Candlelight Concert

Thursday, December 12, 2013, 4:00 pm to Friday, December 13, 2013, 4:00 pm
Join the student musicians of the Women's Chorus, SF State Chamber Singers and University Chorus in their annual winter concert, in a beautiful candlelit atmosphere as they perform music of the season. The program will include the first movement of Verdi's Requiem, music of the world from the Renaissance to contemporary, including the U.S. premiere of Swedish composer Marten Jansson's Maria. Conducted by David J. Xiques. Suggested donation: $15 general/$10 students and seniors.
Most Holy Redeemer Church, 100 Diamond Street, San Francisco
School of Music and Dance
Most Holy Redeemer Church
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Women’s Chorus

  • Arranged by Michael Neaum: Gaudete
    Piae Cantiones (1852)
  • Traditional Puerto Rican carol/arranged by Conrad Susa (1935–): Alegría
  • Traditional Italian Jewish/Arranged by Reuben Zellman (1978–): Maoz Tzur
  • Text: Anonymous (15th century)/music: Katherine Dienes (1970–): Adam Lay I-bounden
  • Mexican folk song/arranged by David Eddleman (1936–): A la nanita nana
  • African American spiritual/arranged by Marylou India Jackson (ca. 1900–1969): Steal Away
  • Traditional Bambara (Mali)/arranged by Nitanju Bolade Casel: Denko

SF State Chamber Singers

  • William Byrd (ca. 1540–1623): Kyrie
  • Giovanni Palestrina (ca. 1525–1594): Exultate Deo
  • Giovanni Palestrina: Nigra Sum
  • Heinrich Issac (ca. 1450–1517): Innsbruck, ich muss dich lassen
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847): Richte, mich Gott
  • Mårten Jansson (1965–): Mary
  • Arranged by Moses Hogan (1957–2003): My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord

University Chorus and SF State Chamber Singers

Verdi (1813–1901): Introit and Kyrie from Requiem

University Chorus

  • Fray Gerónimo Gonzales: Serenísima una noche
  • Moses Hogan: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • Arranged by Dan Forrest: The Nightingale

All choruses

Charles Wood (1866–1926): Hail, Gladdening Light!