Concert repertoire from April, 1999 through May, 2008

For the list from December 2008 – April, 2019: Programs – 2nd Decade

 1998 – 1999 Season

04/25/99 Debut Concert
(Gary McKercher, conducting)
Luther Memorial Church
Gott ist unser Zuversicht Pachelbel
Lagrime d’Amante al Sepolcro dell’Amata 
Monteverdi
Matra Pictures Kodaly
Wedding Chorus
from In Windsor Forest  Vaughan Williams
Deep River 
arr. Shaw/Parker
Saints Bound for Heaven 
arr. Shaw/Parker
Now I Walk in Beauty (Navajo Prayer) 
Smith

1999 – 2000 Season

11/07/99 Cathedral Classics  Luther Memorial
Kyrie (Summe Deus) 9th Century Gregorian Chant
Gloria
from Missa Pange Lingua Des Pres
Credo
from Misa Criolla Ramirez
Sanctus
from Deutsche Messe David
Benedictus & Osanna
from Mass in G minor Vaughan Williams
Agnus Dei 
9th Century Gregorian Chant
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Collegium Regale)  
Howells
Let God Arise (Chandos Anthem)
Handel
 
 05/07/00 Salute to the Fairest Seasons
First Congregational Church

My Beloved Spake Hadley
Sweet Honey Sucking Bees 
Wilbye
Fair Daffodils 
Britten
Have You Seen the White Lily Grow? 
Fine
The Fountain 
Elgar
To Be Sung on the Water 
Barber
To Be Sung of a Summer Eve on the Water 
Delius
Der Abend 
Brahms
Cade la sera 
Pizzetti
It Was a Lover and His Lass 
Jarrett
The Springtime of the Year Vaughan Williams
Make Our Garden Grow 
Bernstein, arr. Page

2000 – 2001 Season

 11/10/00
Remembrance and Reconciliation
Luther Memorial

L’Homme Armé 15th-century French chanson
Deo Gracias (The Agincourt Carol) 
15th-century English carol
Chester 
Billings
Soldier’s Song (
from the Lark) Bernstein
De Profundis 
Pӓrt
Trois Beaux oiseaux du Paradis 
Ravel
My Love’s in Germany
arr. Wilberg
Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye
arr. Parker
Set Me As a Seal Upon Thine Heart 
Walton
To All, To Each (
from Carols of Death) Schuman
The Peacock 
Kodály
Elégie
from Les Deux Cités Millhaud
Song For Athene 
Tavener
Dona Nobis Pacem 
Bach

 05/12/01
Postcards from Here and Abroad
Grace Episcopal Church

Just as the Tide was Flowing Vaughan Williams
Margoton va t’a l’iau 
Poulenc
La Belle se sied au pied de la tour 
Poulenc
Die Beredsamkeit 
Haydn
Cologne from Tourist Time 
Mechem
Four Slovak Folk Songs 
Bartók
Kde Sú Krávy Moje 
Schimmerling
Las Agachadas 
Copland
Strekotunya-beloboka 
Sviridov
Baïléro 
Canteloube
Rome 
Mechem
Aftonen 
Alfvén
Astri, Mi Astri 
arr. Christiansen
Under the Willow Tree
from Vanessa Barber
Boston 
Mechem
Texas 
Mechem
Shenandoah 
arr. Erb

 2001 – 2002 Season

 

Special September 11 Commemoration
Capitol Theater

Song for Athene Tavener
Dona Nobis Pacem J.S. Bach

11/11/01
 Sacred and Profane –
Five Hundred Years in 59 Minutes
Asbury United Methodist Church

Cantate Domino Monteverdi
I Was Glad 
Purcell
And I Will Exalt Him from Israel in Egypt 
Handel
Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf  
Bach
Laudate Dominum Mozart
Ah, Thou Poor World from Three Motets Brahms
Agnus Dei 
Barber
Si Ch’lo Vorrei Morire 
Monteverdi
Two Glees (‘Tis Women Makes Us Love, Once in Our Lives) 
Purcell
He Saw the Lovely Youth from Theodora 
Handel
Das Bandel, K. 441 
Mozart
Four Songs, Opus 17 
Brahms
The Coolin 
Barber

 11/18/01 Sunday Afternoon Live at the Elvehjem
Radio Broadcast

Cantate Domino Monteverdi
I Was Glad Purcell
And I Will Exalt Him from Israel in Egypt 
Handel
Motet II Der Geirst hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf BWV 226 J.S. Bach
Laudate Dominum Mozart
Ah, Thou Poor World from Three Motets Brahms
Agnus Dei 
Barber
Si Ch’io Vorrei Morire Monteverdi
Two Glees Purcell
  1. Tis Women Make Us Love
  2. Once in our Lives
He Saw the Lovely Youth Handel (From Cantata 201) J.S. Bach
  1. Aria: Zu Tanze, Zu Sprunge J.S. Bach
  2. Chorus: Labt das Herz
Das Bandel Mozart
Der Abend Brahms
The Coolin (The Fair Haired One) Barber

 03/03/02 A Taste of Broadway
First Unitarian Society Meeting House

Medley Rodgers
  It’s a Grand Night for Singing
  Do I Hear a Waltz
  Ten Minutes Ago
  A Wonderful Guy
  Lover
Lost in the Stars Weill
Soon It’s Gonna Rain Schmidt
Medley from My Fair Lady
  Get Me to the Church on Time
  Wouldn’t It Be Loverly
  I’ve Grown Accustomed to Your Face
  The Rain in Spain
  I Could Have Danced All Night

 05/11/02 Viennese Masters
First Unitarian Society Meeting House

Sonata in C Major, K. 521 Mozart
The Stranger’s Gift Howard Helvey World Premiere
The Silent Howard Helvey  World Premiere
8 Variations, op. 35 Franz Schubert
Neue Liebeslieder Waltzer op. 65 Brahms

2002 – 2003 Season

 10/26/02 The Carnegie Cultural Center
New Hampton, Iowa

L’Homme Arme Anon.
Gloria (Missa Pange Lingua) des Prez
Cantate Domino Monteverdi
I Was Glad Purcell
Laudate Dominum Mozart
And I Will Exalt Him Handel
Eloquence Haydn
Der Abend Brahms
The Foundation Elgar
Kde Su Kravy Moje Schimmerling
Shenandoah arr. Erb
Strekotunya-beleboka Sviridov
Soon It’s Gonna Rain Schmidt
Medley from My Fair Lady arr. Huff
Deep River arr. Shaw/Parker

 11/14/02 St. Albert the Great Catholic Church 
Sun Prairie

L’Homme Arme Anon
Gloria from Missa Pange Lingua 
des Prez
I Was Glad 
Purcell
Laudate Dominum 
Mozart
And I Will Exalt Him 
Handel
Eloquence Haydn
Der Abend 
Brahms
The Fountain 
Elgar
I Want to be a Prima Donna
Herbert
Shenandoah arr. Erb
Kde Du Kravy Moje Schimmerling
Medley from My Fair Lady Lerner and Loewe
Deep River arr. Shaw/Parker

 12/15/02 Weihnachts Oratorium (Parts I, II, III) 
J. S. Bach   
Luther Memorial Church

02/23/03 A Festival of Music 2002-2003 Concert Series 
Rochester, Minnesota

L’Homme Arme Anon
Gloria from Missa Pange Lingua 
des Prez
I Was Glad 
Purcell
Laudate Dominum 
Mozart
And I Will Exalt Him 
Handel
Eloquence 
Haydn
Der Abend 
Brahms
The Fountain 
Elgar
Kde Du Kravy Moje 
Schimmerling
Shenandoah arr. 
Erb
Strekotunya-beleboka 
Sviridov
Soon It’s Gonna Rain 
Schmidt arr. by Huff
Medley from My Fair Lady 
Lerner and Loewe
Deep River arr. Shaw/Parker

 03/09/03 Southern Harmony
Folk Hymns and Spirituals from 19th Century America
Covenant Presbyterian Church

Sing To The Lord tune: Dunlap’s Creek arr. Parker
Good Morning, Brother Pilgrim 
arr. Parker 
Come and Taste  
arr. Parker
Come Away to the Skies 
arr. Parker
O Happy Souls  
arr. Parker
God is Seen  
arr. Parker
Shout On 
arr. Parker
Come Ye That Love the Lord 
arr. Parker
Deep River 
arr. Parker/Shaw
John Saw Duh Numbuh 
arr. Parker/Shaw
Soon One Mornin’ 
arr. Kubik
Ezekiel Saw de Wheel 
arr. Dawson
 Linda PalmerSometimes I Feel Like I Wanna Go Home 
arr. Scott
Great Day 
arr. Martin

03/30/03 Zona Gale Center
Portage, Wisconsin 

(Music from the past two seasons)

 Linda Palmer05/11/03 Salute to the Fairest Seasons II
A Choral Celebration of Spring and Summer
Trinity Lutheran

Yver, vous n’estes qu’un villain from Trois Chansons Debussy
We Come; In These Delightful Pleasant Groves from The Libertine Purcell
Sweet Honey Sucking Bees 
Wilbye
Le Chant des oyseaux 
Janequin
In Pride of May 
Weelkes
My Beloved Spake 
Hadley
Ejszaka 
Ligeti
Reggel 
Ligeti
O schöne Nacht 
Brahms
O süsser Mai Brahms
Walking on the Green Grass 
Hennagin
 The Springtime of the Year 
Vaughan Williams
Strekotunya-beleboka 
Sviridov

2003 – 2004 Season

10/26/03 From Cambri to Broadway 
Christ Episcopal Church
Delavan, Wisconsin

 Selections from previous repertoire

12/14/03 Christmas Oratorio
(Parts I, II, and V)
J.S. Bach
Luther Memorial Church

 

 Linda Palmer02/07/04 Concert at St. Mark Lutheran Church
Rockford, Illinois

Selections from previous repertoire

 03/14/04 Whiffenpoofs! 
Songs from the American and European Glee Club Tradition
Covenant Presbyterian

Whiffenpoof Song Galloway
Four Songs for Women’s Voices 
Brahms
    The Harp Resounds with Wild Refrain 
    Songs from Twelfth Night
    The Gardener
    Song from Fingal
Petites Voix 
Poulenc
    En rentrant de l’ecole
    La petite fille sage
    Le herisson
Duetto Buffo di Due Gatti (Cat Duet) 
Rossini
Drinking Song (Back and Side Go Bare) Vaughan Williams
Nachthelle, D. 892 
Schubert
Clic, clac, dansez sabots 
from Sept chansons Poulenc
I Wish I was Single Again 
arr. Tom Scott
Si, ritrovarla io giuro 
Rossini
The Parting Glass 
arr. Parker

 Linda Palmer05/22/04 A Concert of Great Choral Music
First Congregational Church

Stabat Mater Palestrina
from Vespers Rachmaninoff
     IV. Gladsome Light
    VII. Glory to God in the Highest
    II. Bless the Lord, O My Soul
Due Composizioni Corali 
Pizzetti
Symphony of Psalms 
Stravinsky

2004 – 2005 Season

 09/26/04 Voices of Madison Gala Opening of Overture Center

Strekotunya beloboka (Magpie Chatter) Sviridov
Il gardino di Afrodite 
Pizetti
Svete tihiy (Gladsome Light) 
Rachmaninoff
Walkin’ on the Green Grass Hennagin
Shout On! 
arr. Parker 

11/7/2004 A Cappella Favorites:
The Best of WCC 1998-2004
St. Benedict’s Catholic Church
Fontana, Wisconsin

11/13/04 A Cappella Favorites:
The Best of WCC 1998–2004
Covenant Presbyterian Church

L’Homme Arme Anonymous 12th Century
Stabat Mater 
Palestrina
from Deutsche Messe David
    Gloria 
    Sanctus
from Vespers Rachmaninoff
    IV. Gladsome Light
    VII. Glory to God in the Highest
Three American Folk Hymns 
arr. Parker
    Sing to the Lord
    Come Away to the Skies
    Shout On
We Come; In these Delightful Pleasant Groves Purcell
Due Composizioni Corali Pizzetti
    Il giardino di Afrodite
    Piena sorgeva la luna
The Silent; Helvey
The Stranger’s Gift Helvey
O süsser Mai (Op. 93a, No.3) Brahms
Walkin’ on the Green Grass Hennagin
Sometimes I Feel Like I Wanna Go Home arr. Tom Scott
Strekotunya beloboka (Magpie Chatter) Sviridov
Now I Walk in Beauty Smith 

 04/24/05 Mass in B Minor
J. S. Bach
First Congregational Church

2005 – 2006 Season

10/23/05 Songs of Lamentation
and Veneration 
St. James Catholic Church

 Linda PalmerAlma Redemptoris Mater Palestrina
The Lamentation of Jeremiah 
Tallis
Ave Regina Coelorum 
de la Rue
Missa Super Ave Maris Stella 
Des Prez
Regina Coeli 
Guerrero
Magnificat Primi toni 
Morales
Salve Regina Victoria

 12/09/05 Welcome All Wonders
Luther Memorial Church

Hodie Christus Natus Est Britten
Hodie Christus Natus Est 
Palestrina
O Magnum Mysterium 
Gabrieli
A Hymn to the Mother of God 
Tavener
The Rose 
Paynter
Beata es Virgo 
Gabrieli
Hark! Unto Us a Child is Born 
Peeters
There Fell a Heavenly Dew 
Peeters
Noe, Noe! Pastores, Cantate Domino 
Bouzignac
The shepherds Sing 
Susa
Benedicamus Domino 
Warlock
The Fader of Heven 
Davies
Hacia Belen va un borrico 
arr. Shaw-Parker
Jesu Parvule 
Koszewski
The Carol of the Birds 
arr. Shaw-Parker
Wassail Carol 
Mathias
Silent Night 
arr. Sargent

 03/19/06 March Madness
St. Thomas Aquinas

Lagrime d’Amante al se polcro dell Amata Monteverdi
1.     Incenerite spoglie, avara tomba
2.     Ditelo, o fiumi, e voi ch’udiste Glauco
3.     Dara la note il sol lume alla terra
4.     Ma te raccoglie, o ninfa, in grembo ‘l cielo
5.     O Chiome d’or, neve gentil del seno
6.     Dunque, amate reliquie, un mar di pianto
in time of Sametz
Now Show Us Your Rainbow Zaheri World Premiere
Der Abend Strauss
Trois Chansons Debussy
1.     Dieu qu’il la fait bon regarder
2.     Quant j’ai ouy le tabourin
3.     Yver, vous n’estes qu’un villain

 05/20/06 A Concert of Great Choral Music 
First Congregational Church

Schaffe in mir, Gott Brahms
from Les Chansons des Roses Lauridsen
    III. De Ton Reve Trop Plein
    IV. La Rose Complete
    V. Dirait-on
Reincarnations 
Barber
    Mary Hynes
    Anthony O’Daly
    The Coolin (The Fair Haired One)
Dixit Dominus 
Handel

2006 – 2007 Season

 11/19/06 Benjamin Britten and Friends
St. Thomas Aquinas Church

A Hymn to the Virgin Britten
from Five Flower Songs Britten
     1. To Daffodils
     4. The Evening Primrose
Der Tanz 
Schubert
Des Tages Weihe 
Schubert
Lebenslust (Joy of Living) 
Schubert 
Rejoice in the Lamb 
Britten
Scene of the Drunken Poet from The Fairy Queen 
Purcell
Chorale Britten
Festival Te Deum Britten
Ave Verum Corpus 
Mozart
Oliver Cromwell 
Britten

 01/13/07 Wisconsin Choral Directors Association Convention 
Bethel Lutheran Church

Der Tanz Schubert
Des Tages Weihe 
Schubert
Festival Te Deum 
Britten
Scene of the Drunken Poet 
Purcell
Loss and Gain Burrill
Now I Walk In Beauty Smith

 03/24/07 Viva Italia –
Celebrating the Pre-eminence of Italian
Vocal Composers Over Five Centuries
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Il Zabaione Musicale (1604) Banchieri
Amor Vittorioso (1591) 
Gastoldi
Tirsi e Clori (from 7th Book of Madrigals) 
Monteverdi
Quando men vo (from La Boheme) 
Puccini
Due Composizioni Corali 
Pizzetti
    1. Il Giardino di Afrodite
    2. Piena sorgeva la luna
Bella siccome un angelo from Don Pasquale 
Donizetti
La ci darem la man from Don Giovanni 
Mozart
La Passeggiata 
Rossini
Pater Noster 
Verdi
I Gondolieri 
Rossini
Contrappunto Bestiale alla Mente from Festino (1608) 
Banchieri
Steal Me, Sweet Thief 
Menotti
A Jubilant Song Dello Joio 

 05/19/07 A Little Nonsense
Trinity Lutheran Church

Eloquence Haydn
from Nonsense Petrassi
    1. There was a Young Lady
    3. There was an Old Man of Cape Horn
    5. There was an Old Maid of Stroud
Feller of Fortune 
arr. Somers
Selections from Much Ado About Nothings 
Luboff
    Something Lovely
   Age Before Beauty
   Centipede
   My Aunt
  Tally Ho
 El Hambo Mantyjarvi                         
Geographical Fugue Toch
Four Cautionary Tales and a Moral 
Lehmann
    Rebecca
    Jim
    Matilda
   Henry King
   Charles Augustus
Lime Jello Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise  
Bolcom
A Chorister’s Covert Concert Mabry
Farewell Overture Belmont

2007 2008 Season

 12/08/07 Reflections of the Heart
(Joseph Testa, conducting)
with Edgewood Madrigal Singers
Trinity Lutheran Church

Cantate Domino Sweelinck
O admirabile commercium Handl
Veni Nystedt
 For My Brother, Reported Missing In Action Kreutz
Island In Space Mechem
Beati quorum via Stanford
What Cheer? Walton
Sing With Joy, Glad Vices Lift Distler
Hymne à la Vierge Villette
Villancico de la Falta de Fe Falú
Llega la Navidad! Diaz, arr. Guzmán
Deck the Hall Rutter 

 12/09/07 A Choral Christmas Concert 
(Joseph Testa, conducting)
Edgewood College

Selections from 12/8 concert

 

12/22/07 Community Hymn Sing

(Joseph Testa, conducting)
Overture Hall

 unknown04/26/08 Wisconsin Connections:
Six Centuries of Great Music (Robert Gehrenbeck, Conducting) 
First Methodist Church

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

05/11/08  Wisconsin Connections:
Six Centuries of Great Music
Trinity Lutheran Church, Madison

 Surgens Jesus  Lasso
Timor et Tremor Lasso
Gott im Ungewitter Schubert
Afferentur regi Bruckner
Pange lingua Bruckner
Lobet den Herrn, BWV 230 Bach
We’re All Here Hagen
Selections from Due West Chatman
    Prairie Lullaby
    Chickadee
    Sunset
Arroz con leche
  Guastavino
El Guayaboso Lopez-Gavilan