Join the Wisconsin Chamber Choir on December 14 for a riveting performance of Vivaldis jubilant Gloria paired with J. S. Bachs luminous Advent cantata, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (Now Come, Savior of the Nations, BWV 61), performed with our professional orchestra, Sinfonia Sacra. One concert only, at 7:30 pm on December 14, at First Unitarian Society Atrium Auditorium, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison, Wisconsin.
Complimenting the Vivaldi and Bach are additional selections, including a unique collection of O AntiphonsLatin prayers for the season of Advent. Strikingly modern compositions by John Tavener, Vytautas Mikinis and Pavel ukaszewski alternate with French Baroque settings by Marc-Antoine Charpentier. Seasonal carols round out the program in arrangements by three of the WCCs favorite composers: Peter Bloesch, Stephen Paulus, and Giles Swayne.
Founded in 1998, the Wisconsin Chamber Choir has established a reputation for excellence in the performance of oratorios by Bach, Handel, Mozart, and Brahms; a cappella works from various centuries; and world-premieres. Artistic Director Robert Gehrenbeck has been hailed by critics for his vibrant and emotionally compelling interpretations of a wide variety of choral masterworks.
Since 2002, the WCC has presented cantatas and oratorios with full orchestra, annually or biennially, including last seasons Christmas Oratorio by J. S. Bach. The players assembled for these performances, known collectively as Sinfonia Sacra, are members of the best regional orchestras, including the Madison Symphony Orchestra, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, the Madison Bach Musicians, the Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble, and Sonata à Quattro.
First Unitarian Society - Atrium Auditorium (View)
900 University Bay Dr
Madison, WI 53705
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