The Corpus Christi Choral Presents:
Snow Angel (2021)

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Snow Angel premiered March 2, 2021 at 7:30pm. It was streamed Live and in-person the Performing Arts Center at TAMU-CC.

The Corpus Christi Choral Presents:

The Madrigal Singer (2021)

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The Madrigal Singer premiered May 5, 2021 at 7:30pm. It was streamed Live and in-person the Performing Arts Center at TAMU-CC.

Concert Program:


Under the Greenwood by Ruth Gray (text: William Shakespeare)


The Madrigal Singer  arr. John Leavitt

Fair Phyllis I Saw               John Farmer (1580-1648)
Weep, O Mine Eyes           John Bennet (15-75-1648)
All Lust und Freud            Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Tanzen und Springen       Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)
Il Est Bel Et Bon                 Pierre Passereau (1509-1547)
Tant Que Vivay                  Claudin de Sermisy (1490-1562)
Fa Una Canzona               Orazio Vecchi (1532-1594)

Bonzorno Madonna       Antonio Scandelo (1517-1580) 


If Ye Love Me                     Peter Niedmann

 

Goin' Home                       Paul Langford

                                           Melody: Antonin Dvorak

           Cellist: Dr. Carrie Pierce, TAMU-CC Faculty 
 

Come, Ye Disconsolate      Ethan McGrath
         

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The Corpus Christi Chorale invites you to travel back in time to witness "The Madrigal Singer."

 

The Madrigal is a music genre comprised of voices set to poetry. Our line up includes pieces dating all the way back to the 16th-Century — a time of Shakespearean romance, lush gardens and greenery, and fiery passions. This Spring, we invite you to take a true step away from reality and venture into a sonic fantasy like nothing you’ve ever experienced. 

The Madrigal Singer

Where: Online or In-Person at the Performing Arts Center at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

When: May 5, 2021 at 7:30, CDT 

The Corpus Christi Chorale and Camerata Isla Presents: Brahms' Requiem

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Brahms' Requiem premiered October 19, 2021 at 7:30pm. It was streamed Live and in-person the Performing Arts Center at TAMU-CC.

Concert Program:


I. Blessed are they that mourn

II. Behold all flesh is as the grass

III. Lord, make me to know

     Baritone Soloist: Ross C. Bernhardt

IV. How Lovely is Thy dwelling place

V. Ye now are sorrowful

VI. Here on earth we have no continuing place

     Bariton Soloist: Ross C. Bernhardt

VII. Blessed are the dead, which die in the Lord

Duo piano: Meaghan King and Alex Oldroyd

The Corpus Christi Chorale and Camerata Isla invites you to experience Brahms' Requiem

This seven-movement work was composed between 1865 and 1868. The Requiem is one of Brahms’ longest compositions, ranging from 65 to 80 minutes. As the title suggests, this composition was a deviation from the traditional Latin text and is performed often performed with German text. 

An alternative version of the full seven-movement work was composed by Brahms to be performed with four-hand piano. This alternative version was sung in English for the first complete British performance of the Requiem on July 10, 1871. The four-hand piano version of the Requiem has become known as the "London Version.” 

A Requiem Mass in the Roman Catholic liturgy traditionally begins with prayers for the dead. Brahms focused on the living, beginning with the text from the Beatitudes, "Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.” This theme occurs often, except movements IV and VII. The idea of the Lord as a source of the comfort is represented, but the sympathetic humanism persists throughout most movements. 

Come experience the majesty of Brahms with the Corpus Christi Chorale and Camerata Isla!

Brahms' Requiem

Where: Online or In-Person at the Performing Arts Center at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

When: October 19, 2021 at 7:30 pm, CDT