Ronald Sherwin, director
University of Maine Singers, Orono, ME; Francis Vogt, director
Bangor Area High School, Bangor, PA; Joseph DiMinico, director



Pascal Côté
, Conductor (Montreal, Canada) (Carnegie Hall Debut)
Claudine Ledoux, Mezzo-soprano
Vincent Ranallo, Baritone
Éric Champagne, Composer

Université du Québec à Montréal Choir, Montreal, Quebec
ÉRIC CHAMPAGNE: Te Deum

Dedicated to the memory of conductor Miklós Takács (1932-2015)



M. Glasgow

 


S. Sepúlveda

 


S. Holland

 


J. DeLoach Morison

Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8:30pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble

 

 

Michael Glasgow, Conductor
Haley Sicking, Soprano

Cody Austin, Tenor
MICHAEL GLASGOW: Requiem (New York Premiere)

Participating Choruses
Christ UMC Chancel Choir, Chapel Hill, NC; Daniel Steinert, director

North Raleigh United Methodist Church Chancel Choir and Friends, Raleigh, NC; Michael Glasgow, director



Sonja Sepúlveda
, Conductor
Haley Sicking, Soprano

JOHN RUTTER: Requiem

Participating Ensembles
The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus, Winston-Salem Chorale & Salem College Choirs, Winston-Salem, NC; Sonja Sepulveda, director
Palmetto Voices, Sumter, SC; Sonja Sepulveda, director

South Brunswick High School Choir, Monmouth, NJ; Virginia Kraft, director
Whippany Park High School Chorus, Whippany, NJ; Craig Limey, director
Emmaus High School Chorus, Emmaus, PA; Rita Cortez, director



Sandy Holland
, Conductor

BACH, arr. D. White: Mein Freund ist Mein from Cantata 140 
DAVID BRUNNER: A Living Song
JIM PAPOULIS: Amani
PAUL CALDWELL: Beneath the African Sky
RODGERS, arr. Hirokawa: My Favorite Things

Jane DeLoach Morison, Conductor
NANCY HILL COBB: Cantate Domino
ALLAN NAPLAN: Al Shlosha D’Varim
VIVALDI: Laudamus Te from Gloria, RV589
BOB CHILCOTT: Can You Hear Me
JIM PAPOULIS: Oye

Participating Choruses for Holland and Morison
Young Voices of the Carolinas, Charlotte, NC; Sandy Holland, director

Tri-Cities Christian Schools Choir, Blountville, TN; Samantha Robertson, director
East Tennessee Children’s Choir, Bristol, TN; Jane DeLoach Morison, director
Sound Company, The Children’s Choir of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, TN; Katy Wolfe Zahn, director



C. Florez Mansi

 

 


M. Allard

A. King


N. Walters

 
 


M. Berezvai

 
 


R. Best


Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 1pm

New England Symphonic Ensemble

 

Carmen Florez-Mansi, Conductor
Jenna Siladie, Soprano

Youngjoo An, Baritone
RUTTER: Mass of the Children

Participating Choruses
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Choral Arts Society, St. Michael’s High School, Santa Fe, NM; Carmen Florez-Mansi, director

Niňos Santos, Santa Fe, NM; Kathleen Echols, director
Santa Maia de La Paz Choir, Santa Fe, NM; Helen Quintana, director



Ensemble Spotlight Series

Mike Allard, Conductor
DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88: Finale
STRAVINSKY, arr. Isaac: The Firebird: Berceuse and Finale

Allison King, Conductor
COPLAND: “Hoedown” from Rodeo
HOVHANESS: Psalm and Fugue, Op. 40a

HOLST: St. Paul’s Suite: Jig

Nicholas Walters, Conductor
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, arr. Foster: Rhosymedre

Participating Ensembles
Harmony Magnet Academy Symphony Orchestra, Strathmore, CA

L.D. Bell High School Symphony Orchestra, Hurst, TX



Magdolna Berezvai
, Conductor

MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Movement I)
DVOŘÁK: Serenade for Strings, Op. 22 (Movements I, II and V)
BARBER: Adagio for Strings

Participating Ensembles
Cemala Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles, CA

American Preparatory Advance Orchestra, Draper, UT

Ric Best, Conductor
OFFENBACH, ed. J. Bourgeois: Galop from Genevieve de Brabant
VON SUPPE, arr. H. Fillmore: Light Cavalry Overture
ERIC WHITACRE: The Seal Lullaby
RYAN GEORGE: Firefly
ROSSANO GALANTE: Lexicon of the Gods

Participating Ensembles
Tennessee Wind Symphony, Knoxville, TN