Spring Chorus Concert: Passover Eastertide & Liberation

Event Details:

Location: The Cathedral of Christ the Light

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2022

Time: 8 pm



Mah Nishtanah Ashkenazic
melody, arr. by Joshua Jacobson

Gia White and Linda Lipner

Loyisa Goy
Hebrew Folk Song, arr. by Michael Isaacson

Samachti B’omrim Li
by Charles Osborne 

Yom Gila
Sephardic folk song, arr. by Simon A. Sargon

L’Dor Vador
by Meir Finkelstein, arr. by Joshua Jacobson 

Jim Stenson, Karen Rossi, Ricardo Pastor, Ken Saltzstine

Praise God, Hallelujah
Robert Schoen 

Sim Shalom
Jewish Folk Song, arr. by John Leavitt

The Song of the Sea
by Cory A. Weiss

Susan Hernandez and Suzanne Freedman

Go Down, Moses
African American Spiritual, arr. by David Eddleman

Israel in Egypt
G. F. Handel 

He smote all the first-born of Egypt
But the waters overwhelmed their enemies
And Israel saw that great work
And believed the Lord and His servant Moses


G. F. Handel

He trusted in God that He would deliver him
Since by Man came Death
Worthy is the Lamb that was slain. Amen. 

Sanctuary Road
Music by Paul Moravec
Libretto by Mark Campbell
Inspired by William Still’s The Underground Railroad Records. Commissioned for and by the Oratorio Society of New York through the generous support of Joanne Spellun.

I Waited
Ensemble (Interview 3)
War Interlude

Oakland Symphony Chamber Chorus
Swen Erwin, Narrator (William Still)
Kymry Esainko, Piano
Ward Spangler, Percussion

Dr. Lynne Morrow

chorus director

Oakland Symphony Chorus

Oakland Symphony Chorus Chamber Singers

Lynne Morrow, Chorus Director

Swen Ervin



General Admission $25
At the Door $30