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Friends of Music Holiday Musicale 2020 - Encore Presentation

The Friends of Music at Stanford present an encore presentation of their 2020 Holiday Musicale, a festive showcase first seen here in December 2020 and once again viewable through January 3, 2022.

Department of Music faculty members Christopher Costanza and Debra Fong are the hosts for this program of performances by Department of Music soloists and ensembles.

Program

  • Jingle Bells, James Lord Pierpont (1822-1893), arr. Gordon Langford
    Stanford Chamber Chorale under the direction of Stephen M. Sano,
    The Harold C. Schmidt Director of Choral Studies and
    The Rachford & Carlota A. Harris University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
    Performed on December 9, 2017 in Stanford University Memorial Church
     
  • Pièce d’Orgue, BWV 572, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Robert Huw Morgan, University Organist
    Performed on September 30, 2020 in Stanford University Memorial Church
     
  • Ubi caritas and Tu es Petrus from the Quatre Motets sur des thèmes grégoriens, Op. 10, Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
    Stanford Chamber Chorale under the direction of Stephen M. Sano
    Jasmine Miller, chant incipits 
    Performed on June 20, 2019 in the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral, Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK
     
  • Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, "Classical", Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
    III. Gavotte: Non troppo allegro
    Stanford Philharmonia under the direction of Paul Phillips,
    The Gretchen B. Kimball Director of Orchestral Studies
    Performed on November 11, 2018 in Bing Concert Hall
     
  • See amid the winter's snow, John Goss (1800-1880)
    Stanford Chamber Chorale under the direction of Stephen M. Sano
    Robert Huw Morgan, organ
    Performance from the Stanford Chamber Chorale's 2012 CD "Illumine: Christmas at Stanford"
     
  • Lyric for Strings, George Walker (1922-2018)
    Stanford Philharmonia under the direction of Paul Phillips
    Performed on February 25, 2018 in Bing Concert Hall
     
  • Bring us, O Lord God, William Henry Harris (1883-1973)
    Stanford Chamber Chorale under the direction of Stephen M. Sano
    Performed on June 20, 2019 in the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral, Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK
     
  • Gli Uccelli (The Birds), Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
    III. La gallina (The Hen)
    IV. Il cucù (The Cuckoo)
    Stanford Philharmonia under the direction of Paul Phillips
    Performed on March 1, 2020 in Bing Concert Hall
     
  • Only in sleep, Ēriks Ešenvalds (b. 1977)
    Stanford Chamber Chorale under the direction of Stephen M. Sano
    Lorin Phillips, mezzo-soprano soloist
    Performed on December 7, 2019 in Stanford University Memorial Church
     
  • Hymnus for 12 Cellos, Op. 57, Julius Klengel (1859-1933)
    Costanza Stanford Studio Cello Choir: Christopher Costanza, Paul Lee, Gabrielle Li, Olivia Tam, Naoya Kanai, Nadia Jo, Evan Kim, Tracy Lang, Delenn Chin, Melanie Goldstein Berenson, Danna Xue, and Ilya Levtov
    Special thanks to video editor Cary Chin
     
  • Ding dong! Merrily on high, melody: 16th c. French, text: George R. Woodword, arr. Robert Huw Morgan
    Stanford Chamber Chorale and Memorial Church Choir under the direction of Stephen M. Sano
    Robert Huw Morgan, organ
    Performed on December 8, 2018 in Stanford University Memorial Church
     

Special thanks to Stanford Department of Music staff members Bryan Hardester, Michael Hodgson, William Keats, Rowen Leigh, and Zack Leuchars.  | Find out more about Friends of Music at Stanford.