Holiday Concert Dec. 5
The Cornell College Orchestra, Concert Choir, and Chamber Singers will perform a Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, in King Chapel. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.
The concert will feature works by Franz Josef Hayden, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Eric Whitacre, Felix Mendelssohn, and more.
The Orchestra, conducted by music professor Martin Hearne, will perform the first movement of Haydn’s Symphony No. 99, excerpts from “L’Arlesienne Suite #2” by Georges Bizet, and “Dance of the Tumblers” by Rimsky-Korsakov.
The Chamber Singers, conducted by music professor Lisa Hearne, will perform “Bogoróditse Djévo” by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt and “The Lamb” by John Tavener. The Concert Choir, also conducted by Lisa Hearne, will perform “Lux Aurumque” by Eric Whitacre and “I Will Lift Mine Eyes” by Jake Runestad.
The combined choir and orchestra will perform Mendelssohn’s “As the Hart Longs,” based on Psalm 42; two traditional carols, “Resonet in Laudibus” and “Ideo, Gloria;” and the concert will close with “Make Our Garden Grow” from Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide.”