“The Providence Singers ... opening entrance in the final movement was breathtaking”
Channing Gray
The Providence Journal

6 May 2013
(Mahler Symphony No. 2)



 





The 2015-16 Concert Season


Saturday, November 7, 2015, at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Providence
Sunday, November 8, 2015, at St. Mary’s Church, Bristol

Vivaldi Bach Mozart   More about the concert

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director
with Elizabeth Kinder, Soprano; Thea Lobo, Alto
Greg Zavracky, Tenor; Nicholas R. Laroche, Bass

Antonio Vivaldi

Gloria

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No. 140  (“Wachet Auf”)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mass in C  (“Coronation Mass”)


December 12, 2015, at The Vets, Providence

Messiah

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
Larry Rachleff, Music Director
Christine Noel, conducting

George Frederic Handel

Messiah


Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston
Sunday, March 6, 2016, at St. Mary’s Church, Bristol

The British Are Coming!   More about the concert

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director
John Black, Organ

Ralph Vaughan Williams

O Clap Your Hands
Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge

Charles Hubert Hastings Parry

I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me

Gerald Raphael Finzi

Magnificat

Paul Mealor

Ubi Caritas

Finzi

Welcome Sweet and Sacred Feast

John Milford Rutte

This Is the Day

John Black (arr.)

Organ Improvisation: I Vow to Thee My Country
Tune: Gustav Holst, “Thaxted” (1921) from The Planets

Karl Jenkins

Nunc Dimittis
The Shepherd

Michael McCarthy (arr.)

O Love of God, How Strong and True
Tune: Hubert Parry, “Jerusalem”

Parry

Blest Pair of Sirens


Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Central Congregational Church, Providence
Sunday, April 17, 2016, at St. Mary’s Church, Bristol

Bernstein and Sondheim   More about the concert

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director
Patrice Newman, Piano

Stephen Sondheim

A Sondheim Medley (Mac Huff, arr.)
    Comedy Tonight
    Into the Woods
     Not While I’m Around
    Losing My Mind (Nikki Lawrence, alto)
    Send in the Clowns
    Company
    The Little Things You Do Together
    Being Alive

Sondheim

No One Has Ever Loved Me, from Passion
Children Will Listen, from Into the Woods

Leonard Bernstein

A Medley from West Side Story (Mac Huff, arr.)
    Something’s Coming
    Tonight
    Maria
    One Hand, One Heart
    I Feel Pretty
    Cool
    America
    Somewhere

Bernstein

Selections from Anniversaries
    For Felicia Montealegre, from Four Anniversaries
    For Johnny Mehegan, from Four Anniversaries
    For Stephen Sondheim, from Thirteen Anniversaries
Patrice Newman, Piano

Sondheim

Selections from Into the Woods
    Giants in the Sky (Joseph and Thomas Burdick, Tenors)
    No One Is Alone Lori Istok, Soprano)
    Agony (Joshua Krugman and Wayne Wilkins, Basses)

Bernstein

Spring Will Come Again
Jerilyn Cranshaw, Alto, and Amory Kisch, Tenor

Bernstein

A Simple Song, from Mass
Sopranos of the Providence Singers

Bernstein

Selections from Candide
    Best of all Possible Worlds
    Life is Happiness Indeed
    This World
    Make Our Garden Grow


Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, 2016 at The Vets, Providence

Beethoven’s Ninth

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
Larry Rachleff, Music Director, conducting

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9