Joy to the World: An American Christmas

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Boston Children's Chorus Celebrates MLK Day

Boston Children's Chorus Celebrates MLK Day

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The Boston Children's Chorus sings a program to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On the program:

King Fit the Battle of Alabam' - Duke Ellington, arr. Feigenbaum

I'm Building Me A Home - Trad. Spiritual, arr. Trecek-King

Driva Man from We Insist, Freedom Now Suite - Max Roach, arr. Feigenbaum

Freedom Song - Robert Kyr

The Death of Emmett Till - The Ramparts, arr. Feigenbaum

Only Love - Martin Luther King, arr.David Horst

Amazing Grace - arr. Jackson Berkey

Poor Man Lazrus - arr. Jester Hairston

Hold On - arr. Moses Hogan

Come Sunday - Duke Ellington, arr. Andaya

When Love Wins the Day - Roger Treece

Before My Time from Chasing Ice - J. Ralph, arr. Feigenbaum

Rock My Soul - arr. R. Jackson

One Day - Matisyahu, arr. Feigenbaum


Boston Children's Chorus
Anthony Trecek-King, Artistic Director

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A Tribute to The Hilliard Ensemble

A Tribute to The Hilliard Ensemble

Classical Concerts

The Handel and Haydn Society Bicentennial Season Opening Concert

The Handel and Haydn Society Bicentennial Season Opening Concert

Classical Concerts

Handel's Samson with H+H

Handel's Samson with H+H

Classical Concerts

New Year's Day 2014 with Boston Baroque

New Year's Day 2014 with Boston Baroque

Classical Concerts

Boston Baroque and Music Director Martin Pearlman ring in 2014 with an All-Bach concert at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge, Mass., hosted by WCRB's Cathy Fuller and Brian McCreath.

Handel's Messiah from Boston

Handel's Messiah from Boston

Classical Concerts

Dec. 2, 2012
Symphony Hall

The Handel and Haydn Society159th annual performance Handel's Messiah, with hosts Brian McCreath and Thomas Forrest Kelly

Karina Gauvin, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
James Gilchrist, tenor
Sumner Thompson, baritone
Chorus and Orchestra of the Handel and Haydn Society, Harry Christophers, conductor

Handel - Messiah

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(photo of the Handel and Haydn Society Chorus courtesy of the Handel and Haydn Society)


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Artistic Director Harry Christophers leads the chorus of the Handel and Haydn Society in music for the Advent and Christmas seasons, from the ensemble's new recording, Joy to the World.

On the program:

Trad, arr J. S. Bach - In dulci jubilo, BWV 729

Rutter - There is a flower

Howells - A Spotless Rose

Trad. American - O little town of Bethlehem

Trad., arr. Vaughan Williams - O little town of Bethlehem

Trad., arr. Elizabeth Posten - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium

John Bassi - Quem pastores laudavere

Britten - A Shepherd's Carol

Bob Chilcott - The Shepherd's Carol

Trad. - I wonder as I wander

Trad. - It came upon a midnight clear

Ives - A Christmas Carol

Billings - Shepherds Rejoice

Leontyvich - Carol of the Bells

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