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Zephyrus Concerts for the 2011-2012 Season

ZEPHYRUS PRESENTS
Music for Advent and Christmas

Saturday, December 10, 2011
8:00 p.m.
St. Paul’s Memorial Church
1700 University Avenue
Charlottesville, Virginia

Sunday, December 18, 2011
3:30 p.m.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
7599 Rockfish Gap Turnpike (Rt. 250 West)
Greenwood, Virginia

Tickets are $20 ($15 for students and seniors), available in advance from the New Dominion Bookstore downtown, Greenberry’s Barracks Road, Mincer’s at the Corner, and at the door.
Program
The Angel Gabriel
Angelus ad virginem Cambridge ms., 14th c.
Ave Maria à 4  Josquin des Près (c. 1450-1521)
Magnificat Robert Parsons (c. 1530-1572)
The Rose
Es ist ein Ros  Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
Ther is no rose of swych vertue  15th c. English
A Spotless Rose Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Mary
Ecce virgo concipiet   Cristóbal de Morales (1500-1553)
Gaude virgo Pierre de La Rue (c. 1452-1518)
A Child Is Born
Canite Tuba/Rorate Coeli   G. P. da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Song of the Nuns of Chester Chester ms., c. 1425
Lux aurumque Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
At the Manger
Quem vidistis pastores   Cipriano de Rore (c. 1515-1565)
Joseph lieber, Joseph mein Johann Walter (1496-1570)
O magnum mysterium Tomàs Luis de Victoria
Glad Tidings
Nowell: Owt of your slepe   annonymous (15th c. English)
Hodie Christus natus est Luca Marenzio (c. 1553-1599)

ZEPHYRUS PRESENTS
Sing For Joy: The Motet in Northern Europe

Friday, March 30, 2012
8:00 p.m.
Westminster Presbyterian Church
400 Rugby Road
Charlottesville, Virginia

This concert is a part of the Westminster Organ Concert Series. Zephyrus will present a program of vocal and instrumental music fron the German Baroque.

There is no admission charge for this concert or any concert in the Westminster Organ Concert Series. Howewver, audience members will be encourasged to make a voluntary contribution to the series (NOT to Zephyrus).

Program

Sing for Joy: The Motet in Northern Europe


Zephyrus

Megan Sharp, director

Amy Domingues, viola da gamba
Anthony Harvey, thoerbo & lute
Jonathan Schakel, organ


Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
(1562–1621)


Cantate Domino

Psaume 150: Or soit loué L’Éternel

J. P. Sweelinck

Echo Fantasia in a
J. P. Sweelinck

Tristis est anima mea
Johann Kuhnau
(1660–1722)



Intermission


Chaconne in F major Silvius Leopold Weiß
(1686–1750)


Das ist meine Freude
Johann Ludwig Bach
(1677–1731)


Sonata in a minor Georg Philipp Telemann
(1681–1767)


Jesu meine Freude Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685–1750)


Ample parking is available behind the church, and the sanctuary is wheelchair–accessible. A reception for the artists will follow the concert. For more information, please call (434)963-4690 or visit www.avenue.org/organconcerts.

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