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September 21, 2019 @ 7:30 PM| $15 Get Tickets
TIMOTHY J. ROBBLEE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR
Winchester at 275
Shenandoah Conservatory’s vocal and choral ensembles, under the direction of Matt Oltman, Karen Keating and Jeff Marlatt, join the Wind Ensemble to celebrate Winchester’s 275th birthday. The concert features music from the northern Shenandoah Valley, as well as music written and performed around the world at the time of Winchester’s founding. Highlights include popular works written and recorded in Winchester; Variations on America by Charles Ives; Southern Harmony, a shape note-inspired work for wind ensemble by Donald Grantham; Bach’s intimate and tender fifth motet, Komm, Jesu, Komm (BWV 229), choral masterpieces from the Mexican Baroque; music by Shenandoah University Professor Emeritus, William Averitt; and a culminating beloved work for combined choirs and band.
Johann Sebastian Bach: Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV 229
Paul McCartney: Yesterday
William Averitt: Bound Unto Canaan
Manuel de Sumaya: Sol fa de Pedro
Manuel de Sumaya: De las flores
Mike Reid, Allen Shamblin (arr. Erin Bentlage and Ben Bram): I Can’t Make You Love Me
Stefani Germanotta, Jeppe Laursen, Paul Blair, Fernando Garibay (arr. Ben Bram): Born This Way
Donald Grantham: Southern Harmony
Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Alfred Reed): Komm, süsser Tod, BWV 478
Charles Ives (orchestrated William Schumann, transcr. William E. Rhoads): Variations on “America”
Johann Sebastian Bach (transcr. Donald Hunsberger): Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582
Traditional Tune “New Britain”: Amazing Grace
Accommodations for disabilities may be arranged by contacting the Box Office at least three days prior to the performance.
Photos by C. King Photography