OSSCS Concert Archives

2016–2017 Season

From Russia With Love

Saturday, October 8, 2016 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Kai Chen, cello • Julia Benzinger, mezzo-soprano

Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36
Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78


British Isles

Saturday, November 12, 2016 • First Free Methodist Church
Alastair Willis, conductor • Amanda Opuszynski, soprano • José Rubio, baritone

Arnold Four Scottish Dances, Op. 59
Seeger “The Bells of Rhymney”
Traditional “All Through the Night”
Stanford Irish Rhapsody No. 1, Op. 78
Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony


Messiah

Saturday, December 17, 2016 • First Free Methodist Church (Seattle)
Sunday, December 18, 2016 • First Presbyterian Church (Everett)
Clinton Smith, conductor • Amanda Opuszynski, soprano
Margaret Gawrysiak, mezzo-soprano • Brad Benoit, tenor • José Rubio, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Destiny

Saturday, February 4, 2017 • First Free Methodist Church
Nikolas Caoile, conductor • Phoebe Rawn, flute • Melissa Schiel, mezzo-soprano

Griffes Poem for Flute and Orchestra, A. 93
Schubert Incidental Music to Rosamunde, D. 797
Brahms Schicksalslied, Op. 54


Brahms Requiem

Saturday, April 22, 2017 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Stephen Binondo, piano
Rebecca Nathanson, soprano • José Rubio, baritone

Mozart Ave verum corpus, K. 618
Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45


Organ Symphony

Sunday, May 21, 2017 First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Karina Brazas, soprano
Sarah Mattox, mezzo-soprano • Paul Tegels, organ

Vivaldi Gloria in D major, RV 589
Gach Allelujah: Quiet Music for Unquiet Times [world premiere]
Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 in C minor (“Organ”), Op. 78


2015–2016 Season

War and Peace

Saturday, October 3, 2015 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Elizabeth Zharoff, soprano • Joo Won Kang, baritone

Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture
Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem


Hidden Gems

Saturday, November 14, 2015 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor

Sibelius Preludio
Nielsen Sleep
Sibelius Snöfrid
Nielsen Symphony No. 2


Messiah

Saturday, December 19, 2015 • First Free Methodist Church (Seattle)
Sunday, December 20, 2015 • First Presbyterian Church (Everett)
Clinton Smith, conductor • Amanda Opuszynski, soprano
Sarah Larsen, mezzo-soprano • Brad Benoit, tenor • Jeffrey Beruan, bass

Handel Messiah


Irreverent Reverence

Saturday, February 6, 2016 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Adrian Steele, violin
Karina Brazas, soprano • Ryan Bede, baritone

Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Sibelius Violin Concerto [first movement]
Fauré Requiem


Sacrifice

Saturday, March 12, 2016 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Andrew Stenson, Evangelist • Clayton Brainerd, Jesus
Catherine Haight, soprano • Sarah Larsen, mezzo-soprano • Jonathan Silvia, Pilate

J.S. Bach St. John Passion


Self-Expression

Saturday, April 16, 2016 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Rebecca Nathanson, soprano • Edward Zhang, piano

Poulenc Gloria
Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 [first movement]
Brahms Symphony No. 1


Devil May Care

Sunday, May 22, 2016 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor and piano

Elgar Serenade for Strings
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23
Chan Seeking, Searching [world premiere]
Elgar From the Bavarian Highlands


2014–2015 Season

Moments of Inspiration

Saturday, October 4, 2014 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor   Victor Noriega, piano

Dvořák Carnival Overture, Op. 92
Respighi Fountains of Rome
Noriega Generations, Directions [northwest premiere]
J.S. Bach Choruses from Tönet, ihr Pauken, BWV 214
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
J. Strauss Jr. On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op. 314


Daybreak of Freedom

Saturday, November 9, 2014 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Vivian Phillips, narrator • Kimberly Giordano, soprano
Sarah Larsen, mezzo-soprano • Eric Neuville, tenor • Charles Robert Stephens, baritone

Schwantner New Morning for the World (“Daybreak of Freedom”)
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125


Holiday Pops

Saturday, December 6, 2014 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Eugene Kidder, narrator

Anderson A Christmas Festival
Rutter Brother Heinrich’s Christmas
Anderson Sleigh Ride
Silvestri/arr. Jerry Brubaker
Suite from The Polar Express
arr. Shaw/Bennett The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite IV
arr. Finnegan Christmas Sing-Along


Handel’s Messiah

Sunrday, December 21, 2014 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Angela Mortellaro, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soprano • Brad Benoit, tenor • Jeffrey Beruan, bass

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Turning Points

Sunday, February 8, 2015 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Marie Leou, violin

Dvořák Slavonic Dance in C major, Op. 46, No. 1
Dvořák Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op. 72, No. 2
Dvořák Slavonic Dance in G minor, Op. 46, No. 8
Shostakovich Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 [first movement]
Pärt Fratres
Mozart Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201


Eternity

Sunday, March 8, 2015 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Sarah Larsen, mezzo-soprano • Ryan Bede, baritone

Duruflé Requiem, Op. 9
Holst The Planets, Op. 32


Deliverance

Saturday, April 18, 2015 • First Free Methodist Church
Roupen Shakarian, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Sarah Mattox, mezzo-soprano
Zack Finkelstein, tenor • Ryan Bede, baritone • Ben Grover, baritone

Handel Israel in Egypt, HWV 54


1954 in America

Sunday, May 17, 2015 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor

Copland The Tender Land Suite
Whitacre Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine
Stacey Philipps Breathe (world premiere)
Dohnányi American Rhapsody, Op. 47
Borodin “Stranger in Paradise” (“Gliding Dance of the Maidens” from Prince Igor)
Chaplin “Smile” (Love Theme from Modern Times)
Pat Ballard “Mr. Sandman”
Leonard Bernstein On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite


2013–2014 Season

Love + Adoration

Saturday, September 28, 2013 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Roxanna Patterson, viola

Wagner Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Duruflé “Ubi caritas” from Quatre motets sur des thèmes grégoriens, Op. 10
J.S. Bach O Jesu Christ mein’s lebens Licht, BWV 118
R. Strauss Serenade in E♭ major, Op. 7
Monteverdi Toccata from L’Orfeo
Sams Rhapsody for Viola and Orchestra [world premiere]
Mealor She Walks in Beauty
Ravel Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé


Passion + Enchantment

Saturday, November 9, 2013 • First Free Methodist Church
Stephen Rogers Radcliffe, conductor

Mendelssohn Overture and Incidental Music from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21/61
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52
Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56


Tradition + Faith

Sunday, December 15, 2013 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Angela Mortellaro, soprano • Sarah Larsen, mezzo-soprano
Brad Benoit, tenor • Charles Robert Stephens, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Friendship + Imagination

Saturday, February 8, 2014 • First Free Methodist Church
Stilian Kirov, conductor • Elisa Barston, violin

Lyadov Enchanted Lake
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Mussorgsky/orch. Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition


Death + Remembrance

Saturday, March 15, 2014 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Mark Salman, piano
Lindsay Ohse, soprano • Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soprano
Zach Finkelstein, tenor • Stephen Fish, bass-baritone

Jones Elegy
Liszt Totentanz
Mozart Requiem in D minor, K. 626


Reverence + Spirituality

Saturday, April 12, 2014 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soprano
Wesley Rogers, tenor • Clayton Brainerd, bass-baritone

J.S. Bach Mass in B minor, BWV 232


Reflection + Wonder

Saturday, May 10, 2014 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor • Karin Wolverton, soprano • Sarah Mattox, mezzo-soprano

Ives The Unanswered Question
Fauré Après un rêve, Op. 7, No. 1
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Elgar The Music Makers, Op. 69


2012–2013 Season

Bach & Shostakovich

Saturday, October 6, 2012 • First Free Methodist Church
Jeremy Briggs Roberts, conductor

Bach/Stravinsky Chorale Variations on Vom Himmel hoch
Bach Magnificat in D major, BWV 243
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93


Bach, Adams & Mozart

Saturday, November 10, 2012 • First Free Methodist Church
Paul Polivnick, conductor

Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
Adams The Chairman Dances (Foxtrot for Orchestra)
Mozart Mass in C minor, K. 427


Winter Celebration

Sunday, December 16, 2012 • First Free Methodist Church
Huw Edwards, conductor • Simone Porter, violin

Vivaldi “Winter” from The Four Seasons, Op. 8, No. 4
Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21
Bach Gloria in excelsis Deo, BWV 191
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols
arr. Finnegan Christmas Sing-Along


Puccini & Shostakovich

Saturday, February 9, 2013 • First Free Methodist Church
Johan Louwersheimer, conductor

Weber Overture to Euryanthe
Puccini Messa a 4 Voci
Bach Ich lasse dich nicht, BWV Anh. 159
Shostakovich Symphony No. 9 in E♭ major, Op. 70


Haydn, Bizet & Copland

Saturday, March 16, 2013 • First Free Methodist Church
Clinton Smith, conductor

Gluck “Dance of the Furies” from Orphée et Eurydice
Haydn Missa in Angustiis (“Lord Nelson” Mass)
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1
Copland Billy the Kid Suite


Stravinsky & Beethoven

Saturday, April 20, 2013 • First Free Methodist Church
Eric Garcia, conductor

Weber Overture to Der Freischütz
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92


Verdi & Sibelius

Saturday, May 18, 2013 • First Free Methodist Church
Jayce Ogren, conductor

Verdi Four Sacred Pieces
Sibelius Symphony No. 5 in E♭ major, Op. 82


2011–2012 Season

Brahms & Sibelius

Sunday, October 16, 2011 • First Free Methodist Church
Jayce Ogren, conductor

Brahms Nänie, Op. 82
Brahms Gesang der Parzen (Song of the Fates), Op. 89
Brahms Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny), Op. 54
Sibelius Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43


Pulcinella

Sunday, November 13, 2011 • First Free Methodist Church
Joseph Pollard White, conductor • Nick Masters, double bass

Handel Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 6, No. 1
Waṅhal Double Bass Concerto in D major [opening movement]
Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor
Whitacre Five Hebrew Love Songs
Beyer Short Stories [world premiere]
Stravinsky Suite from Pulcinella


Christmas Oratorio

Sunday, December 18, 2011 • First Free Methodist Church
Hans-Jürgen Schnoor, conductor

Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248


Russian Masters

Sunday, February 5, 2012 • Meany Hall
Eric Garcia, conductor

Shostakovich Festive Overture, Op. 96
Prokofiev Suite from Lieutenant Kizhe, Op. 60
Borodin Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
Stravinsky Suite from The Firebird (1919 version)


English Masters

Sunday, March 11, 2012 • First Free Methodist Church
Alastair Willis, conductor • Erich Parce, baritone

Handel Zadok the Priest, HWV 258
Vaughan Williams Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus”
Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a
Walton Belshazzar's Feast


Easter Oratorio

Sunday, April 1, 2012 • First Free Methodist Church
Darko Butorac, conductor

Bach Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
Sibelius Valse Triste, Op. 44, No. 1
R. Strauss Suite from Der Rosenkavalier


Bruckner & Beethoven

Sunday, May 13, 2012 • First Free Methodist Church
Jonathan Pasternack, conductor

Mozart Kyrie in D minor, K. 341
Bruckner Te Deum, WAB 45
Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E♭ Major, Op. 55 (“Eroica”)


2010–2011 Season

Royal Fireworks

Sunday, October 10, 2010 • First Free Methodist Church
Roupen Shakarian, conductor • Alexandra Takasugi, viola

Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351
Hoffmeister Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in D Major
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1050
Handel Te Deum in D Major, HWV 283 (“Dettingen”)


Messiah

Sunday, December 5, 2010 • First Free Methodist Church
Zon Eastes, conductor

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Two Concertos

Sunday, February 27, 2011 • First Free Methodist Church
Alastair Willis, conductor • Mark Salman, piano • Judith Lawrence, bassoon

Wagner Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major, S. 125
R. Kechley Concerto for Bassoon, Chorus and Orchestra [world premiere]
Howells Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing
Vaughan Williams Toward the Unknown Region


Chamber Music

Sunday, March 13, 2011 • First Free Methodist Church

Bartók Duos for Two Violins, Sz. 98
Brahms Scherzo from Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano in E♭ Major, Op. 40
Wolf Intermezzo in E♭ Major for String Quartet
Handel Concerto Grosso in F Major, Op. 6, No. 2
Mozart Serenade in C minor, K. 388


St. Matthew Passion

Sunday, April 17, 2011 • First Free Methodist Church
Hans-Jürgen Schnoor, conductor • Wesley Rogers, Evangelist • Erik Anstine, Jesus
Jessica Robins-Milanese, soprano • Melissa Plagemann, alto • Stephen Wall, tenor
Charles Robert Stephens, baritone • Columbia Choirs (Steve Stevens, director)

J.S. Bach St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244


Season Finale

Sunday, May 15, 2011 • First Free Methodist Church
Darko Butorac, conductor • Ronald Patterson, violin

Verdi Choruses from Nabucco
Sams Childhood’s Moon [world premiere]
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
Schumann Symphony No. 3 in E♭ Major, Op. 97 (“Rhenish”)


2009–2010 Season

Beethoven’s Ninth

Sunday, October 4, 2009 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano • Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano
Stephen Wall, tenor • Charles Robert Stephens, baritone

J.S. Bach Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125


Bach

Sunday, November 1, 2009 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Quinton Morris, violin • Linda Tsatsanis, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild), BWV 79
J.S. Bach Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041
J.S. Bach Missa Brevis in G, BWV 236


Messiah

Sunday, December 6, 2009 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Linda Tsatsanis, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Barry Johnson, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Family Holiday

Sunday, December 20, 2009 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Lauren Glass, flute • Zoe Funai, flute
Simon Berry, flute • Lydia Walsh, flute • Tom Dahlstrom, narrator
Linda Tsatsanis, soprano • Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano
Tessa Studebaker, alto • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf
Bozza Jour d’été à la montagne
Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio


Chamber Music

Sunday, January 17, 2011 • First Free Methodist Church

Beethoven Serenade in D major, Op.25
Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
Shostakovich String Quartet No. 7
Brahms An die Heimat, Op. 74
Dvořák Serenade for Winds in D minor, Op. 44


Mostly Mozart

Sunday, February 7, 2010 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Tessa Studebaker, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Grieg From Holberg’s Time (Suite in the Olden Style), Op. 40
Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550
Mozart “Coronation” Mass, K. 317


Concerto for Orchestra

Sunday, March 14, 2010 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano • Erik Ibsen-Nowak, saxophone

R. Strauss Four Last Songs
Torke Saxophone Concerto
Bartók Concerto for Orchestra


$$$$ Alexander’s Feast
Sunday, April 11, 2010 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Charles Robert Stephens, baritone

Handel Alexander’ Feast, HWV 75


Hot and Cold

Sunday, May 2, 2010 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Peggy Kurtz, soprano • Michael Partington, guitar
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano

Sanders She Blows Hot and Cold [world premiere]
Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar Concerto No. 1
De Falla The Three-Cornered Hat


All That Jazz

Sunday, June 6, 2010 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Jessica Robins Milanese, soprano • Brent Edstrom, piano

L. Bernstein Choruses from The Lark
Beyer The Turns of a Girl [world premiere]
Edstrom Concerto for Jazz Piano and Orchestra [west coast premiere]


2008–2009 Season

Fall Gala

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Chuanyun Li, violin

Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Chen/He The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto
Khachaturian Concerto for Violin and Orchestra


Brahms Requiem

Sunday, October 5, 2008 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano • Brian Box, baritone

Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem


Bach Cantatas

Sunday, November 2, 2008 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Rumph, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott, BWV 101
J.S. Bach Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen, BWV 65
J.S. Bach Missa Brevis in F, BWV 233


Messiah

Sunday, December 7, 2008 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Christmas Oratorio

Sunday, January 4, 2009 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248


Mozart

Sunday, February 8, 2009 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Judith Cohen, piano
Ronald Patterson, violin • Roxanna Patterson, viola • Sharon Abreu, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Andrew Danichik, bass

Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K. 546
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 22 in E♭, K. 482
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E♭, K. 364
Mozart Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, K. 339


Serenity

Sunday, March 15, 2009 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Michael Dunlap, baritone

Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 (“Pastoral”)
Stravinsky Divertimento from Le baiser de fée
Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music


St. John Passion

Sunday, April 5, 2009 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Wesley Rogers, Evangelist • Michael Delos, Jesus
Catherine Haight, soprano • Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Margriet Tindemans, viola da gamba

J.S. Bach St. John Passion, BWV 248


Handel & Haydn

Sunday, May 3, 2009 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Lisa Michele Lewis, harpsichord
Shari Muller-Ho, flute • Stephen Provine, violin

Handel Concerto a due cori in F Major, HWV 334
J.S. Bach Triple Concerto in A minor, BWV 1044
Haydn Symphony No. 87 in A Major (“Paris”)


Slavic Melodies

Sunday, June 7, 2009 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Mark Salman, piano

Dvořák Czech Suite
R. Kechley Folk Song Suite for Chorus and Orchestra
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor


2007–2008 Season

Elijah

Sunday, October 7, 2007 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Sara Hedgpeth, soprano • Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Wall, tenor • Michael Delos, baritone • Ben Florh, boy soprano

Mendelssohn Elijah, Op. 70


Classical Triumvirate

Sunday, November 4, 2007 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soropano
Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Brahms O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf, Op. 74, No. 2
Brahms Tragic Overture
J.S. Bach Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106
Brahms Five Part-Songs, Opp. 42/62/104
Beethoven Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36


Messiah

Sunday, December 2, 2007 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


1610 Vespers

Monday, December 17, 2007 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Carrie Henneman Shaw, soprano
Stephen Rumph, tenor • Stephen Wall, tenor • Dustin Kaspar, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Andrew Danilchik, bass

Monteverdi Vespra della Beate Virgine


War Requiem

Sunday, February 10, 2008 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano • Wesley Rogers, tenor
Michael Drumheller, baritone Northwest Boychoir (Joseph Crnko, director)

Britten War Requiem


Magnificent Strings

Sunday, March 16, 2008 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Ronald Patterson, violin • Roxanna Patterson, viola

Stravinsky Apollo musagète
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Vaughan Williams Flos campi
Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini


The Seasons

Sunday, April 6, 2008 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Wesley Rogers, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Haydn The Seasons


Spring Baroque

Sunday, May 4, 2008 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Povilas Stravinsky, piano • Carrie Henneman Shaw, soprano
Kaye Kofford, soprano • Laurie Medill, alto • Wesley Rogers, tenor
Jerry Sams, tenor • Paddy McDonald, bass • Andrew Danilchik, bass

Telemann Tafelmusik Part II
J.S. Bach Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052
Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 12
Purcell Masque in Dioclesian


Mahler 4

Sunday, June 8, 2008 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Janeanne Houston, soprano
Stephen Wall, tenor • Mark Salman, piano

R. Kechley Psalm 100
Brahms Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103
Mahler Symphony No. 4 in G Major


2006–2007 Season

Beethoven Buzz I

Sunday, September 24, 2006 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Mark Salman, piano

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2 in B♭ major, Op. 19
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E♭ major, Op. 73


Beethoven Buzz II

Sunday, October 15, 2006 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Mark Salman, piano
Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano • Peggy Kurtz, soprano
Emily Lunde, alto • Ralph Cobb, tenor • Steve Tachell, baritone

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Beethoven Fantasy for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 80


Bach Cantatas

Sunday, November 5, 2006 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Sinfonia from Wir danken dir Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29
J.S. Bach Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir, BWV 38
J.S. Bach Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131
J.S. Bach Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV 150
J.S. Bach Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80


Messiah

Sunday, December 3, 2006 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, alto • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Holiday

Monday, December 18, 2006 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Magnificat, BWV 243
Anderson Sleigh Ride
arr. R. Kechley The Twelve Days of Christmas
Adam/arr. R. Kechley O Holy Night
R. Kechley Little Child
Poston Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Berlioz “The Shepherd’s Farewell” from L’Enfance du Christ
Lauridsen O Nata Lux
Leuner/arr. MacPherson The Shepherd’s Carol Song
arr. Willcocks/Kechley Christmas Carols
Pierpont/arr. R. Kechley Jingle Bells


Winter Baroque

Sunday, February 4, 2007 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Eun Kim, organ • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, alto • Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Michael Partington, guitar

Handel Organ Concerto in G minor, HWV 310
Vivaldi Beatus Vir, RV 597
Johanson The Underdog [world premiere]
Haydn Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor (“Farewell”)


Orchestral Inspiration

Sunday, March 18, 2007 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Murl Allen Sanders, accordion

Stravinsky Agon
Sanders Accordion Concerto No. 2 [world premiere]
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in D minor (“From the New World”)


St. Matthew Passion

Friday, April 6, 2007 First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Wesley Rogers, Evangelist • Michael Delos, Jesus
Jessica Robins Milanese, soprano • Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Ronnee Fullerton, viola da gamba • Seattle Children’s Chorus (Kris Mason, director)

J.S. Bach St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244


Choral Inspiration

Sunday, May 6, 2007 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Stephen Provine, violin
Jennifer Caine, violin • Jessica Robins Milanese, soprano

Handel Sinfonia from Belshazzar’s Feast
J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
Vivaldi Concerto in G minor, RV 107
Beyer Songs of Illumination [world premiere]


Mass in Time of War

Sunday, June 10, 2007 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano • Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano

Haydn Mass in Time of War
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64


2005–2006 Season

Mozart

Sunday, October 2, 2005 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Mark Salman, piano
Anne-Carolyn Bird, soprano • Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soprano • Robb Asklof, tenor
Sam Handley, bass-baritone • Brian Box, baritone • Michael Drumheller, baritone

Mozart Overture and opening scene from Don Giovanni, K. 527
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
Mozart Requiem, K. 626


Bach Cantatas

Saturday, November 5, 2005 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Amanda Jane Kelley, soprano • Laurie Medill, alto
Stephen Wall, tenor • Jerry Sams, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Schütz Siehe, es erschien der Engel des Herren Joseph im Traum, SWV 403
J.S. Bach Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1
Schütz Es ging ein Sämann aus, zu säen seinen Samen, SWV 408
Schütz Der Herr is mein Hirt, mir wird nichts mangeln, SWV 398
J.S. Bach Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21


Messiah

Sunday, December 4, 2005 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, alto • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Holiday

Monday, December 19, 2005 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Anderson A Christmas Festival
Praetorius/arr. R. Kechley Lo! How a Rose E’er Blooming
arr. Willcocks/R. Kechley Christmas Carols
Pierpont/arr. R. Kechley Jingle Bells
Anderson Sleigh Ride
Vaughan Williams Hodie


Winter Baroque

Sunday, February 12, 2006 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano • Ross Hauck, tenor • Michael Monnikendam, baritone

J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069
Haydn Symphony No. 31 in D major (“Hornsignal”)
Corelli Concerto Grosso in B♭ major, Op. 6, No. 5
Zelenka Mass in C major, ZWV 20 (“Missa Dei Filii”)


Romanticism

Saturday, March 11, 2006 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Stephen Wall, tenor
Ron Patterson, violin • Roxanna Patterson, viola

Weber “Von Jugend auf in dem Kampfgefild” from Oberon
Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Mozart “Il mio tesoro” from Don Giovannni
Donizetti “Una furtiva lagrima” from L’elisir d’amore
Benjamin Romantic Fantasy
Massenet “En fermant les yeux” from Manon
Ponchielli “Cielo e mar!” from La Gioconda
Elgar Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 (“Enigma”)


Requiem

Sunday, April 9, 2006 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano
Emily Lunde, alto • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Verdi Requiem


Fireworks!

Sunday, May 14, 2006 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor

Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351
C.P.E. Bach Symphony in D major, W. 183, No. 1
J.S. Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues lied
R. Kechley Running Passages [world premiere]


Bach

Saturday, June 10, 2006 • Blessed Sacrament Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Melissa Plagemann, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Mass in B minor, BWV 232


2004–2005 Season

Reverence

Sunday, October 10, 2004 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Jeffrey Cohan, flute • Catherine Haight, soprano
Carla Hildebrand, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Rumph, tenor • Charles Robert Stephens, baritone

Beethoven Mass in C major, Op. 86
Beyer Toot Sweet [world premiere]
Verdi Triumphal March and Ballet Music from Aida


Solace

Sunday, November 7, 2004 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Julie Finch, soprano • Catherine Haight, soprano
Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano • Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Stephen Rumph, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!, BWV 51
J.S. Bach Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147
J.S. Bach Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, BWV 99
J.S. Bach Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 177


Messiah

Sunday, December 5, 2004 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Emily Lunde, alto
Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Cheer

Monday, December 20, 2004 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Stephen Wall, tenor

Britten A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
arr. R. Kechley The Twelve Days of Christmas
Bratton/arr. R. Kechley The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
R. Kechley A Bayreuth Christmas
arr. Willcocks/R. Kechley Christmas Carols
arr. Chase Christmas Favorites
Pierpont/arr. R. Kechley Jingle Bells
Holst Christmas Day
Adam/arr. R. Kechley O Holy Night
R. Kechley Christmas Fugue
Praetorius/arr. R. Kechley Lo! How a Rose E’er Blooming
Pierpont/arr. R. Kechley Jingle Bells
Anderson Sleigh Ride


Hope

Sunday, January 16, 2005 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor

Purcell Trio Sonata in C major, Z. 731
Handel Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 6, No. 10
Haydn Symphony No. 6 in D major (“Le Matin”)
Rossini/Britten Soirées musicales
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G, BWV 1049


Passion

Saturday, February 19, 2005 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Mark Salman, piano
Sara Hedgpeth, soprano • Stephen Rumph, tenor

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Wagner Immolation Scene from Götterdämmerung
Stravinsky Suite from The Firebird (1919 version)


Sacrifice

Sunday, March 20, 2005 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Stephen Ng, Evangelist • Michael Delos, Jesus
Anne-Carolyn Bird, soprano • Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Margriet Tindemans, viola da gamba

J.S. Bach St. John Passion, BWV 245


Desire

Sunday, April 10, 2005 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soropano
Cameo/Carraba Dance Theatre Company, dancers

Scarlatti/Tommasini The Good-Humored Ladies
Berlioz Les nuits d’été, Op. 7
Milhaud La création du monde, Op. 81
Brahms Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11


Virtue

Saturday, May 14, 2005 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Julie Finch, soprano • David Shockey, tenor

Palestrina Sicut cervus
Palestrina My Heart Seemed as Though Dying
Sams Signs on Edmonds Marina Beach: Marine Mammals
Sams The Darkest, Wettest Winter in History
Sams The Pacific Ocean is 135 Miles from Here
Le Jeune Si dessus vos Lèvres de roses
Gabrieli Jubilate Deo
Brahms Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen?, Op. 74, No. 1
Sams The Crush of Night
Sams An die Musik
Sams Before Winter
Sams Proposal
Sams Hand Me Down My Silver Trumpet
Handel Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day, HWV 76


Joy

Sunday, June 5, 2005 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano
Emily Lunde, alto • Stephen Wall, tenor • Steven Tachell, baritone

Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125


2003–2004 Season

Creation

Thursday, September 25, 2003 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Carla Hildebrand, mezzo-soprano • Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Haydn The Creation


Beethoven Violin Concerto

Sunday, November 16, 2003 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Marjorie Kransberg-Talvi,violin

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
Haydn Symphony No. 70 in D major
Ravel Boléro


Messiah

Friday, December 5, 2003 • Sunday, December 7, 2003 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, alto • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Christmas Oratorio

Sunday, December 21, 2003 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Jennifer Driscoll-Holmes, soprano
Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248


Winter Baroque

Sunday, January 18, 2004 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano • Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Michael Drumheller, baritone

Purcell Fantasia: Three Parts Upon a Ground, Z. 731
Handel Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 5
J.S. Bach Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats, BWV 42
Handel Concerto Grosso in B♭ major, Op. 3, No. 2
Stravinsky Danses concertantes


Earthmakers

Sunday, February 15, 2004 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Carol Sams, soprano
David Farris, boy soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Howard Fankhauser, tenor
Jerry Sams, tenor • Brian Box, baritone • Michael Drumheller, baritone
Northwest Boychoir (Joseph Crnko, director)

Sams The Earthmakers


Beethoven3

Sunday, March 14, 2004 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Povilas Stravinsky, piano • Justin Cole, conductor

Beethoven Consecration of the House Overture, Op. 124
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E♭ major (“Eroica”), Op. 55


St. Matthew Passion

Good Friday, April 9, 2004 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Stephen Ng, Evangelist • Michael Delos, Jesus
Anne-Carolyn Bird, soprano • Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soropano • Stephen Wall, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Margriet Tindemans, viola da gamba • Northwest Boychoir (Joseph Crnko, director)

J.S. Bach St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244


Season Finale

Sunday, May 16, 2004 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Michael Partington, guitar
Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano • Brian Chin, trumpet

Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Copland In the Beginning
Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550
R. Kechley Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra [world premiere]


2002–2003 Season

Classical Cinema

Sunday, October 27, 2002 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Svend Rønning, violin • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano

Williams Children’s Suite from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Rózsa Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 24
Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky Cantata, Op. 78


George Shangrow Chorale

Sunday, November 10, 2002 Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor

Schütz “Cantate Domino” from Cantiones sacrae
Palestrina Sicut cervus
Handl Ascendo ad Patrem meum
Debussy Trois chansons de Charles d’Orléans
Britten Choral Dances from Gloriana
Monteverdi Four Madrigals
Brahms Fünf Gesänge, Op. 104
Holst “I Love My Love” from Six Choral Folksongs, Op. 36b
Grainger “Brigg Fair,” BFMS7
Vaughan Williams/arr. Somervell “Linden Lea”
Rowley “Tune Thy Music to Thy Heart”
Vaughan Williams “The Lover’s Ghost” from Five English Folksongs
arr. Willcocks “Bobby Shaftoe”


Italian Advent Celebration

Sunday, December 1, 2002 Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor

Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8
Vivaldi Gloria, RV 589
Respighi Lauda per la Natività del Signore, P. 56


Handel’s Messiah

Sunday, December 15, 2002 • Monday, December 16, 2002 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Patrice Michaels, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Winter Baroque

Sunday, January 12, 2003 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano
Jerry Sams, tenor • Phil Phillips, baritone

Purcell Suite from Abdelazer, Z. 570
Poulenc Suite Française
Wassenaer Concerto Armonico in B♭ major
J.S. Bach Ich liebe den Höchsten von Ganzem Gemüte, BWV 174


Romantic Masterpieces

Sunday, February 23, 2003 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano
Jerry Sams, tenor • Ralph Cobb, tenor • Andrew Danilchik, baritone

Brahms Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
Schubert Mass No. 6 in E♭ major, D. 950


Bach Birthday Celebration

Sunday, March 16, 2003 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Terri Richter, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Jerry Sams, tenor • Phil Phillips, baritone

Goldberg Trio Sonata in C major
J.S. Bach Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140
J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066
J.S. Bach Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild, BWV 79


Russian Fantasy

Sunday, April 13, 2003 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Judith Cohen, piano • Justin Cole, conductor

Borodin Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47


Musical Feast

Friday, June 6, 2003 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Ronald Patterson, violin • Roxanna Patterson, viola
Catherine Haight, soprano • Brian Box, baritone • Murl Allen Sanders, accordion

Brahms Schaffe in mir, Gott, Op. 29, No. 2
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E♭ major, K. 364
Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem
Sanders Accordion Concerto No. 1 [world premiere]
Berlin/Gershwin/Porter/arr. R. Kechley American Songbook Medley


2001–2002 Season

Brahms Requiem

Sunday, October 21, 2001 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Mark Salman, piano
Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano • Brian Box, baritone

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B♭ major, Op. 83
Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45


Commedia Dell’arte

Sunday, November 18, 2001 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Terri Richter, soprano • Peter Terry, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Judith Cohen, piano • Justin Cole, conductor

Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492
Stravinsky Pulcinella
Poulenc Le bal masqué
Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551


Messiah

Saturday, December 22, 2001 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Winter Baroque

Sunday, January 20, 2002 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Jeffrey Cohan, flute • Justin Cole, conductor

Purcell Suite from The Gordian Knot Untied, Z. 597
C.P.E. Bach Flute Concerto in D minor, H. 426
Handel Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op. 6, No. 3
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048


Romantic Masterpieces

Friday, February 15, 2002 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Jeffrey Cohan, flute

Barber Adagio, Op. 11
Haydn Symphony No. 73 in D major
R. Kechley Flute Concerto [world premiere]
R. Kechley Frail Deeds


Bach Birthday Celebration

Sunday, March 16, 2002 • Town Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Terri Richter, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Jerry Sams, tenor • Phil Phillips, baritone

Goldberg Trio Sonata in C major
J.S. Bach Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140
J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066
J.S. Bach Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild, BWV 79


Israel in Egypt

Saturday, April 6, 2002 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Terri Richter, soprano • Julie Johnson, mezzo-soprano
Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Brian Box, baritone • Norman Smith, bass

Handel Israel in Egypt, HWV 54


Missa Solemnis

Sunday, May 19, 2002 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Eleanor Stallcop-Horrox, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone
Columbia Choirs Vocal Ensemble • Woodinville High School Concert Choir (Steve Stevens, director)

Beethoven Missa Solemnis, Op. 123


2000–2001 Season

Opening Gala

Sunday, October 22, 2000 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Sharyn Peterson, violin • Michael Koller, organ
Catherine Haight, soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Howard Fankhauser, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Norman Smith, bass

R. Kechley Psalm 100
Brahms Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 77
Mozart Adagio & Allegro in F minor, K. 594
Mozart Requiem, K. 626


Orchestral Showcase

Sunday, November 19, 2000 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Gordon Ullmann, trumpet • David Cole, trumpet
Kate Johnson, flute • Megan Lyden, flute

Cimarosa Concerto for Two Flutes in G major
Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets in C major, RV 537
Haydn Symphony No. 60 in C Major (“Il Distratto”)
Bononcini Sinfonia in D Major, Op. 3, No. 10
Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le toit, Op. 58


Magnificat

Friday, December 1, 2000 • Eastside Foursquare Church
Sunday, December 3, 2000 • Immaculate Conception Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Joyce Allison, soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano
Robert McPherson, tenor • Jerry Sams, tenor • Steven Tachell, baritone

Purcell Magnificat from Morning and Evening Service, Z. 230
Charpentier Magnificat in G major
Vivaldi Magnificat in G minor, RV 610
J.S. Bach Magnificat, BWV 243


Messiah

Sunday, December 17, 2001 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Harpsichord Celebration

Sunday, January 14, 2001 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor and harpsichord
Carole Terry, harpsichord • Robert Kechley, harpsichord • Michael Reiter, harpsichord

Krebs Concerto for Two Harpsichords in A minor
Soler Concerto No. 3 in G major
J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C minor, BWV 1062
W.F. Bach Concerto for Two Harpsichords in F major
F. Couperin La convalescente
J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C major, BWV 1061


Choral Showcase

Sunday, February 18, 2001 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Joyce Allison, soprano • Nancy Shasteen, soprano
Stephen Wall, tenor • Jerry Sams, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Vaughan Williams Selections from Five English Folk Songs
Holst “I Love My Love”
Monteverdi Lamento della Ninfa
Monteverdi “Oh rosetta che rosetta”
Monteverdi “Dolci miei sospiri”
Monteverdi “Amor che deggio far”
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52
Rutter “The Girl I Left Behind Me”
Vaughan Williams “The Willow Song”
Holst “Swansea Town”
Monteverdi Three Madrigals
Schubert Mass in D major, D. 167


Piano Rhapsody

Sunday, March 18, 2001 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Duane Hulbert, piano • Justin Cole, conductor

Ravel Ma mère l’oye
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
Schumann Symphony No. 4 in D minor (1841 version)


St. John Passion

Good Friday, April 13, 2001 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Alan Bennett, Evangelist • Michael Delos, Jesus
Terri Richter, soprano • Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach St. John Passion, BWV 245


World Premiere

Sunday, May 20, 2001 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Gary Oules, clarinet • Judith Lawrence, bassoon
Brian Box, baritone • Justin Cole, conductor

Kurka The Good Soldier Schweik Suite, Op. 22
R. Strauss Duett-Concertino
Beyer The Mass of Life and Death [world premiere]


1999–2000 Season

Opening Gala

Sunday, October 24, 1999 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Mark Salman, piano vRebekkah Graves, soprano
Shelley Whittingham, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Glenn Guhr, baritone

Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music
Thompson Symphony No. 2 in E minor
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E♭ major, Op. 73 (“Emperor”)
Williams Suite from The Phantom Menace


Winds, Strings & Glass

Friday, November 19, 1999 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • William Wilde Zeitler, glass armonica • Justin Cole, conductor

Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version)
Elgar Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20
Zeitler Beyond the Frontier of the Known WORLD PREMIERE
Haydn Symphony No. 98 in B♭ major


Monteverdi Vespers

Sunday, December 5, 1999 • St. James Cathedral
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Terri Richter, soprano
Stuart Lutzenhiser, tenor • Stephen Wall, tenor
Glen Guhr, baritone • Keith A. Harris, baritone

Monteverdi Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610)


Messiah

Saturday, December 18, 1999 • University Christian Church
Sunday, December 19, 1999 • Eastside Foursquare Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Diverse Odes & Sundrie Ayres

Sunday, February 20, 2000 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano
Steve Bryant, countertenor • Jerry Sams, tenor • Stephen Wall, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Andrew Danilchik, bass

Grainger The Duke of Marlborough Fanfare, BFMS 36
Grainger Shepherd’s Hey!, BFMS 3
Grainger Willow, Willow, OEPM 1
Grainger I’m Seventeen Come Sunday, BFMS 8
Handel Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 6, No. 9
Sams The Marshes of Glynn
Purcell Hail, Bright Cecilia!, Z. 328


B Minor Mass

Friday, March 24, 2000 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Terri Richter, soprano • Melina Pyron, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone • Margriet Tindemans, viola da gamba

J.S. Bach Mass in B minor, BWV 232


Old Wine in New Bottles

Friday, April 28, 2000 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Jeffrey Cohan, flute • Justin Cole, conductor

Stravinsky Concerto in E♭ (Dumbarton Oaks)
Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 1
Shakarian Flute Concerto [world premiere]
R. Strauss Divertimento, Op. 20 (after Couperin)


Elijah

Saturday, June 10, 2000 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Anthony Brown, baritone • Sara Hedgpeth, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Niles Gunderson, boy soprano
Kyla DeRemer, soprano • Carol Sams, alto

Mendelssohn Elijah, Op. 70


1998–1999 Season

Abendmusik I

Sunday, September 20, 1998 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano
Harold Mortimer, tenor • Steven Tachell, baritone

J.S. Bach Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131
Handel Te Deum in D major, HWV 283 (“Dettingen”)


Stabat Mater

Saturday, October 17, 1998 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Rebekkah Graves, soprano
Julie Johnson, mezzo-soprano • Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Michael Delos, bass

Dvořák Stabat Mater, Op. 58


Tchaikovsky First

Friday, November 13, 1998 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Peter Mack, piano

Ravel Shéhérazade
Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in B♭ minor, Op. 23


Christmas Oratorio

Sunday, December 6, 1998 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Terri Richter, soprano
Kathryn Weld, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248


Messiah

Friday, December 18, 1998 • Sunday, December 20, 1998 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Jennifer Driscoll-Holmes, soprano
Carolyn Maia, mezzo-soprano • Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Abendmusik II

Sunday, January 24, 1999 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Terri Richter, soprano
Jerry Sams, tenor • Brian Box, baritone • Janet Putnam, oboe

J.S. Bach Meine seele rühmt und preist, BWV 189
Handel Oboe Concerto in G minor, HWV 287
J.S. Bach Ich habe genug, BWV 82
J.S. Bach Jesu, meine Freunde, BWV 227
J.S. Bach Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51


Rachmaninov Third

Sunday, February 7, 1999 • Nordstrom Recital Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Anastasia Solomatina, piano

J.S. Bach/arr. Stokowski Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30


St. Matthew Passion

Good Friday, April 2, 1999 • Benaroya Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • Christopher Cock, Evangelist • Erich Parce, Jesus
Terri Richter, soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Howard Fankhauser, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Margriet Tindemans, viola da gamba • Columbia Choirs (Steve Stevens, director)

J.S. Bach St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244


Director’s Picks

Saturday, May 8, 1999 • Sunday, May 9, 1999 • Nippon Kan Theater
George Shangrow, conductor • David Dollase, actor and director
Dannul Dailey, dancer and choreographer • Stanley Perryman, actor • David Long, actor

Stravinsky The Soldier’s Tale
Menotti The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore


Abendmusik III

Sunday, June 13, 1999 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Bennet Weep, O mine eyes
Byrd Wounded, I am
Edwards In going to my naked bed
Farmer Fair Phyllis I saw
Morley I love, alas, I love thee
Palestrina My heart seemed as though dying
Pilkington Amnytas with his Phyllis fair
Haydn Alles hat seine Zeit
Haydn Der Augenblick
Haydn Die Warnung
Brahms Five Part-songs, Op. 104
J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3, BWV 1068
J.S. Bach Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80


1997–1998 Season

Israel in Egypt

Sunday, October 5, 1997 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Carol Sams, soprano • Kathryn Vinson, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone • Greg Abbott, bass-baritone

Handel Israel in Egypt, HWV 54


An Evening of Mozart

Sunday, October 26, 1997 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor

Mozart/arr. Heidenreich Overture to The Magic Flute
Mozart Quintet in E♭ major, K. 452
Mozart Serenade in B♭ major, K. 361 (“Gran Partita”)


Saul

Sunday, November 16, 1997 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Michael Delos, bass • Carol Sams, soprano
Julie Finch, soprano • Kathy Hanson Mack, soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano
Jerry Sams, tenor • Stuart Lutzenhiser, tenor • Andrew Danilchik, bass

Handel Saul, HWV 53


Messiah

Saturday, December 20, 1997 • Sunday, December 21, 1997 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Julia Bonnett, soprano
Kathryn Vinson, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Piano and Winds

Sunday, January 25, 1998 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor • Mark Salman, piano • Barney Blough, conductor

Gabrieli Canzon duodecimi toni
Stravinsky Octet
Poulenc Aubade: Concerto choréographique
R. Strauss Serenade in E♭, Op. 7
Stravinsky Concerto for Piano and Wind Orchestra


Hercules

Sunday, February 8, 1998 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor
Linda Strandberg, soprano • Hanne Ladefoged, mezzo-soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano
Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Brian Box, baritone • Andrew Danilchik, bass

Handel Hercules, HWV 60


Music from the High Baroque Courts

Sunday, March 8, 1998 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor • Fritz Klein, violin • Deb Kirkland, violin

Vivaldi Chamber Concerto in G minor, RV 107
J.S. Bach Violin Sonata No. 4 in C minor, BWV 1017
Telemann Suite in B♭ from Tafelmusik III
Handel Sinfonia from Belshazzar, HWV 61
J.S. Bach Concerto for Violin in A minor, BWV 1041
Handel Concerto Grosso in A major, Op. 6, No. 11


Brockes Passion

Good Friday, April 10, 1998 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Terri Richter, soprano • Carol Sams, soprano
Catherine Treadgold, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Jerry Sams, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Simon Cram, baritone

Handel Brockes Passion, HWV 48


Theodora

Sunday, June 7, 1998 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Jennifer Driscoll-Holmes, soprano • Carolyn Maia, mezzo-soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Theodora, HWV 68


1996–1997 Season

Beethoven 9

Sunday, September 29, 1996 • First United Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Carol Sams, soprano
Hanne Ladefoged-Dollase, mezzo-soprano • • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel The King Shall Rejoice, HWV 260
Handel Zadok the Priest, HWV 258
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (“Choral”)


Orchestral Masterworks

Friday, November 1, 1996 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor • Hanne Ladefoged-Dollase, mezzo-soprano

Brahms Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
Elgar Sea Pictures
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92


Judas Maccabeus

Saturday, December 7, 1996 • Herzl-Ner Tamid Synagogue
Sunday, December 8, 1996 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Jennifer Driscoll-Holmes, soprano • Carolyn Maia, mezzo-soprano
Robert McPherson, tenor • Stephen Wall, tenor • William Mouat, bass

Handel Judas Maccabeus, HWV 63


Three Piano Concerti

Sunday, January 26, 1997 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor • Bryan Cheung, piano • Robert Hamilton, piano

Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
Bartók Piano Concerto No. 3, Sz. 119
Stravinsky Petrushka (1911 version)


Baroque Courts

Sunday, February 9, 1997 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor
Matthew Dalton, trumpet • Gordon Ullmann, trumpet • Lorelette Knowles, soprano
Jerry Sams, tenor • Andrew Danilchik, bass • Jeffrey Cohan, flute

Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets in C major, RV 537
J.S. Bach Der Herr denket an uns, BWV 196
Telemann Concerto for Three Oboes and Three Violins in B♭ major, TWV 44
Vejvanovský Sonata in C major (“Sancti Mauritii”)
C.P.E. Bach Flute Concerto in D minor, H. 426


J.S. Bach Birthday Celebration

Sunday, March 9, 1997 • University Christian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Deb Kirkland, violin • Fritz Klein, violin
Carol Sams, soprano • Jerry Sams, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069
J.S. Bach Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen, BWV 56
J.S. Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225
J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
J.S. Bach Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140


St. Mark Passion

Good Friday, March 28, 1997 • First United Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Carol Sams, soprano
Robert McPherson, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Beyer St. Mark Passion


The Seasons

Sunday, May 11, 1997 • First United Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Julia Bonnett, soprano
Howard Fankhauser, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Haydn The Seasons


1995–1996 Season

Nordic Music Days

Sunday, October 1, 1995 • First United Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Katrina Bonde, soprano
Hanne Ladefoged-Dollase, mezzo-soprano • Robert Nels Wickström, tenor

Gade Efterklange af Ossian Overture, Op. 1
Gade Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 5 [1st movement]
Gade På Sjølunds fagre sletter
Gade/Hartmann Et Folkgesang
Gade Elverskud, Op. 30


Baroque Courts I

Friday, October 27, 1995 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
Sunday, October 29, 1995 • Lee Theater
George Shangrow, conductor • Fritz Klein, violin • Deborah Kirkland, violin
Leif-Ivar Pedersen, violin • Janet Showalter, violin
Gretchen Hewitt, soprano • Paul Benningfield, tenor • Stephen Wall, tenor

Heinichen Violin Concerto in D major
Handel Concerto Grosso in B♭ major, Op. 3, No. 2
J.S. Bach Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht, BWV 211 (“Coffee Cantata”)
Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins in B minor, RV 580
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049


Hodie

Friday, December 1, 1995 • First United Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano
Paul Benningfield, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Vaughan Williams Hodie
R. Kechley Fantasies on Christmas Carols
arr. Willcocks Four Christmas Carols


Messiah

Friday, December 15, 1995 • Sunday, December 17, 1995 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Hanne Ladefoged-Dollase, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Three Piano Concerti

Sunday, January 20, 1996 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor
Ann Cummings, piano • Mark Salman, piano • Peter Mack, piano

Liszt Malediction
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30


Baroque Courts II

Saturday, February 10, 1996 • McKay Chapel
Sunday, February 11, 1996 • Lee Theater
George Shangrow, conductor • Deborah Kirkland, violin
Judith Lawrence, bassoon • Catherine Haight, soprano • Brian Box, baritone

Torelli Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 8, No. 6
Telemann Trio Sonata in B♭ major, TWV 42:B1
Vivaldi Concerto for Violin Obligato in D major, Op. 3, No. 9
Weber Andante and Hungarian Rondo, Op. 35
J.S. Bach Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet, BWV 212 (“Peasant Cantata”)


Bach’s Birthday

Friday, March 22, 1996 • Lee Theater
Sunday, March 24, 1996 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Gerald Sams, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Sehet, wir gehen hinauf gen Jerusalem, BWV 159
J.S. Bach Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4
J.S. Bach Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21


St. Matthew Passion

Good Friday, April 5, 1996 • First United Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Howard Fankhauser, Evangelist • Michael Delos, Jesus
Catherine Haight, soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Gerald Sams, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Elisabeth Reed, viola da gamba • Columbia Choirs (Steve Stevens, director)

J.S. Bach St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244


Orchestral Spectacular

Saturday, May 11, 1996 • First United Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Robert Hugh Morgan, organ

R. Kechley Symphony No. 2 (“Ferdinand the Bull”)
Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 (“Organ”)


1994–1995 Season

Baroque Courts I

Saturday, October 1, 1994 • Eastlake Performing Arts Center
Sunday, October 2, 1994 • University Unitarian Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Jeff Cohan, flute
Deb Kirkland, violin • Fritz Klein, violin

Handel Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 6
Vivaldi Flute Concerto in D major (“Il Cardellino”), RV 90
J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
Corelli Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 6, No. 6
Telemann Orchestral Suite in B♭ major, TWV 55:B1


Grand Choral & Orchestral Concert

Friday, November 11, 1994 • First United Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano

Beethoven The Consecration of the House, Op. 124
GóRECKI Symphony No. 3 (“Symphony of Sorrowful Songs”) [Seattle premiere]
Becker Five Canticles for Chorus and Orchestra [world premiere]


Messiah

Friday, December 9, 1994 • Saturday, December 10, 1994 • Meydenbauer Center
Sunday, December 18, 1994 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano
Emily Lunde, alto • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Handel Messiah, HWV 56


Three Piano Concerti

Saturday, January 21, 1995 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor
Robert Vienneau, piano • Peter Mack, piano • Judith Cohen, piano

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Addinsell Warsaw Concerto
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67


Baroque Courts II

Friday, February 3, 1995 • Eastlake Performing Arts Center
Sunday, February 5, 1995 • McKay Chapel
George Shangrow, conductor & harpischord • Deb Kirkland, violin • Fritz Klein, violin
Paul Benningfield, tenor • Tina Fairweather, soprano • Barb Anderson, soprano
Matt Dalton, trumpet • Kate Alverson, flute

Telemann Overture and Conclusion in D major, TWV 55:D1
Vivaldi Concerto in A major (“in due cori”)
Purcell “Drunken Poet Scene” from The Fairy Queen
Purcell Sonata for Trumpet and Strings in D major
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in G major, BWV 1050


Bach’s Birthday Party

Sunday, March 19, 1995 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Hanne Ladefoged, mezzo-soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Andrew Childs, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Mass in B minor, BWV 232


St. Mark Passion

Good Friday, April 14, 1995 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Carol Sams, soprano • Andrew Childs, tenor
Barry Stein, tenor • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

Schütz Symphonae Sacrae, Op. 6
Beyer St. Mark Passion [world premiere]


Cartoon Classics

Friday, May 19, 1995 • Eastlake Performing Arts Center
Saturday, May 20, 1995 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor

Mozart Finale to Act I from The Marriage of Figaro
Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
Suppé The Poet and Peasant Overture
Rossini Overture to The Barber of Seville
Mancini Theme from The Pink Panther
Rossini Overture to William Tell


1993–1994 Season

Beethoven 9

Sunday, September 26, 1993 • Meany Hall
George Shangrow, conductor • George Fiore, piano • Davida Kagen, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone
City Cantabile Choir • Columbia Choirs • Evergreen Chorus

Beethoven Fantasy for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 80
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (“Choral”)


Music from the High Baroque I

Sunday, October 24, 1993 • Lakeside Chapel
George Shangrow, conductor • Matt Dalton, trumpet
Carol Sams, soprano • Daniel Blake, tenor • DeWayne Christenson, bass

Corelli Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 6, No. 12
Pachelbel Canon in D
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
Torelli Trumpet Sonata in D major
Handel Chandos Anthem No. 1, HWV 246


Brahms Requiem

Sunday, November 14, 1993• University Congregational Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Janeanne Houston, soprano • Brian Box, baritone

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45


Monteverdi Vespers

Friday, December 3, 1993• Sunday, December 5, 1993 • St. Alphonsus Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Thomasa Eckert, soprano
Stephen Wall, tenor • Paul Karaitis, tenor
Robert Schilperoot, baritone • Peter Kechley, bass

Monteverdi Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610)


Christmas Oratorio

Friday, December 17, 1993 • Sunday, December 19, 1993 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Juliana Rambaldi, soprano
Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor • Brian Box, baritone

J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248


Three Piano Concerti

Sunday, January 23, 1994 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor
Arthur Barnes, piano • Judith Cohen, piano • Peter Mack, piano

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 9 in E♭ major, K. 271
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
R. Kechley Ballyrune [world premiere]


Music from the High Baroque II

Sunday, February 6, 1994 • Lakeside Chapel
George Shangrow, conductor • Jack Peters, recorder
Janeen Shigley, flute • Robert Kechley, harpsichord

Sammartini Recorder Concerto in F major
attr. Vivaldi Sonata in G minor from Il pastor fido, RV 58
Geminiani Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 3, No. 1
Telemann Suite in A minor, TWV 55:a2
J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066


Handel’s Birthday Party

Sunday, February 27, 1994 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Catherine Haight, soprano • Laurie Medill, alto
Stephen Wall, tenor • Paul Benningfield, baritone • Andrew Danilchik, bass

Handel Te Deum in D major, HWV 283 (“Dettingen”)
Handel Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day, HWV 76


Bach’s Birthday Party[?]

Sunday, March 20, 1994 • University Unitarian Church
George Shangrow, conductor

J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
J.S. Bach Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80


St. John Passion

Good Friday, April 1, 1994 • First Free Methodist Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Alan Bennett, Evangelist • Michael Delos, Jesus
Catherine Haight, soprano • Emily Lunde, mezzo-soprano • Stephen Wall, tenor
Brian Box, baritone • Tim Scott, viola da gamba

J.S. Bach St. John Passion, BWV 245


An Afternoon with Haydn

Sunday, April 24, 1994 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, piano & conductor • Paul Benningfield, tenor • Brillig String Quartet

Haydn Piano Sonata in C minor, H. XVI:20
Haydn Three Songs, H. XVI:20
Haydn Symphony No. 8 in G major (“Le Soir”)
Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op. 74, No. 3
Haydn Symphony No. 82 in C major (“The Bear”)


A Cappella Choral Concert

Friday, May 13, 1994 • University Congregational Church
George Shangrow, conductor • Mary Bass, soprano • Ann Erickson, soprano
Laurie Medill, alto • Daniel Blake, tenor • Andrew Danilchik, bass

Brahms Choral Songs, Op. 62
Carissimi Jepthe
Holst “I Love My Love”
Vaughan Williams The Willow Song
Vaughan Williams “Just as the Tide Was Flowing”
Vaughan Williams “The Girl I Left Behind Me”
Rutter “The Girl I Left Behind Me”[?]
Gardiner “Swansea Town”


Orchestra Grand Finale

Sunday, May 22, 1994 • Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
George Shangrow, conductor
Yuri Namkung, violin • Monica Ohuchi, piano
Wilson Ho, cello • Angela Yang, piano

Lalo Intermezzo from Symphonie Espagnole
Saint-Saëns Andante sostenuto from Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 22
Kabalevsky Allegro from Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 49
Mozart Rondo from Piano Concerto No. 20, K. 466
Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements
Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73