HOLIDAY 2017 VOCAL ENSEMBLE CONCERT
THREE WISE KINGS FOLLOW A STAR
Spanish Polyphony and Latin American Folk Songs of the Renaissance and Baroque
Crescendo Vocal Ensemble with Soprano and Baroque Guitarist Salome Sandoval, and Latin American and Baroque Period Instruments, directed by Christine Gevert
Continuing the tradition of an Early Music Holiday Concert the week after Christmas, this year Crescendo offers a festive concert with villancicos and polyphonic Renaissance compositions from the Iberian and Latin American countries. Works by Guerrero, Morales, Araujo, Enzina and Torrejón y Velasco. With Salome Sandoval, voice and vihuela, Pablo Bustos, tenor, Crescendo Vocal Ensemble and period and folk instruments, directed by christine Gevert.
December 29, 2017 at 6 pm – Saint James Place, Great Barrington, MA
December 30, 2017 at 3 pm – Trinity Church Lime Rock, Lakeville, CT (Snow date: December 31, 2017)
TODAY’S 3 PM PERFORMANCE (DECEMBER 30) WILL TAKE PLACE.
ENTRANCE FOR THE AUDIENCE THROUGH PARISH HALL – RED DOORS.
Tickets are still available for purchase at the door. Box office opens at 2:15 pm.
WINTER/EARLY SPRING 2018 VOCAL ENSEMBLE CONCERT
SONGS OF THE SOUL – SENSUAL AND SPIRITUAL RENAISSANCE VOICES
Josquin des Prez’s Mass L’Homme Armeé and Leonhard Lechner’s The Song of Solomon
March 16, 2018 at 6 pm – Saint James Place, Great Barrington, MA
March 18, 2018 at 4 pm – Trinity Church Lime Rock, Lakeville, CT
Crescendo Vocal Ensemble, Organ, Dramatic Recitation and Dancers
SPRING 2018 CHORAL CONCERT
DIXIT DOMINUS – THE VOICES OF ORDER OVER CHAOS
Masterworks By Two Baroque Giants – Handel and Vivaldi
May 5, 2018 at 6 pm – Saint James Place, Great Barrington, MA
May 6, 2018 at 4 pm – Trinity Church Lime Rock, Lakeville, CT
Soli, Crescendo Chorus with Baroque Period Instrument Orchestra
LATE SPRING 2018 YOUTH SINGERS CONCERT
LAUDATE PUERI DOMINUM – PRAISE THE LORD, YE CHILDREN
Countertenor Nicholas Tamagna and Young Baroque Artists sing virtuosic works by Johann A. Hasse
June 2, 2018 at 6 pm – Great Barrington, MA (Venue TBD)
June 3, 2018 at 4 pm – Lakeville, CT (Venue TBD)
Young Singers with Nicholas Tamagna, Countertenor and Christine Gevert, Harpsichord
Benefit Dinners will take place after both performances to support Crescendo’s music programs.
LISTEN TO EXCERPTS OF OUR RECENT CONCERTS:
♫ Gottlieb Heinrich Stoelzel Te Deum No.1 Herr Gott dich loben wir
♫ Michael Praetorius En natus est Emanuel and Psallite unigenito
♫ Giovanni Gabrieli Jubilate Deo a 8