The Wagner College Choir will perform Morten Lauridsen's "Lux Aeterna" in the inestimable Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, March 23rd at 8:00PM.
This concert will feature other choirs from around the world performing additional works by Dan Forrest and an orchestral performance of Beethoven's Triple Concerto. Ticket information may be found through Carnegie Hall at www.carnegiehall.org
Join us for Dr. Roger Wesby’s final concert as a conductor of Wagner College Choirs. The Chamber Singers and Stretto vocal ensemble will offer a special concert in celebration of their work this year. The program will be richly varied and also rich in Beatles tunes and Americana. The program includes works by renaissance master Palestrina, settings of the Song of Solomon by Healey Willan, Edward Bairstow and Carson Cooman, the exquisite Trois chansons of Debussy, evocative nocturnes by Samuel Barber and Eriks Esenvalds, and an imaginative and entertaining experiment in sound by Jake Runstadt. Beatles offerings will include Come together, Yesterday, Eleanor Rigby, Michelle, and She said she said. The bluegrass-tinged Americana will include Down in the River to Pray, Come, Holy Spirit, Come and Unclouded Day. The concert will conclude with a gospel song and a spiritual.
Love and some Good Music - that’s all you need!”
Wagner College Treble Concert Choir and Hildegard Ensemble with Kelly Birgfeld and Roger Wesby, conductors
Treble Concert Choir performance will include a diverse repertoire of madrigals, gospel music and a pop song by AVICII and will feature Eric Whitacre’s “Five Hebrew Love Songs” for violin, piano and choir.
The Hildegard Ensemble’s offerings will include works by Fauré, bluegrass style folk hymns, and songs by Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald. The campus community is cordially invited to what promises to an inspirational concert.
Vocal Jazz Set
Monday, April 29 at 8 p.m.
Campus Hall Music Performance Center
Stretto Vocal Ensemble, joined by a fine quartet and guest soloists performs an evening of jazz, fusion, standards, R & B, bluegrass and popular songs by the Beatles and Joni Mitchell. Selections by Thelonius Monk, Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, James Taylor and Mali Music will be performed.
Soundscapes of Yesterday and Today
The outstanding Wagner College Choir will perform a myriad of dynamic choral works spanning the centuries including a premiere by Wagner's own Connor Gibbs '17.
Other works on the program will include the atmospheric Cloudburst by Eric Whitacre, Dixit Dominus by W.A. Mozart, Sudden Light by Thomas Juneau and a variety of classics, spirituals and secular works for chorus.
Trinity Lutheran Church
309 St Pauls Ave, Staten Island, NY 10304
Admission: $15 Students admitted free with ID