Fri, Jun 04 | Thornton/LIVE

An Evening with the Choral & Sacred Music Program

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An Evening with the Choral & Sacred Music Program

Time & Location

Jun 04, 7:00 PM PDT
Thornton/LIVE

About the Event

The Choral & Sacred Music program presents an evening of choral works, including original student compositions, featuring the USC Thornton Chamber Singers, USC Thornton Concert Choir, the Apollo and Oriana Choruses, and the University Chorus.

*All performances adhered to required health & safety guidelines regarding social distancing. Featured ensembles have chosen to quarantine together.

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Program

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“Blackbird”

Composed by John Lennon & Paul McCartney 

Arranged by Matthew Brown

Conducted by Jo-Michael Scheibe

Performed by USC Thornton Chamber Singers

Soloist: Anna Wright

Collaborative Keyboard Artist: So-Mang Jeagal

“Salve Regina”

Composed by Joseph Rheinberger

Conducted by Nicholas Tham 

Performed by USC Thornton Concert Choir

“Soleram” (Traditional Riau)

Arranged by Yu Hang Tan

Conducted by Yu Hang Tan

Performed by USC Thornton Oriana Choir

Soloist: Shahad Baaboud 

 

“Requiem: Introit and Kyrie”

Composed by Gabriel Fauré

Conducted by Laura Leigh Spillane

Performed by USC Thornton University Chorus

Audio & Video Editing by Laura Leigh Spillane

“Darest, O Soul”

Composed by Mari Esabel Valverde (she/her)

Text by Walt Whitman (“Darest Thou Now O Soul” from Leaves of Grass

Conducted by Stevie J. Hirner (she/her)

Performed by USC Thornton Apollo Chorus

“De Los Álamos Vengo, Madre”

Composed by Juan Vasquez

Conducted by Colston Rienhoff

Performed by USC Thornton Chamber Singers

“Geographical Fugue”

Composed by Ernst Toch

Conducted by Cristian Grases

Performed by USC Thornton Concert Choir

“Sea Fever”

Composed by Daniel Brinsmead

Text by John Masefield

Conducted by Duncan Tuomi

Performed by USC Thornton Apollo Chorus

“Negro Speaks of Rivers” 

Composed by Margaret Bonds

Text by Langston Hughes

Conducted by Jo-Michael Scheibe

Performed by USC Thornton Chamber Singers

Collaborative Keyboard Artist: Sky Lee

“The Olive Tree”

Composed by Li Tai-Hsiang 

Arranged by Emily Sung

Conducted by Emily Sung

Performed by USC Thornton Oriana Choir

"If Ye Love Me"

Composed by Thomas Tallis

Arranged by Jacek Sykulski

Conducted by Hyejin Jung

Performed by USC Thornton Concert Choir

Soloists: Sofia Cholewczynski, Kate Crellin, Sang Park, Sujin Park, Duncan Tuomi

“Crucifixion”

Composed by Adolphus Hailstork

Conducted by Jo-Michael Scheibe

Performed by USC Thornton Chamber Singers

“Die Erste Walpurgisnacht: Finale”

Composed by Felix Mendelssohn

Conducted by Laura Leigh Spillane

Performed by USC Thornton University Chorus

Soloist: Brandon DiNoto, Baritone 

“I Wish I knew You (not on zoom)”

Composed by Townsend Losey

Text by Townsend Losey, Gabrielle Losey and Stevie J. Hirner

Conducted by Townsend Losey

Performed by USC Thornton Chamber Singers

Audio & Video Editing by Josh Munnell

“Twa Tanbou”

Composed by Sydney Guillaume

Conducted by Cristian Grases

Performed by USC Thornton Concert Choir

Audio Editing by Hyejin Jung, Linda Diaz and Cristian Grases

Video Editing by Linda Diaz

“Zigeunerleben”

Composed by Robert Schumann 

Conducted by So-Mang Jeagal

Performed by USC Thornton Chamber Singers

Audio & Video Editing by So-Mang Jeagal

“Earth Song”

Composed by Frank Ticheli 

Conducted by Nicholas Tham

Performed by USC Thornton Concert Choir

Audio Editing by Heeseong Lee and Nicholas Tham

Video Editing by Nicholas Tham

“Joyful Joyful!”

Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven 

Arranged by Mervyn Warren

Text adapted by Henry Van Dyke

Conducted by Shelby Stroud 

Performed by USC Thornton Oriana Choir

Soloists: Olivia Du, Irene Chen, Preethi Chaudhari, Shahad Baaboud, Eva Prappas

Audio & Video Editing by Shelby Stroud