“The many musicians involved deserve to be lauded ... for the vigor and effectiveness of their performance.”
Zoe Kemmerling
Boston Musical Inteligencer

6 March 2012
(Britten War Requiem)








Benjamin Britten

The Britten Legacy

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director

Patrick Aiken, Organist

8 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2013
Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul  (Directions)

3 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2013
Immaculate Conception Church  (Directions)

Program Notes


Benjamin Britten
(1913–1976)

Jubilate Deo in E flat  (1961)
Text and biographical notes

Charles Villiers Stanford
(1852–1924)

Justorum Animae  (1888)
Texts and biographical notes

Gerald Raphael Finzi
(1901–1956)

God Is Gone Up  (1951)
My Spirit Sang All Day  (1934)
Texts and biographical notes

Edward Elgar
(1857–1934)

Ave Maris Stella  (1887)
Text and biographical notes

Charles Villiers Stanford

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
From Morning, Communion and Evening Services in G, Op. 81 (1902)

Benjamin Britten

Antiphon  (1956)
Festival Te Deum  (1944)
Hymn to St. Cecilia  (1942)
Hymn to the Virgin  (1930)

Benjamin Britten

Rejoice in the Lamb  (1943)
Text and notes on the poet