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Event Details
  • Location:
    Kilbourn Hall
  • Date:
    Friday, November 21, 2014
  • Time:
    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Event Description

Eastman Chorale presents Harp of David
 
The Eastman Chorale will present Harp of David, a concert of Psalm settings spanning the last six centuries, on Friday, November 21 at 8:00 pm in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music, 26 Gibbs Street.  The program will include J.S. Bach's motet Singet dem Herrn, Arnold Schoenberg's De Profundis, and psalms from Canadian composer John Beckwith's cycle, Harp of David, based on nineteenth-century hymns.  Also included will be music of Francis Poulenc, Georg Schumann, Hugo Distler, Thomas Tallis, Orlando di Lasso, and J. P. Sweelinck.  The conductor will be Eastman's Director of Choral Activities, William Weinert.
 
The Eastman Chorale is a select ensemble of 50 voices from the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, performing a wide variety of repertoire from the sixteenth through twenty-first centuries.  The Chorale has toured widely and has appeared with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, and in Carnegie Hall in New York City.
 
Program:
 
William Billings:  Psalm 148
 
J. P. Sweelinck: Gaudete omnes
Thomas Tallis: Psalm 23
Di Lasso: Super flumina Babylonis
 
J. S. Bach: Singet dem Herrn
 
Francis Poulenc: Exultate Deo
Hugo Distler: Singet dem Herrn
 
Arnold Schoenberg:  De Profundis
Georg Schumann: Das ist ein koestliches Ding
 
John Beckwith: Harp of David

Psalm 148
Psalms 122 and 87

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