Baylor's Concert Choir and Bella Voce in Virtual Concert

November 5, 2020
The Baylor University Concert Choir and Baylor Bella Voce will stream a joint concert, “Choral Reflections During a Pandemic,” on Thursday, November 12, beginning at 7:30 p.m. These two ensembles are conducted by Lynne Gackle, Director of Choral Activities. The accompanist is Maggie Stith, and the graduate conductors are Jenna Hernández and Will McLean.
Opening the program will be the 89-voice Concert Choir with “Canticum Novum” (“Sing to the Lord a New Song”) by contemporary Swiss composer Ivo Antognini, “In Paradisum” by American composer Z. Randall Stroope, and then (with Jenna Hernández conducting) the four-part song “Die Warnung” (“The Warning”) by the great Austrian master Franz Joseph Haydn.
Also to be heard are the Concert Choir’s performances of “I Dream A World” by American composer André Thomas, “Here” by American composer Joshua Rist (as conducted by Will McLean), and “You Do Not Walk Alone” by American composer Elaine Hagenberg.
The 24-voice women’s choir, Bella Voce, will sing “Lux Aeterna” by Michelle Roueché of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, “Ave Maria” by German composer Simon Wawer, “Christ, the Apple Tree” by American composer Stanford Scriven, and “I Am the Wind” by Elaine Hagenberg.
The concert by the Baylor University Concert Choir and Bella Voce was pre-recorded and will be streamed this one time only. To join the virtual audience, simply visit the School of Music website by clicking here.
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