“The orchestra was joined by the Providence Singers for the last movement, the so-called ‘Ode to Joy,’ which was one of the more moving moments in the Philharmonic’s season. The Singers sounded terrific.”



 






Songs of Love Ancient and Modern  |  Duruflé  Requiem

The Providence Singers   |  Betsy Burleigh  Artistic Director
Saturday, November 3, 2012, in Bristol  |  Sunday, November 4, 2012, in Providence

Maurice Duruflé
(1901–1986)
Notes and texts

Requiem
I. Introit
II. Kyrie
III. Domine Jesu Christe
IV. Sanctus
V. Pie Jesu
VI. Agnus Dei
VII. Lux Aeterna
VIII. Libera Me
IX. In Paradisum

Patrick Aiken, organ  |  Hillary Nicholson, mezzo-soprano  |  Joshua Krugman, baritone

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


Daniel Pinkham
(1923–2006)
Notes and texts

Wedding Cantata
I. Rise Up, My Love
II. Many Waters Cannot Quench Love
III. Awake, O North Wind
IV. Set Me as a Seal Upon Thine Heart


Eric Whitacre
(1970–)
Texts and composer’s notes

Five Hebrew Love Songs
I. Temuná (A Picture)
II. Kalá Kallá (Light Bride)
II. Lárov (Mostly)
IV. Éyze Shéleg! (What Snow!)
V. Rakút (Tenderness)

Charles Sherba and Alexey Shabalin, violin  |  Consuelo Sherba, viola  |  Daniel Harp, cello