Tom Hall leads the full Chorus and Orchestra in Beethoven's "Elegiac Song," Mozart's "Ave Verum Corpus," and Bach's "Magnificat." Baltimore Symphony Principal Trumpet Andrew Balio and soprano Nola Richardson open the program with Bach's Cantata No. 51. A varied program showcasing some of the greatest classical composers.
Back by popular demand! Music Director Tom Hall leads the Chorus, Orchestra, and YOU the audience in the magnificent choruses of Handel’s “Messiah.” Enjoy the surround-sound of this exhilarating experience. Tom Hall will be your musical coach and whimsical guide. No experience necessary! Bring your own musical score or purchase one at the concert.
The concert will be performed in Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road in Towson. Parking is free.
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This performance will include the following choruses:
And the Glory of the Lord
And He Shall Purify
O Thou, That Tellest Good Tidings
For Unto Us a Child is Born
Glory to God
His Yoke is Easy
Behold the Lamb of God
Surely He Hath Born Our Griefs
And with His Stripes
All We Like Sheep
Lift Up Your Heads
The Lord Gave the Word
Since by Man Came Death
Worthy is the Lamb
Tom Hall leads the full Chorus and string orchestra in poignant and powerful settings of "Dona Nobis Pacem" by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Pateris Vasks as well as Arvo Part's beautiful meditation, "Da pacem Domine." Vocal soloists including soprano Hyunah Yu and bass-baritone Robert Cantrell, and the program also includes the local premiere of a jointly-commissioned motet by composer Jake Runestad.
"A Choral Conversation" follows the performance featuring Tom Hall and special guests including author and former President of the Alliance for Peacebuilding Chic Dambach, discussing the role that music and the arts play in peace-building.
SPECIAL THANKS: Baltimore Choral Arts Society is grateful for support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the Baltimore County Commission on Arts & Sciences. Baltimore Choral Arts also thanks the generosity of our corporate sponsors: Bank of America, Constellation Energy, PNC Bank, T. Rowe Price