“A Chanticleer Christmas” and “Welcome Christmas” featuring VocalEssence.
Thursday December 23:
Los Angeles Philharmonic (LAP 21-12)
A Chanticleer Christmas
This one-hour program of holiday favorites, new and old, will be presented live in concert by Chanticleer, the superb 12-man ensemble known as "an orchestra of voices." Chanticleer is one of the premiere vocal ensembles in the nation. The ensemble has won two Grammys and is a member of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame.
Welcome Christmas VocalEssence, conducted by Philip Brunelle
Anon., arr. Alice Parker: Resonet in Laudibus (Let voices sound with joy)
Trad. arr. Alice Parker & Robert Shaw: Angels We Have Heard on High
Carl Schalk: Before the Marvel of This Night; Michael Fink: What Sweeter Music
John Rutter: Carol of the Magi; When Music Sounds
Stephen Paulus: O Little Town of Bethlehem; Sing Hallelu; Wishes and Candles; Sing, Hevin Imperial
Anon., arr. G. Phillip Shoultz: Creator of the Stars of Night
Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night; Mitchell Southall: In Silent Night
Paul Manz: E’en So; Mark Sirett: Thou Shalt Know Him; Paul Lohman: What Child Behold