Evening Concert

These Holiday Specials: “The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of The Winter Solstice” & “Welcome Christmas” pre-empt the “Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center” and “Early Music Now”


Tonight at 7:00 on FM 90.9 we pre-empt our usual Sunday night programs to bring you two Holiday specials: “The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice” and “Welcome Christmas”. You’ll hear “The Wexford Carol” and other selections and Nico Muhly's nativity cantata "The Faire Starre”.

Sunday December 22: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is pre-empted for this Holiday Special:

The Christmas Revels: In Celebration of The Winter Solstice (from PRI)

Poem: Viking Invocation (Patrick Swanson), Matt Winberg, Noni Lewis, Sarah Morrisette, Christopher Kandra

Mitt Hjerte Alltid Vanker (My Heart Always Wanders) (Norwegian Traditional/Hans Adolph Brorson)

Den Signade Dag (The Blessed Day) (Swedish Medieval), Sunniva Brynnel, singer and accordion

The Brave Ship (Finnish Medieval/Susan Cooper)

I Denne Sote Juletid (In This Blessed Yuletide) (Norwegian Traditional/Hans Adolph Brorson)

Spurven Sidder Stum Bag Kvist (The Sparrow Sits Silently On The Bough) (Thorvald Aagaard/Jeppe Aakjaer)

Sankt Staffans Visa (Saint Stephen's Song) (Swedish Traditional), David Coffin and Sunniva Brynnel, singers

Puer Nobis (Unto Us A Child) (Finnish Medieval/Susan Cooper); Soggy's Slip Jig (Sean Og Graham)

The Wexford Carol (Irish Traditional); There's A Big Ship Sailing (English Traditional)

Miss Monaghan's Reel/The Liffey Banks (Irish Traditional);

Don Oiche Ud I mBeithil (That Night In Bethlehem) (Irish Traditional)

Pastime with Good Company (King Henry VIII), Washington, D.C., Revels; Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

Tosse The Pot (Thomas Ravenscroft), Washington, D.C., Revels; Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

As I Sat on A Sunny Bank (English Traditional), Children of Washington, D.C., Revels; Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

The Contest of The Holly And The Ivy (Holly And His Merry Men) (English Medieval/John Fleagle)

Le Brandevin (The Brandywine) (Robert Amyot), Washington, D.C., Revels; Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

The Old Year Now Away Is Fled (English Traditional), Washington, D.C., Revels; Piffaro

Allemande I, from Danceries, Book 3 (Claude Gervaise), Washington, D.C., Revels; Piffaro

Riu, Riu, Chiu (Spanish Traditional), Fred Goff, singer

Taqsim Bayati Dziri Oraq (Improvised Prelude on a Traditional Arabic Melodic Mode), Rachid Halihal, voice and oud

Hazeremos Una Merenda (We're Having A Party)/Quita'l Tas (Bring Out The Plate) (Sephardic Jewish Traditional)

Poem: The Shortest Day (Susan Cooper), David Coffin, reciter

The Sussex Mummers' Carol (English Traditional)


Early Music Now is pre-empted for a Holiday Special:

Welcome Christmas (from APM)

VocalEssence/ Philip Brunelle, conductor

Daniel Kantor: Night of Silence

Bob Chilcott: The Heart-In-Waiting

Nico Muhly: The Faire Starre

Allan Bullard:  A Light for Today

Mark Shepperd: O Jesus So Sweet, O Jesus So Mild

Rodrigo Cadet: Navidad Mexicana

Stephen Shewan: The Little Cradle Rocks Tonight        

Stephen Paulus: Sing, Hevin Imperial