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
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
Rondeaux – Allegretto (3rd movement)
“Thou Art the Glory of Their Strength” G. F. Handel
from Chandos Anthem No. 7: No. 8
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
Songs of the Season Audience and Choir