Monday, February 6 at 7:00 p.m.
The Church of St. John the Divine
No admission charge
The SJS Upper School Choirs and Chamber Strings will present their annual Choral-Orchestral Festival. Kantorei will perform the programmatic chanson, “La Guerre,” by Clement Janequin, as well as Palestrina’s, “Sicut Cervus.” Chorale will perform John Rutter’s landmark cantata, "Chichester Psalms," accompanied by Donald Doucet on the organ, as well as harp and percussion. Middle School Boy Choir member, Rohit Reddy, will be the featured boy soprano soloist.
Combined US Strings will perform "Traveling" by Michael Kimber, and Advanced Chamber Strings will perform the Albinoni “Adagio” and Benjamin Britten’s "Frolicsome Finale" from “Simple Symphony.”
Joint performances between strings and choirs will include “Duetto” from “Stabat Mater” by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (Les Chanteuses and Combined US Strings); “Ave Verum Corpus” by W.A. Mozart (Kantorei and Advanced Chamber Strings); and “To Music” by Betty Bertaux (All student performers).