Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Birmingham Southern in concert

Birmingham-Southern College Concert Choir Homecoming Performance
Lester Seigel, conductor
Sunday, April 13, 5:00 PM
Canterbury United Methodist Church, 350 Overbrook Road, Mt. Brook AL
Free admission

"If Music Be the Food Of Love"
I. The love of God/Showing God's love for others:

Gloria, from Missa Brevis... Ruth Watson Henderson
Agnus Dei...Thomas Morley
Hymne á la Vierge…Pierre Villette
It Was in That Train…Barry Ferguson
Te Deum for the Empress Marie Therese…Franz Joseph Haydn

II. Love of Nature/Love as Torment:

Ecco mormorar l'onde...Claudio Monteverdi
Non più Guerra, pietate...Monteverdi
Amor, Io Sento L'alma....Morten Lauridsen
Io Piango...Lauridsen
Se per Havervi, Oime....Lauridsen

III. Love From Youth to Age

The Sun is Setting (2006)...Jan Vičar (Three Moravian Folksong settings for women's voices and violin solo; Daniel Szasz, soloist; US premiere)

IV. Plunged Deep in Love

I Am Not Yours...Z. Randall Stroope
Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair...arr. René Clausen

V. Whimsical Love

Soldier, Soldier, Won't You Marry Me?...arr. Robert DeCormier

1 comment:

Brian said...

Hmm... Daniel Szasz, now where do I know that name from?

Looks like it should be a good concert. I've noticed that BSC likes doing Lauridsen pieces.

My friend Seth Pickle, a MJHS alumni, is in this choir. He has an awesome bass voice! Almost Granlundesque, some might say.