“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.”



 






Mass and Magnificat

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director

Patrick Aiken, organ

7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015
Central Congregational Church, Providence

3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2015
St. Mary’s Church, Bristol



Felix Mendelssohn
(1809–1847)

Verleih’ uns Frieden  
Notes and text

Arvo Pärt
(b. 1935)

Magnificat  (1989)
Notes and text

John Tavener
(1944–2013)

Song for Athene  (1994)
Notes and text

Franz Biebl
(1906–2001)

Ave Maria  (1964)
Notes and text

Mendelssohn

Hear My Prayer  
Notes and text

Antonín Dvořák
(1841–1904)

Mass in D  (1887)
Notes and text

Charles Villiers Stanford
(1852–1924)

Te Deum in B-flat  (1878)
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