Oakland Symphony Chorus Spring Concert

Event Details:

Location: The Cathedral of Christ the Light

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 8 pm

Program:

Songs of Freedom

Abide With Me
Words by Henry F. Lyte, 1847
Music by William H. Monk, 1861
Arr. Moses Hogan

Ain’t That Good News
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

Every Time I Feel the Spirit
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

Exsultate Deo  
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Edited by John Finley Williams

Deep River
Negro Spiritual
Arr. Brian Trant

De Profundis
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

My Lord, What a Morning
Negro Spiritual
Harmonized and Arranged by H. T. Burleigh

Pater Noster
Igor Stravinsky

Hear My Prayer
Words and Music by Moses Hogan

Do Lord Remember Me
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

Sicut Cervus
Palestrina  

Wade in the Water
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

Super flumina Babylonis
Palestrina  

Steal Away
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

In Dat Great Gittin’ Up Mornin’
Jester Hairston (1901-2000)

INTERMISSION

Hush!
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Alice Parker

Elijah Rock
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Jester Hairston

Standing in the Need of Prayer
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

Ain’t Got Time to Die
Words and Music by Hall Johnson
Arr. John Purifoy

Exaltabo te, Domine
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

I Want Jesus to Walk w/Me
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

O Salutaris Hostia
Gioacchino Rossini
Edited by Herbert Zipper

Soon Ah Will Be Done
William Dawson

Locus Iste
Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)

Ezekiel Saw de Wheel
William L. Dawson
Set for Chorus by William L. Dawson

Amazing Grace
John Newton, 1779
Arr. Edwin O. Excell  (1851-1921)

Walk Together, Children
Traditional Spiritual
Arr. Moses Hogan

Oakland Symphony Chorus
Lynne Morrow, Chorus Director

African American spirituals date back to 1600’s colonial America, making them contemporaneous with well-known European choral works. Tonight’s concert interlaces the music by theme, showing the Spirituals next to other works exploring similar religious topics such as: spiritual longing, the importance of water, and vigorous praise of God.

Lynne Morrow

Chorus Director

GA Admission - In Advance 20
GA Admission - At the Door 25
Youth Under 18 Free