An Old Salem Christmas

osx-100The Winston-Salem Symphony presents a concert of holiday and baroque music, including a world premiere of a concerto by composer Margaret Sandresky, written especially for the Tannenburg organ at the Gray Auditorium at the Old Salem Museum and Gardens. Also excerpts from another premiere, a choral work by John Fitz Rogers called Magna Mysteria in performance in Columbia, SC.

 

Listen to the entire program: An Old Salem Christmas



Billboard and Introduction to "Amahl and the Night Visitors" - Jennifer Foster



Giancarlo Menotti: Excerpts from Amahl and the Night Visitors

Introduction
March
Shepherd's Dance

Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor



Introduction to "Exsultate Jubilate" - Robert Moody



Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Allelujah" from Exsultate Jubilate
Carla LeFevre, soprano
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor



Introduction to J.C. Bach Sinfonia - Robert Moody & Matthew Troy



Johann Christian Friedrich Bach: Sinfonia in B-flat Major (from the Moravian Music Foundation)

Allegro assai
Andantino amoroso
Tempo di Menuetto

Winston-Salem Symphony
Matthew Troy, conductor



Introduction to Margaret Sandresky's "Celebrations" - Matthew Troy and Robert Moody



Margaret Sandresky: Celebrations: A Concert Piece for an 18th Century Tannenberg Organ
Timothy Olsen, organ
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor



Introduction to the "Christmas Concerto" - Jennifer Foster



Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto grosso Op. 6, No. 8, "Christmas Concerto"
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor



Introduction to "Fantasia on Greensleeves" - Robert Moody



Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor



Samuel Barber: "Silent Night" from Die Natali
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor



Introduction to J.S. Bach from Cantata 140 - Robert Moody



Johann Sebastian Bach: Zion hears the Watchmen Singing, from Cantata 140, "Sleepers, Wake!"
Messiah Festival Chorus
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor



Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Messiah Festival Chorus
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor



Introduction to "Messiah" excerpts - Robert Moody



Georg Friedrich Handel: Excerpts from Messiah

Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)
There were shepherds abiding
And lo, the angel of the Lord
And the angel said unto them
And suddenly there was with the angel
Glory to God
Rejoice
Hallelujah!

Carla LeFevre, soprano
Messiah Festival Chorus
Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor



Introduction to Praetorius Dances - Jennifer Foster



Michael Praetorius: Dances from Terpsichore
Karin Bliznik, Mark Dulin, trumpet; Robert Rydel, horn;
Christopher Nigrelli, trombone; Tom Burge, bass trombone



Introduction to John Fitz Rogers' "Magna Mysteria" - Jennifer Foster



John Fitz Rogers: Magna Mysteria

VI. Psalm 27
VII. Revelation: Chapter 21

Cathedral Choir of Trinity Episcopal Church, Columbia SC
Choirs of Boys and Girls, Trinity Episcopal Church
Martha Guth, soprano
Christopher Jacobson, organ
South Carolina Philharmonic
Jared Johnson, conductor



End of the show - Jennifer Foster