Piccolo Spoleto 2012: Choral and Organ Recitals

clive-EastBatterySunrise-spoletoThis edition of the program anticipates the upcoming season of concerts from Charleston with highlights from the 2012 season of Piccolo Spoleto. The first part of the program features a choral concert with the group Renaissance from Charlotte, North Carolina singing music by Brahms, Poulenc, Biebl, Britten and Barber, among others. The second half of the program is devoted to organ with performers Mark Steinbach and Benjamin Hutto playing music ranging from Bach to Philip Glass.

 

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Billboard and introduction to Brahms’ Spiritual Songs –Lauren Rico





JOHANNES BRAHMS: Spiritual Songs

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director





Introduction to Scott’s The Old Ship of Zion – Lauren Rico





KEATON LEE SCOTT: The Old Ship of Zion

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director





Introduction to Poulenc’s Salve Regina, Biebl’s Ave Maria, and Part’s Magnificat Lauren Rico





FRANCIS POULENC: Salve Regina

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director

FRANZ BIEBL: Ave Maria

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director

ARVO PART: Magnificat

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director





Introduction to Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia – Lauren Rico





BENJAMIN BRITTEN: Hymn to St. Cecilia

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director





Introduction to Barber’s Sure on This Shining Night and Brahms’ The May Night – Lauren Rico





SAMUEL BARBER: Sure on This Shining Night

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director

JOHANNES BRAHMS: This May Night

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director





Introduction to Williams’ Linden Lea – Lauren Rico





RALPH VAUGHN WILLIAMS: Linden Lea

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director





Introduction to Aguiar’s Salmo 150 – Lauren Rico





ERNANI AGUIAR: Salmo 150

Renaissance

Robert Pritchard, director





Break and Introduction to Bruhns’ “Kleines” Preludium in e minor – Mike McKay and Lauren Rico 





NIKOLAUS BRUHNS: “Kleines” Preludium in e minor

Mark Steinbach, organ





Introduction to Heiller’s Variations on “Savior of the Nations, Come”  - Lauren Rico





ANTON HEILLER: Variations on “Savior of the Nations, Come”

Mark Steinbach, organ





Introduction to Glass’ Dance Number 4 (1979) – Lauren Rico





PHILIP GLASS: Dance Number 4 (1979)

Mark Steinbach, organ





Introduction to Mendelssohn’s War March of the Priests – Lauren Rico





FELIX MENDELSSOHN: War March of the Priests

Benjamin Hutto, organ





Introduction to Bach’s Concerto in G – Lauren Rico





JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: Concerto in G

Benjamin Hutto, organ





Introduction to Hart’s La Joie du Printemps, The Joy of Spring – Lauren Rico





EDWARD HART: La Joie du Printemps, The Joy of Spring

Benjamin Hutto, organ





End of the show – Mike McKay and Lauren Rico