“The choristers sang as one voice with precise timing and articulation”
South Coast Today
12 February 2013
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The 2016-17 Concert Season

The Singers recorded its fourth CD — Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living — and performed two world premières: Michael Galib’s Different Ways to Pray, written for the Singers by its assistant conductor, and Ola Gjeilo’s Westminster Bridge, commissioned with the Singers’ Wachner Fund for New Music.


Friday and Saturday, October 14-15, 2016, at The Vets, Providence

Mozart Requiem   More about the concert

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
Larry Rachleff, Music Director
Bramwell Tovey, Guest Conductor

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Francesca da Rimin
Performed Saturday evening only

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Requiem


December 10, 2016, 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 11, 2017, at Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston
Sunday, March 12, 2017, at St. Mary’s Church, Bristol

Music for Chorus and Percussion   More about the concert

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director

Dan Forrest

Abide

Michael Galib

Different Ways to Pray (a world première)
Poem by Naomi Shihab Nye

Eric Whitacre

Cloudburst

Eric William Barnum

Sweetheart of the Sun

Forrest

Three Nocturnes

Galib

Different Ways to Pray
A second performance of a new work

Charles Ives

Psalm 90

Leonard Bernstein

Chichester Psalms


Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Central Congregational Church, Providence
Sunday, May 14, 2017, at St. Mary’s Church, Bristol

Northern Lights:
Music of Scandinavia and the Baltics   More about the concert

The Providence Singers
Christine Noel, Artistic Director
The Aurea Ensemble
Consuelo Sherba, Artistic Director
Christine Noel, conducting

Edvard Grieg

I Himmelen, from Fire Salmer

Leevi Madetoja

Ei Mitään Multa Puutu

Ēriks Ešenvalds

In Paradisum

Franz Berwald

Scherzo (Movement III of String Quartet No. 1)
The Aurea Ensemble

Wilhelm Peterson-Berger

Killebukken, from 8 Sånger

Jean Sibelius

Be Still My Soul, from Finlandia (Mack Wilberg, arr.)

Ola Gjeilo

Across the Vast Eternal Sky
Sacred Heart

Ešenvalds

Northern Lights

Gjeilo

Westminster Bridge (a Wachner Fund commission)
Poem by William Wordsworth
The Ground

Arvo Pärt

Summa
The Aurea Ensemble

Gjeilo

Dark Night of the Soul
Luminous Night of the Soul