Symphonic Chorus Performances


The Shortening Winter's Day is Near a Close (1903), by Joseph Farquharson

Fall 2014

Stanford Symphonic Chorus and the Peninsula Symphony: holiday concert

  • Felix Mendelsshon-Bartholdy, Lobgesang (Hymn of Praise)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, excerpts from The Nutcracker
  • Gustav Holst, Christmas Day

Directed by Stephen M. Sano and Mitchell Sardou Klein

Concerts:

Friday 21 November 2014, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Church

Sunday 23 November 2014, 1:30 p.m., Memorial Church


Spring 2014, SSC with Stanford Chamber Chorale, Craig Jessop directing, Vaughan Williams and Holst

Spring 2014

Stanford Symphonic Chorus and the Stanford Chamber Chorale: The Holy City: A Festival of English Choral Music

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sancta Civitas
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
  • Gustav Holst, The Hymn of Jesus
  • Gustav Holst, Psalm 148

Directed by Craig Jessop and performed in collaboration with the Stanford Chamber Chorale and Ragazzi Boys Chorus, with Kenneth Goodson, baritone.

Concerts:

Friday 16 May 2014, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Church


Giuseppe Verdi

Winter 2014

Giuseppe Verdi, Messa da Requiem

With soloists from the Mongolian National Opera:

  • Naranchimeg Shirmen, soprano
  • Aryuna Tsedenjapova, mezzo-soprano
  • Davaadorj Myagmarsuren, tenor
  • Khurelbaatar Oyunchimeg, bass

Concerts:

Friday 28 February 2014, 7:30 p.m., Bing Concert Hall

Sunday 02 March 2014, 1:30 p.m., Memorial Church


Stanford Symphonic Chorus and Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Fall 2013 Concert Poster

Fall 2013

Ernest Bloch, Sacred Service (Avodath Hakodesh)

  • Stephen Saxon, cantor

Concerts:

Friday 22 November 2013, 7:30 p.m., Bing Concert Hall

Sunday 24 November 2013, 2:30 p.m., Bing Concert Hall


Beethoven

Spring 2013

Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D minor

Concerts:

Friday 31 March 2013, 8:00 p.m., Bing Concert Hall

Saturday 1 June 2013, 8:00 p.m., Bing Concert Hall

Sunday 2 June 2013, 7:00 p.m., Bing Concert Hall


Beethoven

Winter 2013

Beethoven, Mass in C, Op. 86

  • Clare Kelm, soprano
  • Wendy Hillhouse, mezzo-soprano
  • Chester Pidduck, tenor
  • Steven Goodman, baritone

Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 in F Major "Pastorale," Op. 68

Concerts:

Friday 15 March 2013, 8:00 p.m., Bing Concert Hall

Sunday 17 March 2013, 2:30 p.m., Bing Concert Hall


Rendering of the Bing Concert Hall. © Polshek Partnership Architects

Opening Weekend—Bing Concert Hall

The Stanford Symphonic Chorus, directed by Stephen Sano, performs, for the opening weekend of the Bing Concert Hall, Vaughan Williams’s Serenade to Music and Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2.

Concert:

Sunday 13 January 2013, 7:00 p.m., Bing Concert Hall


Stanford Symphonic Chorus Fall 2012 Concert Poster

Fall 2012

Gabriel Fauré, Requiem, Op. 48

Wolfgang Mozart’s Solemn Vespers, K. 339

Concerts:

Friday 16 November 2012, 8 p.m., Stanford Memorial Church

Sunday 18 November 2012, 1:30 p.m., Stanford Memorial Church


Stanford Symphonic Chorus Spring 2012 Concert

Spring 2012

Robert Schumann, Mass in C minor, Opus 147

    • Lydia Zodda, Soprano
    • Norman De Vol, Tenor
    • Michael Morris, Bass

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture

Haydn, Cello Concerto in D Major, Hob.VIIb/2

  • Jennifer Miyahira Townsend, Cello

Concert:

Wednesday 23 May 2012, 8 p.m., Stanford Memorial Church


Stanford Symphonic Chorus and Stanford Symphony Orchestra Winter 2012 Concert

Winter 2012

Anton Bruckner, Mass No. 3 in F Minor

  • Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus, conducted by Jindong Cai
    • Christine Abraham, Soprano
    • Malin Fritz, Alto
    • Brian Thorsett, Tenor
    • Paul Murray, Bass

J.S. Bach, Fantasia & Fugue in C Minor (BWV 537), arranged by Edward Elgar

Concerts:

Friday 24 February 2012, 8 p.m., Stanford Memorial Church

Saturday 25 February 2012, 8 p.m., Stanford Memorial Church


Stanford Symphonic Chorus and Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert

Fall 2011

Holiday Concert

  • Brian Holmes, Come Christmas (premier)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols
  • John Rutter, Blow, blow, though winter wind
  • John Rutter, Good Ale
  • Philip Lane, Wassail Dances (instrumental)
  • Jeffrey Fields, baritone
  • Lydia Zodda, soprano

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein music director.

Concerts:

Friday 18 November 2011, 8 p.m., Stanford Memorial Church

Sunday 20 November 2011, 1:30 p.m., Stanford Memorial Church


Stanford Symphonic Chorus and Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Great Moments in Opera Program

Spring 2011

Opera Choruses

  • Leoncavallo, Pagliacci: Bell Chorus
  • Verdi, Il Trovatore: Anvil Chorus
  • Verdi, Aïda: Triumphal March
  • Gounod, Faust: Kermesse
  • Bizet, Carmen: Smugglers' Chorus
  • Bizet, Carmen: March of the Toreadors
  • Bizet, Carmen: Toreador: “Votre Toast”
  • Plus arias for Heidi Moss, soprano, and Eugene Brancoveanu, baritone.

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein music director.

Concerts:

Friday 13 May 2011, 8 p.m. San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 North Delaware Street, San Mateo, CA

Saturday 14 May 2011, 8 p.m. Flint Center, 21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA


Stanford Symphonic Chorus and Symphony Orchestra All Brahms Program

Winter 2011

Brahms, Nänie and Schicksalslied

Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn

  • With the Stanford Symphony Orchestra

Concerts:

25 and 26 February 2011, Memorial Church, 8 p.m.


Fall 2010, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Hodie and The Lark Ascending

Fall 2010

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Hodie

  • Elyse Nakajima, soprano
  • Brian Thorsett, tenor
  • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending

  • Scott St. John, violin

Gabrieli, Music for Brass

Concerts:

19 and 21 November 2010, Memorial Church, 8 p.m.


Spring 2010, Hector Berlioz, Grand Messe des Mortes, Op.5 (Requiem), plus Mark Applebaum, Martian Anthropology; in memoriam J. Karla Lemon, 1954-2009

Spring 2010

Hector Berlioz, Grande messe des morts (Requiem)

  • Jimmy Kansau, tenor

Mark Applebaum, Martian Anthropology 2

  • Stanford Symphony Orchestra
  • Stanford Symphonic Chorus
  • Stanford University Singers
  • Jindong Cai, conductor

Concerts:

21 and 22 May 2010, Memorial Church, 8 p.m.


Concert Poster Winter 2010

Winter 2010

Beethoven, The Creatures of Prometheus Overture

Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major

  • Robin Sharp, violin

Beethoven, Mass in C Major

  • Nova Jiménez, soprano
  • Megan Stetson, mezzo-soprano
  • Brian Thorsett, tenor
  • Michael Morris, baritone

Concerts:

26 and 27 February 2010, Memorial Church


Concert Poster Fall 2009

Fall 2009

Anton Reicha, Missa pro defunctis

JS Bach, selected choruses from Die heilige Weynacht

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 20 November, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday 22 November.


Concert Poster Fall 2009

Spring 2009

Mozart, Coronation Mass

Haydn Te Deum and Overture to Armida

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 15 May 2009


Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival, Winter 2009

Winter 2009

Tan Dun, Water Concerto for Water Percussion and Orchestra

  • Stanford Symphony Orchestra
  • Haruka Fuji, water percussion
  • Jindong Cai, conductor

Joji Yuasa, Cosmic Solitude

  • Stanford Symphony Chorus
  • Stanford Symphony Orchestra
  • Michael Morris, baritone
  • Stephen M. Sano, conductor

Zoltán Kodály, Missa Brevis

  • Stanford Symphony Chorus
  • Stanford Symphony Orchestra
  • Kimberly Johnson, Lydia Zodda, Alejandra Martinez, sopranos
  • Claire Giovannetti, mezzo-soprano
  • Norman DeVol, tenor
  • Michael Morris, baritone
  • Stephen M. Sano, conductor

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 27 February and Saturday 28 February


Concert Poster Fall 2009

Fall 2008

Brian Holmes, Amherst Requiem, Premiere

Aaron Copland, Quiet City

Leonard Bernstein, Chichester Psalms

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 21 November, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday 23 November


Spring 2008 (Program #2)

Zhou Long, Cosmic Flames

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 30 May and Saturday 31 May

With the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, Jindong Cai, music director and conductor, and Stanford Taiko.


Spring 2008 (Program #1)

Carl Orff, Carmina Burana

Concerts:

8 p.m. Saturday 26 April, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday 27 April

With the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, Jindong Cai, music director and conductor, and the Jin Xing Dance Company. These concerts are part of Stanford's Lively Arts concert series.


Winter 2008, Carl Orff, Carmina Burana

Winter 2008

Carl Orff, Carmina Burana

  • Diane Squires, soprano
  • Brian Staufenbiel, tenor
  • Jeffrey Fields, bass
  • Cantabile Youth Singers, Elena Sharkova, director

Henri Vieuxtemps, Violin Cncerto

  • Christina Ho, violin

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 8 February, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday 10 February, Dinkelspiel Auditorium.

With the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, Jindong Cai, music director and conductor, and the Stanford University Singers, Martin Fraile, conductor.


Fall 2007

Ralph Vaughn Williams, Fantasia on Greensleeves

Maurice Ravel, Pavane pour une infante defunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess)

Gustav Holst, Brook Green Suite

Maurice Ravel, Ma Mere l'Oye (Mother Goose Suite)

Francis Poulenc, Gloria

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 30 November, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday 2 December

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein, music director and conductor.


Spring 2007, Stanford Symphonic Chorus, Rutter Requiem, Spring 2007

Spring 2007

William Walton, Crown Imperial

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Five Mystical Songs

John Rutter, Requiem

  • Stephen M. Sano, conductor
  • Georgia Duan, soprano
  • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 18 May, Memorial Church


Stanford Symphonic Chorus, Tippet, A Child of Our Time, Winter 2007

Winter 2007

Sir Michael Tippett, A Child of Our Time

  • Juyeon Song, soprano
  • Kendall Gladen, mezzo soprano
  • Noah Stewart, tenor
  • Jeremy Galyon, bass

Gustav Mahler, Adagietto from Symphony No. 5

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 9 & 10 March, 8 p.m., Stanford Memorial Church

With the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, Jindong Cai, music director and conductor.


Dvorak, Mass in D Major, Fall 2006

Fall 2006

Dvorák, Mass in D Major, Op. 86

  • Emily Ford Dirks, soprano
  • Janet Campbell, mezzo soprano
  • Trey Costerisan, tenor
  • Michael Morris, bass

Handel, Messiah excerpts

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 1 December, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday 3 December

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein, music director and conductor.


Mozart, Requiem, Spring 2006

Spring 2006

Mozart, Requiem KV 626

  • Vivian Krich-Brinton, soprano
  • Amy Schneider, mezzo soprano
  • Brian Thorsett, tenor
  • Matthew Trevino, bass

Concert:

8 p.m. Friday 19 May


Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem, Winter 2006

Winter 2006

Brahms, Academic Festival Overture

Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem

  • Kathryn Gresham, soprano
  • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

With the Stanford University Singers and the Stanford Symphony Orchestra.


Holiday celebration, Fall 2005

Fall 2005—A Holiday Celebration!

Brahms, Festé und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109, arr. for brass by Fred W. Teuber

  • Geoffrey Gallegos, conductor

Aquilanti, Prima Missa

  • Mary Linduska, soprano
  • Reed Criddle, tenor
  • Giancarlo Aquilanti, conductor

Arcangel Correli, Concerto Grosso in G minor, Fatto per la note de natale, Op. 6 No. 8

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Rutter: Star Carol, The 12 Days of Christmas

  • Stephen M. Sano, conductor

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 2 December, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday 4 December, Memorial Church


Haydn, Harmonie Messe, Spring 2005

Spring 2005

Haydn, Harmonie Messe

Concert:

8 p.m. Friday 20 May, Memorial Church


Verdi, Requiem, Winter 2005

Winter 2005

Verdi, Requiem

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 4 March, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday 6 March, Memorial Church

With the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, Jindong Cai, music director and conductor.


Kudo, Mendelssohn, Bloch, Bruckner, Zeisl, Fall 2004

Fall 2004

Takeo Kudo, Interlude

Felix Mendelssohn, Psalm 114

Ernest Bloch, Psalm 114

Anton Bruckner, Psalm 150

Erich Zeisl, Requiem Ebraico (Psalm 92)

Concerts:

  • 8 p.m. Thursday 18 November, Memorial Church
  • 1:30 p.m. Sunday 21 November, Memorial Church
  • 7:30 p.m. Monday 22 November, Temple Emanu-El, San Francisco

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein, music director and conductor.


Spring 2004

Felix Mendelssohn, Lobgesang

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 21 May, and 2 p.m. Sunday 23 May, Memorial Church


Ralph Vaughan Williams, Winter 2004

Winter 2004

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Dona Nobis Pacem

Benjamin Britten, Four Sea Interludes

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 5 March, and 8 p.m. Saturday 6 March, Memorial Church

With the Stanford Symphony Orchestra.


Fall 2003

Puccini, Messa di Gloria

Fauré, Requiem

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 21 November, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday 23 November, Memorial Church


Spring 2003

Carl Orff, Carmina Burana

Concerts:

  • 8 p.m. Friday 23 May, San Mateo Performing Arts Center
  • 8 p.m. Saturday 24 May, Flint Center, De Anza College, Cupertino
  • 2:30 p.m. Sunday 25 May, Dinkelspeil Auditorium

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra.


Winter 2003

Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 4

Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms

Beethoven, Choral Fantasy

Featuring Thomas Schultz, piano

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 28 February, and 8 p.m. Saturday 1 March, Dinkelspeil Auditorium


Fall 2002

Gerald Finzi, In Terra Pax

Edward Elgar, Serenade for Strings

Percy Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy for wind ensemble

Beethoven, Magnificat

Featuring:

  • Elyse Nakajima, soprano
  • Scott Bearden, baritone

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 22 November, and 2 p.m. Sunday 24 November, Memorial Church

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein.


Spring 2002

Schubert, Rosamunde Overture

Brahms, Gesang der Parzen

Bruckner, Te Deum

  • Kristin Genis-Lund, soprano
  • Claire Giovanetti, mezzo-soprano
  • Jonathon Hodel, tenor
  • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

Concerts:

8 p.m. 30 and 31 May, Memorial Church


Winter 2002

Gabrielli, Canzon Primi Toni, Sacrae Symphoniae

Barber, Violin Concerto

  • Caroline Campbell, violin

Mozart, Mass in C Minor ("The Great")

  • Suzanne Ramo, soprano
  • Twyla Robinson, soprano
  • Brian Anderson, tenor
  • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

Concerts:

8 p.m. 1 and 2 March, Memorial Church

With the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, Karla Lemon, conductor.


Fall 2001

Hector Berlioz, Requiem

Concerts:

18 and 19 November, Memorial Church

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein.


Spring 2001

Mechem, The Songs of the Slave from the opera John Brown

Concerts:

23 and 25 May, Memorial Church

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein.


Winter 2001

Handel, Zadok the Priest

Finzi, Let us garlands bring

  • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

Elgar, The Music Makers

  • Jennifer Lane, mezzo-soprano

Concerts:

18 and 19 November


Fall 2000

Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem

Concerts:

17 and 19 November, Memorial Church


Spring 2000

Beethoven, 9th Symphony

Concerts:

8 p.m. 18 and 19 May


Winter 2000

Mozart, Ein musikalischer Spass

Mozart, Exsultate, jubilate

Haydn, Lord Nelson Mass

  • Suzanne Beane, soprano
  • Claire Giovanetti, mezzo-soprano
  • Gregory Wait, tenor
  • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

Concerts:

3 March, Memorial Church


Fall 1999

Leonard Bernstein, Chichester Psalms

Brian Holmes, Now is the Time

  • Douglas Lawrence, baritone

Concerts:

18 and 21 November, Memorial Church

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein.


Spring 1999 (Program #2)

Aaron Copland, Suite from Our Town

Alexander Glazunov, Violin Concerto, Op. 82

Arvo Pärt, Credo

Works for taiko drum

Alexander Borodin, Polovtsian Dances

Melissa Hui, Always

Concert:

2 p.m. Sunday 23 May, Dinkelspeil Auditorium


Spring 1999 (Program #1)

Aaron Copland, Suite from Our Town

Alexander Glazunov, Violin Concerto, Op. 82

  • Stephanie Chase, violin

Maurice Ravel, Tzigane

  • Stephanie Chase, violin

Alexander Borodin, Polovtsian Dances

Melissa Hui, Always

Concerts:

  • 8 p.m. Friday 21 May, Flint Center
  • 8 p.m. Saturday 22 May, SMPAC

Winter 1999

Felix Mendelssohn, Elijah

  • Mary Linduska, soprano
  • Wendy Hillhouse, mezzo-soprano
  • Gregory Wait, tenor
  • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

Concert:

12 March, Memorial Church


Fall 1998

Hector Berlioz, Te Deum

  • Gregory Wait, tenor

Concerts:

21 and 22 November

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein.


Spring 1998

Ralph Vaughan Williams, A Sea Symphony

Concerts:

21 and 22 May, Memorial Church


Winter 1998

Brahms, Nänie

Brahms, Schicksalslied

Mahler, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Concerts:

27 and 28 February


Fall 1997

Verdi, Manzoni Requiem

  • Margo Sherelle Alexander, soprano
  • Jennifer Lane, mezzo-soprano
  • Stephen Guggenheim, tenor
  • Douglas Lawrence, baritone

Concerts:

8 p.m. 20 November, and 2 p.m. 23 November

With the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein.


Winter 1997

Schubert, Overture to Alfonso and Estrella

Wagner, Siegfried Idyll

Schumann, Requiem Mass

  • Nancy Wait Kromm, soprano
  • Claire Giovannetti, mezzo-soprano
  • Gregory Wait, tenor
  • Leroy Kromm, bass

Concerts:

8 p.m. 27 and 28 February


Fall 1996—Music for the Spirit

Ernst Bloch, Avodath Hakodesh (Sacred Service)

Antonin Dvorak, Te Deum

Concerts:

8 p.m. Saturday 23 November, and 2 p.m. Sunday 24 November


Spring 1996

Carl Orff, Carmina Burana,

Concerts:

8 p.m. 21 May and 1 June, Dinkelspiel Auditorium


Winter 1996

Beethoven, Egmont Overture

Beethoven, Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt

Beethoven, Mass in C

  • Kristin Genis, soprano
  • Claire Giovannetti, mezzo-soprano
  • Gregory Wait, tenor
  • Michael Morris, baritone

Concerts:

8 p.m. Friday 1 March and Saturday 2 March, Memorial Church


Fall 1995—A French Christmas

Hector Berlioz, Scenes from L'enfance du Christ

  • Nancy Wait Kromm, soprano
  • Leroy Kromm, baritone

Francis Poulenc, Gloria

  • Nancy Wait Kromm, soprano

Concerts:

8 p.m. Saturday 2 December, and 2 p.m. Sunday 3 December, Memorial Church


Spring 1995

Johannes Brahms, Academic Festival Overture

Johannes Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem

  • Mary Linduska, soprano
  • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

Concerts:

8 p.m. Monday 22 May and Tuesday 23 May, Memorial Church