Chorale Repertoire

   Greenville Chorale  Concert History   1961- 2011

 

2011-2012   51st Season

            November – at First Baptist Church -  B.Britten -  St.Nicolas (with Keith Jameson, tenor)

                                                            Ralph Vaughan Williams – Mass in G Minor

            December – 28th Annual Family Christmas Concert -   at McAlister Auditorium, Furman University

                        With Blue Ridge Concert Choir,    Chorale Brass                        Bass – Gloria

            February – 15th Annual Chamber Ensemble Winter Concert  - at Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral

                        “Sacred Music for a Sacred Place”      Mathias, Miskinis, Pärt, Whitacre, Kilstofte, Lauridsen, Forrest, R.Shaw

            May – Beethoven Symphony No.9 “Choral”    biennial collaboration with Gville Symphony Orchestra, Edvard Tchivzhel

            June 28 – 8th annual Patriotic Concert,    Furman Lakeside Concert Series

 

 

2010-2011        50th Anniversary Season

            October – J.Brahms A German Requiem

                        Two commissioned works:   Robert J. Powell “Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous”

                                                            Dan Forrest   “St.Patrick’s Prayer”

            December -  27th Annual Family Christmas -  another  CAROLINA CHRISTMAS

                        With Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra         (McAlister Auditorium and Mud Creek BC)

            February – 14th Annual Winter Concert – Chorale Chamber Ensemble

                        John Rutter REQUIEM

            May -  Ludwig v.Beethoven  Missa Solemnis in D.

            June – 7th Annual Furman Lakeside Concert    (Hugh Floyd, guest conductor)

 2009-2010    49th Season

            November – Rachmaninoff – All-night Vigil (Vespers)   at First Baptist Church

            December – 26th Annual Family Christmas  - with Blue Ridge HS  Choir

                        Paul Paterson Magnificat

            February – 13th annual Chamber Enseemble Winter Concert

                        Bach “Lutheran Mass” in G major;  Britten “Rejoice in the Lamb”

            May – Opera Choruses with GSO, Edvard Tchivzhel conducting

            July – Sixth Annual “Fourth of July” Furman Lakeside Concert

2008-2009         48th Season

            October – MUSICAL SALUTE TO AMERICA – Gershwin, Bernstein, R.Thompson “Testament”

            December – 25th Annual Family Christmas – with Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra

                        Handel, MESSIAH                        Friday – PCPA        Saturday – Porter Center, Brevard

            February – 12th Annual Chamber Ensemble Winter Concert (Debussy, W.Schuman, Faure MASS)

            May – Verdi Requiem

            July 3 – Fifth annual Furman Lakeside Concert

 

2007-2008      47th Season

            November - Haydn Lord Nelson Mass;    PDQ Bach - Oedipus Tex, etc

            December - 2nd Annual "Carolina Christmas"  with Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra

            January - Chamber Ensemble does Haydn-PDQ  at Greenwood Music Festival

            March - In Memory - Durufle Requiem, Brahms Nänie, anthems

            May - Mahler Resurrection Symphony   with GSO, Edvard Tchivzhel, conducting

            June - fourth annual Furman Lakeside Concert

 

2006-2007      46th Season

            October - Mozart's 250th Anniversary -   Requiem,     Coronation Mass

            December - "A Carolina Christmas"   with Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra

            February - Chorale Chamber Ensemble 10th Season (Schubert, Handel, etc)

            April - concert version of Bizet's  Carmen  (collaboration with GSO, Tchizzhel, conducting)

            June - Third Annual Furman Lakeside Concert performance

            August - Brevard Music Center - Mahler Resurrection Symphony

 

2005-2006    45th Anniversary Season -  Bingham Vick,Jr., 25th Anniversary as Conductor

            October - R.Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem

                           Commissioned work:   Mark Kilstofte,  Of Rivers Within

            December - 22nd Annual Family Christmas Concert

                        Benjamin Britten, A Ceremony of Carols

            February - Chorale Chamber Ensemble  9th Season     (Mozart, Brahms, P.D.Q.Bach)

            April - Bernstein,  Chichester Psalms;   Gawthrop, Behold This Mystery

 

2004-2005   44th Season

            November - John Rutter Mass of the Children and G.F.Handel Dettingen Te Deum

            December - Handel’s Messiah

            February - Chorale Chamber Ensemle

            April - ARTISPHERE FESTIVAL - Mendelssohn’s Elijah

 

2003-2004    43rd Season

            November - Beethoven Mass in C, Opus 86  and Big Band Music

            December - 20th Annual Family Christmas Concert

            February - Chorale Chamber Ensemble

            March - Chorale Chamber Ensemble and GSO Chamber;    Grieg  Peer Gnyt

            May - Rachmaninoff The Bells and Ravel Daphnis et Chloe  (GSO collaboration, Tchivzhel, cond)


2002-2003     42nd Season

            October - American Composers:

                        Gawthrop- In Quiet Resting Places,  Kilsotoft-  Endless Streams

                        Clausen - a New Creation,                        Lauridsen - Lux Aeterna

            December - 19th Annual Family Christmas Concert

            February - Herring Chamber Ensemble       6th Season

            April - J.S.Bach  St. John Passion

 

2001-2002

            October - Haydn The Creation

            December -  18th Annual Family Christmas

            February - Herring Chamber Ensemble      5th season

            May - Verdi Requiem                 (GSO collaboration, Edvard Tchivzhel conducting)

 

2000-2001  40th Anniversary Season                                bv 20th  Anniversary

            November - The Best of the Best - Chorale Celebrates 40th Anniversary

            December - 17th Annual Family Christmas - Handel’s Messiah (complete)

            February - Herring Chamber Ensemble

            May - Berlioz Requiem  Bingham Vick,Jr., conducting      

                        with Furman Singers, Orchestra   and Greenville Symphony Orchestra

1999-2000

            November:  B.Britten St.Nicolas,  J.S.Bach Magnificat

            16th Annual Family Christmas Concert    (Rutter Gloria)

            Chorale Chamber Ensemble

            Orff Carmina Burana  Edvard Tchivzhel, conducting   (collaboration with GSO)

 

1998-1999

            November: Beethoven Missa Solemnis   B.Vick, Jr. conducting             (collaboration with GSO)

            15th Annual Family Christmas Concert

            Chorale Chamber Ensemble

            Faure Requiem   and   Randall Thompson The Peaceable Kingdom, Alleluia

            Piccolo Spoleto - Thompson The Peaceable Kingdom

 

1997-1998

            November: Max Bruch’s Moses  (modern premier)

            14th Annual Family Christmas Concert

            Chorale Chamber Ensemble  premier

            Mahler Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection Symphony”    Edvard Tchivzhel, cond.  (collaboration with GSO)

 

1996-1997

            November: Music by African-American Composers, Brazeal Dennard,  guest conductor

            13th Annual Christmas concert:  Handel Messiah

            Brahms  Ein deutsches Requiem    B.Vick, Jr., conducting  with Greenville Symphony Orchestra

 

1995-1996

            J.S.Bach  Mass in B Minor

            12th Annual Family Christmas Concert    (Britten A Ceremony of Carols)

            Mahler Symphony No. 8 “Symphony of Thousand”   David Pollitt, cond.     (collaboration with GSO)

 

1994-1995

            September:  Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky    David Pollitt, cond       (collaboration with GSO)

            11th Annual Family Christmas Concert

            Music of American Composers: Clausen A New Creation,   and Irving Berlin

            Verdi Requiem   B.Vick, Jr., conducting                        (collaboration with GSO)

 

1993-1994

            Orff Carmina Burana    (with GSO)           

            10th Annual Family Christmas Concert:  J.S.Bach Magnificat

            Benjamin Britten   War Requiem               South Carolina Premier

 

1992-1993

            October: Salute to America

            9th Christmas Concert:   Handel  Messiah

            La Musique Francaise: Faure, Poulenc Gloria,  Durufle Requiem

            Spoletto Festival in Charleston:    Prokofiev,  Alexander Nevsky  (collaboration with GSO)

 

1991-1992       BV  10th Anniversary

            November:  Mozart Requiem

            8th Annual Family Christmas Concert:  Rutter Magnificat   SC Premier

            Salute to Leonard Bernstein:  Chichester Psalms,  West Side Story

 

1990-1991

            Mozart  Mass in C Minor

            7th Annual Family Christmas Concert:

            Ralph Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem

 

1989-1990

            November: Verdi Requiem

            6th Annual Family Christmas Concert:  Vivaldi Magnificat

            February: Borodin “Polovtsian Dances     with GSO

 

1988-1989

            Handel  Messiah    (first Chorale performance)

            5th Annual Family Christmas Concert

            Haydn Lord Nelson Mass

 

1987-1988

            Brahms A German Requiem

            4th Annual Family Christmas Concert

            Puccini Missa di Gloria,   Haydn Te Deum

            Mahler Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”     (with GSO)

 

1986-1987 .......................................name changed to “Greenville Chorale”

            Beethoven Symphony No. 9 “Choral”    (with GSO)

            3rd Annual Christmas Concert With Greenville Symphony

            Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms,   Faure  Requiem

 

1985-1986

            Bach Christmas Oratorio

            2nd Annual Christmas Concert with Greenville Symphony            BV and Peter Rickett, conducting

            Honegger King David

 

1984-1985

            Verdi Requiem

            FIRST Annual  Family Christmas Concert with Greenville Symphony   

                                                                                                BV and Peter Rickett, conducting

            Handel Judas Maccabaeus

 

1983-1984

            Bruckner Mass in E Minor,  Rutter Gloria,  R.Thompson Peaceable Kingdom

            Orff Carmina Burana

            Haydn The Creation

 

1981-1982 -Bingham Vick, Jr., new conductor and artistic director

             Stravinski A Symphony of Psalms

            J.S.Bach  Mass in B Minor  (Kyrie-Gloria)

 

1981 - Mozart  Requiem

1980 - Schubert  Mass in G

            Haydn  Lord Nelson Mass

            Brahms  Liebeslieder Walzer

 

1979 - Brahms   A German Requiem

 

1977 - Respighi   Laud to the Nativity

            Mendelssohn   The Conversion of St.Paul

            Britten  A Ceremony of Carols

 

1976 - Handel  Israel in Egypt

 

1975 - Faure Requiem

            Bernstein  Chichester Psalms

 

1974 -  Block  Sacred Service

            J.S.Bach  Magnificat

 

1973 - Poulenc  Gloria

            J.S.Bach  Cantata No. 4

 

1972 - Mendelssohn Elijah

 

1971 - Menotti  The Unicorn, Gorgon, & the Manticore

            Beethoven Symphony No. 9

 

1970 - Mozart  Requiem

            Mendelssohn  The Conversion of St.Paul

            Faure   Requiem

 

1969 - Schubert  Mass in G

 

1968 .................................................name changed to “Greenville Civic Chorale”

             Vivaldi Gloria

 

1967 -Milburn Price, Conductor   (1967-1981)

            Verdi Requiem

            J.S.Bach  Magnificat

 

1966 -Patrick Partridge, Conductor

             Verdi Requiem

            performed with Brevard Music Festival


1965 - 66 -  Jerry Langenkamp, Conductor

            invited to perform at International Convention of Rotary International in Atlantic City

            Beethoven -              Symphony No. 9

 

1964 - 1965 -  Haydn Creation

 

1963 - 1964 - Mendelssohn - Elijah

              Brahms -    Liebeslieder Walzer

 

1962-1963 - with Greenville Symphony Orchestra, Beverly Wolff, soloist

 

1961 - 1962   established as project of Rotary Club:               “Rotary Civic Chorale”

            William Jarvis, Founder and Conductor;    David Gibson, accompanist

            Spring concert, 1962        Brahms "A German Requiem"

 

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