1999 – 2000
The Andersonville String Quartet
Festival of Christmas
Enjoy a respite from the hectic world of holiday shopping at the Irving Park Fine Arts series Festival of Christmas. The concert features the combined talents of professional singers, including Carolyn Irvin, Ann McMann, Sarah Stern, Sarah Shepard, Bill Gordon, Christopher Richard, Mike Kotze and Bart Smith, plus the Irving Park Lutheran Chancel Choir, the Contemporary Ensemble and The Bells of Irving Park, IPLC’s hand bell choir.
The program most likely include works by the following:
Niels Gade (19th century Danish, in a Schumannesque style) ,Honneger, Ibert & Martinu (three short works comprising a set), Rachmaninoff (our transcriptions of songs from our CD), and maybe a Bernstein Sonata
Vocal Music of the British Isles
Songs of Richard Warlock, “Four Last Songs,” Ralph Vaughn Williams, “Canticle No. II, Abraham and Isaac”, Benjamin Britten, Songs of Henry Purcell