“But the work really popped with the entrance of the Singers in the ‘Ode to Joy’ finale. At that point there were about 200 musicians making a glorious noise on the Vets stage.”



 





Carmina
Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
The Music of Nancy Galbraith

The Providence Singers  Andrew Clark, Artistic Director
The Rhode Island Children’s Chorus  Christine Noel, Music Director

Robert Page  Guest Conductor

Elisabeth Turchi Soprano  |  Dillon McCartney Tenor  |  Dimitrie Lazich Baritone
Patrice Newman  Piano  |  Sarah Bob  Piano


Nancy Galbraith
(b. 1951)

Island Echoes
for small percussion ensemble


Nancy Galbraith
World Première
Commissioned by David Keller and Julie Meyers
as a 25th wedding anniversary celebration
Text and background

Sonnet 116
The Providence Singers, Andrew Clark conducting
Amber Rose Johnson, 2010 National winner, Poetry Out Loud,
will recite the text before the première


Nancy Galbraith

Psalmus 98 (from Lumen Christi)
Rhode Island Children’s Chorus, Christine Noel conducting


Nancy Galbraith

Sanctus (from Lumen Christi)
The Providence Singers, Robert Page conducting


Nancy Galbraith
A Providence Singers Commission (2007)

Two Emily Dickinson Songs
         I. The Sea of Sunset
        II. Wild Nights
The Providence Singers, Robert Page conducting


I N T E R M I S S I O N


Carl Orff
(1895–1982)
Texts and translations

Carmina Burana
The Providence Singers, Robert Page conducting
Ragazzi: the Rhode Island Children’s Chorus