Tranquility in Te Deum: Songs of War and Peace

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Location

Saturday, May 9 7:30PM: Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg

222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Parking is available in the Walnut Street Parking deck adjacent to the Center. The deck is accessible from Market Street between Third and Second Streets. Take the parking deck elevator to the Strawberry Arcade level and enter the Center to the left of Starbucks. See more about Whitaker Center parking at their website. Metered and fee parking is also available on the street and in other lots around the Center.

 

 

Program

Agnus Dei
Adapted from "Adagio for Strings"
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Selections from Dido and Aeneas Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
  1. Overture (Orchestra)
  2. Chorus: To the Hills and the Vales (HCS, Orchestra)
  3. Chorus: In Our Deep Vaulted Cell (HCS, Orchestra)
  4. Echo Dance of the Furies (Orchestra)
  5. Chorus: Destruction's Our Delight (HCS, Orchestra)
  6. Recitative: Thy Hand Belinda
    Aria: When I Am Laid In Earth (Gwendolyn Bowers - mezzo-soprano, Orchestra)
Choruses from The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace Karl Jenkins (b. 1944)
  • Kyrie
  • Sanctus
  • Benedictus
  • Agnus Dei
  • Hymn Before Action (text: Rudyard Kipling)
Intermission
Te Deum in D Major ("Dettingen") George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
  1. Introduction and Chorus: "We Praise Thee, O God" (HCS, Orchestra)
  2. Chorus: "All the Earth Doth Worship Thee" (HCS, Orchestra)
  3. Semi-Chorus: "To Thee All Angels Cry Aloud" (HCS, Orchestra)
  4. Chorus: "To Thee Cherubin, and Seraphin" (HCS, Orchestra)
  5. Quartet and Chorus: "The Glorious Company of the Apostles Praise Thee" (HCS, Orchestra)
  6. Chorus: "Thine Honorable, True, and Only Son" (HCS, Orchestra)
  7. Solo and Chorus: "Thou Art the King of Glory" (Jonathan Hays - baritone, HCS, Orchestra)
  8. Solo: "When Thou Tookest Upon Thee to Deliver Man" (Jonathan Hays - baritone, Orchestra)
  9. Chorus: "When Thou Hadst Overcome the Sharpness of Death" (HCS, Orchestra)
  10. Chorus: "Thou Didst Open" (HCS, Orchestra)
  11. Trio: "Thou Sittest at the Right Hand of God" (HCS, Orchestra)
  12. Trumpet Fanfare (Priscilla C. King, James Hoffman, Charles Long - trumpets)
  13. Chorus: "We Therefore Pray Thee, Help Thy Servants" (HCS, Orchestra)
  14. Chorus: "Make Them To Be Numbered With Thy Saints" (HCS, Orchestra)
  15. Chorus: "Day By Day We Magnify Thee" (HCS, Orchestra)
  16. Chorus: "And We Worship Thy Name" (HCS, Orchestra)
  17. Solo: "Vouchsafe, O Lord!" (Jonathan Hays - baritone, Orchestra)
  18. Solo and Chorus: "O Lord! In Thee Have I Trusted" (HCS, Orchestra)
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