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Celebration of the Season – a concert matinee

December 1 at 3:00 pm

Celebrate this beautiful season with great music and the good company of the School!

This is a perfect occasion to share with family and friends.

All are welcome!
The Theatre at St. Jean
150 East 76th Street

Saturday, December 1 at 3:00 pm
Tickets: $30

Hosted by the School of Practical Philosophy Choir, and featuring professional singers and instrumentalists, the concert offers:

• Magnificent music from the 17th to the 20th centuries by Mozart, Handel, J. S. Bach, Couperin, R. Vaughan Williams, Gerald Finzi
• A jazz piano improvisation
• A diverse array of solo, choral and instrumental repertoire
• A festive reception for all after the concert

Join us in the Theatre at St. Jean, with its professional stage, grand piano, comfortable theater seating, wonderful acoustics, and an excellent view of the performance from every seat.

Delight in hearing the fine talent of students in the School of Practical Philosophy, as well as many who have performed in prestigious venues in New York City.

Tickets are only available via the website at this time. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door on the day of the concert, though it is suggested you purchase tickets in advance.

Location Note: An elevator entrance to the Theatre at St. Jean is located on Lexington Avenue, at the south end of the church, past the iron gate.

Please see below for Program Highlights.

 

Program Highlights  (not in order of performance)

“Wondrous Love”                                                                         American Folk Hymn

Choir and strings                                                                         arr. by  Alice Parker

 

Trio for Clarinet, ‘Cello and Piano (KV 498)                             W. A. Mozart

“Kegelstatt-Trio”

Rondeaux – Allegretto (3rd movement)

 

“Thou Art the Glory of Their Strength”                                    G. F. Handel

from  Chandos Anthem No. 7: No. 8

Choir

 

Sonata for Violin and Keyboard in E (BVV 1016)                   J. S. Bach

(3rd and 4th movements)

 

“O Mistress Mine”                                                                         Gerald Finzi

Baritone solo                                                                                  text: Wm. Shakespeare

 

Sonata in C for Piano Four Hands (KV 521)                             W. A. Mozart

Allegro (1st movement)

 

“Invitation à louer Dieu”                                                              François Couperin

                                                                                                            arr. Hector Berlioz

Sopranos and Altos of the School of Practical Philosophy Choir

 

“Wither Must I Wander”                                                              R. Vaughan Williams

Baritone solo                                                                                   text: R.L. Stevenson

 

“Amazing Grace”                                                                            Hymn tune: New Britain

Piano improvisation

 

Songs of the Season                                                                      Audience and Choir

 

 

Details

Date:
December 1
Time:
3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

The Theatre at St. Jean
150 East 76th Street
New York, NY 10021

Details

Date:
December 1
Time:
3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

The Theatre at St. Jean
150 East 76th Street
New York, NY 10021