“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.”


Of the Sea and Sky

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director

7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018
Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston

3 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Bristol

Johannes Brahms

Vier Quartette, Op. 92  (1889)
    O schöne Nacht
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William Hawley (arr.)
(b. 1950)

Beautiful River  (Shall We Gather at the River, 1995)
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Stephen Paulus

Afternoon on a Hill  (2006)
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Ēriks Ešenvalds
(b. 1977)

The Heavens’ Flock  (2013)
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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dark-Eyed Sailor  (1913)
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Charles Villiers Stanford

The Little Admiral  (1910)
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Eric Whitacre
(b. 1970)

Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine  (2001)
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Jake Runestad
(b. 1986)

Come to the Woods  (2015)
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Tāls Ceļš (Long Road)  (2010)
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Mack Wilberg (arr.)
(b. 1955)

Eternal Father, Strong to Save  (2008)
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Samuel A. Ward

America the Beautiful  (1910)
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Wilberg (arr.)

Down to the River to Pray  (2010)
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