Series #5: I WILL LIFT UP MINE EYES
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs
|Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Blessed Sacrament Church
5041 9th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
$30 General Admission
$20 Students & Seniors (65+)
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The Tudor Choir and Players present an uplifting sequence of psalms and songs, many from the pen of England's much-loved composer, John Rutter.
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John RUTTER: Wells Jubilate
RUTTER: To everything there is a season
RUTTER: Thy perfect love
Doug FULLINGTON: Psalm 19
FULLINGTON: Psalm 30
RUTTER: Open thou mine eyes
FULLINGTON: Psalm 23
RUTTER: The Lord is my shepherd
RUTTER: O clap your hands
RUTTER: O be joyful
Herbert HOWELLS: I was glad
RUTTER: I will lift up mine eyes
RUTTER: A prayer of St. Patrick
FULLINGTON: Psalm 90
RUTTER: The Lord is my light and my salvation
RUTTER: Te Deum
The Tudor Choir's 2013-2014 series is co-presented by the Tudor Choir and Blessed Sacrament Church.
|"The choir impresses with its ability to get to the very essence of each song, whether the mood is ecstatic or contemplative. This is a choir that is thinking about the words being sung, and their performances are wonderfully honest and unaffected…This is a choir to watch." — Fanfare
ABBEY BACH FESTIVAL
Two 30-minute programs of late-renaissance and early-baroque polyphony
Thursday, July 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Friday, July 26, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Mount Angel Abbey
One Abbey Drive
St. Benedict, OR 97373
TICKETS start at $55
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The Tudor Choir will perform two half-hour concerts of late-renaissance and early-baroque polyphony as part of the 43rd annual Abbey Bach Festival at picturesque Mount Angel Abbey in St. Benedict, Oregon.
MARENZIO: Magnificat octavi toni a 8
PALESTRINA: Alma redemptoris mater
VICTORIA: Alma redemptoris mater a 8
VIVANCO: O sacrum convivium
BUXTEHUDE: Missa Brevis
H. PRAETORIUS: Magnificat V
PALESTRINA: Magnificat a 8
PALESTRINA: Nunc dimittis a 8
PALESTRINA: Sicut cervus
SCHUTZ: Selig sind die Toten
BACH: Komm, Jesu, komm BWV 229
The monastic environment makes the Abbey Bach Festival unique among events of its kind.
Each evening has a prayerful beginning with the Benedictine monks of Mount Angel singing the psalms of Vespers in their abbey church. Following is a one-half hour recital on the grand organ on Wednesday and a choir presentation on Thursday and Friday.
Guests then go outside for a picnic supper featuring the food of Bon Appetit catering. The mall is filled with celebrating musicians and music lovers. Blankets and chairs and tables are provided; some guests bring their own lawn chairs and tables - and some celebrate with flowers and candelabra!
At 8:00 PM the feature concert begins in the Damian Center. The menu for the supper basket as well as the musical presentations are different for each of the three evenings of the Festival.
"The choir impresses with its ability to get to the very essence of each song, whether the mood is ecstatic or contemplative. This is a choir that is thinking about the words being sung, and their performances are wonderfully honest and unaffected…This is a choir to watch." — Fanfare