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Concert Choir: On a Lark!

April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

- Free

Beverly Taylor, conductor.

Chris Boveroux, graduate assistant conductor.

Featuring the Wisconsin premiere of Dominick DiOrio’s “A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass”, a 2012 four-movement setting of Amy Lowell’s poetry, featuring marimba and soprano soloist with the choir. DiOrio is a choral conducting professor at the Indiana University who has won many composing awards while at Yale and has many commissions to his credit. The work is tonal but diverse in texture and sound.



Lark (text by Genevieve Taggard)…….. Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

Benjamin Galvin, baritone

Quomodo, cantabimus? Part I (from Psalm 137)  ….. William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)

Agnus Dei   ……..  Krzysztof Penderecki (b. 1933)

Revecy venir du printemps ……  Clement Jannequin (c. 1485-1558)

French Choruses from The Lark   …..  Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

A Dome of Many-Colored Glass (Wisconsin premiere) ….  Dominck DiOrio

(text by Amy Lowell)

Ave Maria       ……   Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

Chris Boveroux, graduate assistant conductor

Twa tan bou    (text by Louis-Marie Celestin,poet)    …  Sydney Guillaume (b. 1982)

The Lark in the Clear Air …           Traditional English,   Arr. Grayston Ives (b. 1948)

Grace Subat, soprano

Eliav Goldman, baritone

Cert’nly Lawd  (commissioned by the UW-Madison Concert Choir, 2002)  …Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan       (1958-2003)

Alexander Collins, baritone



April 21, 2018
8:00 pm
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Mills Concert Hall
455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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