And It Was Good:
20th Century American Choral Music

sunday, april 30, 2017 at 3:00 PM

All Saints Parish
1773 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02445

The centerpiece of our final concert of the season will be Aaron Copland’s tour-de-force setting of the creation story, In The Beginning. The program will also feature works by Randall Thompson (Alleluia and Farewell), Samuel Barber (Reincarnations), Morten Lauridsen (Nocturnes) and Stephen Paulus. Solo songs for mezzo-soprano by Copland and Barber will round out this feast of 20th Century American music.

Randall Thompson (1899-1984) - Alleluia
Aaron Copland (1900-1990) - In the Beginning
Samuel Barber (1910-1981) - Reincarnations:
(Mary Hynes, Anthony O'Daly, The Coolin)
Stephen Paulus (1949-2014) - Two Pieces:
(Little Elegy, The Road Home)
Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943) - Nocturnes:
(Sa Nuit d’Ete, Soneto de la Noche, Sure On This Shining Night)
Randall Thompson, Farewell
 

Amy Mitchell, mezzo-soprano
Barbara Bruns, piano
Nicholas White, conductor