Conducted by Anton Armstrong, the St. Olaf Choir is comprised of 75 mixed voices and is the premier a cappella choir in the United States. For over a century, the choir has set a standard of choral excellence and remained at the forefront of choral artistry. The ensemble’s annual tour brings its artistry and message to thousands of people across the nation and around the world.
The choir will be performing works by Bach, Gwyneth Walker, Kim André Arnesen and Robert Harris among others. They will also sing a set of spirituals as a tribute to FSU's André Thomas, a longtime associate of Dr. Armstrong's and one of this nations's most treasured choral composers and conductors.
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ANTON ARMSTRONG l CONDUCTOR CATHERINE RODLAND l ORGAN
WE ARE CALLED TO SING AND PRAISE
Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) : Cantate Domino
Henry Purcell (1659–1695) : Hear My Prayer, O Lord †
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) : Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden (BWV 230) †
WE SING OF LIGHT AND LOVE
Philipp Nicolai (1556–1608) : Wake, Awake, for Night Is Flying †
Kim André Arnesen (b. 1980) : I Will Light Candles This Christmas †
Gwyneth Walker (b. 1947) : Dazzling As the Sun
Mark Jennings (b. 1969) : O Crux
arr. Leland B. Sateren : My Heart is Longing to Praise My Savior
Lowell Mason (1792–1872) : When I Survey the Wondrous Cross †
TO BE SELECTED FROM THE FOLLOWING
Catherine Rodland, organ
Louis Vierne (1870–1937) : Symphonie No. 3, Op. 28, V. Final
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) : Fuga a 5 con pedale pro Organo pleno, BWV 552.2
WE ARE CALLED TO COMPASSION AND CARE OF OUR NEIGHBOR
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809–1847) : For God Commanded Angels to Watch Over You †
Robert A. Harris (b. 1938) : Canticle: The Hungry Angels †
Jayne Southwick Cool (b. 1947) : When Memory Fades