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Handel Choir Past Repertoire
2008-2009 Concert Season

Gala Season Opener: A Collaboration with Baltimore Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 3 pm
Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson 21286
2pm pre-concert lecture by Jonathan Palevsky, WBJC Radio

Mozart                     Symphony No. 31 Paris, KV 297 in D Major
Vaughan Williams    Five Mystical Songs
Fauré                        Requiem, Op. 48

Rachel Inselman soprano
William Andrew Stuckey baritone
Handel Choir of Baltimore
Melinda O'Neal conductor
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra
Markand Thakar conductor


O Eternal Fire: The Brilliance of Handel and Bach

Saturday November 8, 2008 at 8pm
First English Lutheran Church
3807 North Charles Street, Baltimore 21218
7pm pre-concert lecture by Daniel Abraham, American University and Bach Sinfonia


Handel     The King shall rejoice
Bach         Cantata BWV 12: Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen
                (Weeping, Crying, Sorrow, Sighing)
Handel     Concerto Grosso Op. 6 no. 12 in B minor
Bach         Cantata BWV 34: O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe
                (O eternal Fire, O source of Love)

Jay White countertenor
Robert Petillo tenor
Phillip Collister bass
Melinda O'Neal conductor
Chandos Singers, Handel Choir of Baltimore and Handel Period Instrument Orchestra


Handel's Messiah

Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 8pm
Church of the Immaculate Conception
200 Ware Avenue, Towson
7pm pre-concert lecture by Jonathan Palevsky, WBJC Radio


Clara Rottsolk soprano
Monica Reinagel alto
Aaron Sheehan tenor
Jason Hardy bass
Handel Choir and Handel Period Instrument Orchestra
Melinda O'Neal conductor


Eternal Rest: Requiem by Duruflé

Sunday March 1, 2009 at 4pm
Grace United Methodist Church
5407 North Charles Street, Baltimore 21210
3pm pre-concert lecture by Karen Kennedy, Towson University


Saint-Sa�ns   Ave Verum Corpus
Messiaen       O Sacrum Convivium
Fauré             Clair de Lune
Berlioz           Choeur de Bergers from Les Francs-Juges
Faur�             Nell
Duruflé          Quatre motets sur des Thèmes Grégoriens
                      Suite for Organ
                      Requiem

Jonathan Moyer organ
Catherine MiEun Choi mezzo-soprano
Robert Cantrell baritone
Chandos Singers and Handel Choir
Melinda O'Neal conductor


A Symphony with Voices: Haydn's Paukenmesse

Sunday May 3, 2009 at 4pm
Towson United Methodist Church
501 Hampton Lane, Towson 21286
3pm pre-concert lecture by Carl B. Schmidt, Towson University


Guest soloists
Haydn          Die Beredsamkeit
                    Schon eilet froh der Akkersmann
                    Eurilda�s Aria
                    Sailor�s Song
                    Abschiedslied
                    Der Augenblick
New Handel Children�s Choir
Mozart         Sehnsucht nach dem Fr�hlinge
                    Alleluia from Exsultate, Jubilate
Handel         Ombra mai f�
Handel Choir, Guest Soloists and Handel Period Instrument Orchestra
Haydn         Paukenmesse [or Missa in tempore belli] in C

Emily Noël soprano
Jenna Lebherz alto
Tony Boutté tenor
Sumner Thompson bass
Joseph Gascho piano and continuo organ
The New Handel Children's Choir
Molly Peterson director
Handel Choir and Handel Period Instrument Orchestra
Melinda O'Neal conductor

Baltimore Office of Promotion & the ArtsBaltimore County Commission on Arts and SciencesHandel Choir of Baltimore is a GuideStar Exchange Member (click here for more info)All programs of the Handel Choir of Baltimore are made possible by support from the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, the Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences and the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts.