Our 36th Season of Singing

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Candlelight Carols, Dec 6, 7 and 8, 2019

Kaleidoscope, April 18 & 19, 2020, premiering a commissioned work by Jake Runestad

2nd Chance Ticket Pack The ideal choice for those who want to enjoy the two great perforamance projects yet to come in our 2019-20 season of singing.  Select adult and/or senior tickets for each concert and save 15%.  Place your order and, when asked for a discount code, enter “2nd Chance.”  This offer is good through Novermber 15, 2019.  

Candlelight Carols 2019…December 6th through December 8th.

Each set of music will set in motion familiar themes of the season.  Beginning with the exploration of mystery, the music will thread its way, traversing in many motifs including peace, hope and Joy.  I’m excited about the variety of music on the program.  The selections are also made in mind to pair nicely with the beautiful venues at Baker Memorial Church and Fourth Presbyterian Church.

Selections for this program include a program from the following:

 A Gallery Carol and Tomorrow Shall be My Dancing Day, John Gardiner; There is No Rose, Simon Preston; Love Came Down at Christmas, Richard Lloyd; Rejoice and Be Merry, Christopher Robinson,; Benedicamus Domino, Peter Warlock; Christmas Night, John Rutter; No Small Wonder, Paul Edwards; Adam lay Ybounden, Philip Ledger, O Radiant Dawn, James MacMillan, There Was a Pig Went Out to Dig, Percy Graiger; Children Song of the Nativity, Traditional and Now May We Singen, Cecilia McDowell.  I Wonder as I Wander, Robert Boyd; Away in a Manger, Ola Gjeilo; Es Ist Ein Rose Ent Sprungen, Mårten Jansson, The Silver Stars, Jan Van der Roost, O Mary Theotokos, John Tavener.  

Kaleidoscope April 18th, 19th, 2020

This very special concert has as its theme, a musical journey through some of life’s significant moments, welcomes cellist Sophie Webber as guest artist.  The centerpiece of the program will be the world premiere of new work composed for the St. Charles Singers by celebrated composer, Jake Runestad.  Jake is creating a setting of the poem Cello by Dorianne Laux. Other works on the program include works by Bach/Webber, Montavano, Britten, Gjeilo, Rutter, Sixten, Pӓrt, Shearing and Chilcott.  The concert will be a Kaleidoscope of sounds reflecting events and emotions we all at one time or another, share together. 

* Baker Church is located at 307 Cedar Ave., St Charles, IL 60174

Individual Tickets:  $40 – adults; $35 – seniors; $10 – students (ID may be requested)
Subscribe by August 20, 2019 to receive 20% off ticket purchase for Candlelight Carols and Victorian Flourish