Chorus

Jefferson City Symphony Chorus

Established 1983

2018 Participation Information

Now is your chance to be a part of a perennial holiday favorite – the familiary, loved and widely known Handel Messiah!  For our holiday season performance, we will perform Part I of the Messiah adding the glorious Hallelujah! chorus as the finale of the work.

 

This year the performance will be Sunday, December 9, 2018, Mitchell Auditorium at 4 pm.

 

Rehearsals will be at the Central United Church of Christ (CUCC), 7:00 – 8:30 pm, beginning Tuesday, October 16, 2018 and all subsequent Tuesdays through December 4, 2018.

 

Dress rehearsals will be Saturday, December 8, 2018, Mitchell Auditorium at 2:00 pm, and Sunday, December 9, 2018, Mitchell Auditorium at 2:00 pm.  The performance follows immediately after this dress rehearsal.

 

As always, there is a $15 participation fee for each chorus member to offset costs.  The registration form and instructions are below:

 

2018 Letter to Chorus                                         2018 Chorus Registration Form

Previous Repertoire

2017

Orff: Carmina Burana

Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel

 

2016

Fauré: Requiem

Gershwin Porgy and Bess

Kern: Show Boat

Schwartz: When You Believe

Rodgers: Richard Rodgers in Concert

 

2014

Rutter: Gloria

 

2013

Poulenc: Gloria

Borodin: Polovetzian Dances (Prince Igor)

 

2012

Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado

 

2011

Rutter: Magnificat

 

2010

Orff: Carmina Burana

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009

Barber: Adagio for Strings and Choir
Thompson: Last Words of David
Jenkins: Adiemus
Snyder: Nella Fantasia
Handel: The Messiah, selections

 

2008

Beethoven: Symphony No.9
Handel: The Messiah, selections

 

2007

Honegger: King David

 

2006

Mozart: Requiem

 

2005

Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah

 

2004

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Robert Shaw and Robert Russell Bennett: Many Moods of Christmas, Suite One

 

2003

Randol Alan Bass arr.: Christmas Ornaments
Mac Huff and Paul Murtha arr.: Richard Rodgers in Concert Snyder and Moss arr.: When You Believe “The Prince of Egypt”

 

2002

Randall Thompson: The Testament of Freedom

 

2001

Verdi: Te Deum Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs

 

2000

Rutter: Magnificat

 

1999

Fauré: Requiem

1998

Wagner: Bridal Chorus (Lohengrin)
Puccini: Humming Chorus (Madame Butterfly)
Bellini: Casta Diva (Norma)
Gilbert and Sullivan: Gondoliers
Verdi: Anvil Chorus (II Trovatore)
Verdi: Va Pensiero (Nabucco)
Verdi: Grand March (Aida)

 

1997

Orff: Carmina Burana

 

1996

Sibelius: Be Still, My Soul
Rutter: Gloria
Mendelssohn: How Lovely is thy Dwelling Place

 

1995

Mendelssohn: St. Paul (The Conversion of St. Paul)
Malotte: The Lord’s Prayer

 

1994

Rutter: Magnificat

 

1993

Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky

 

1992

Schumann: Zigeunerleben (A GypsyÕs Life)
Brahms: Liebensleider Walzer (Love Songs)
Strauss: Emperor Waltzes

 

1991

Mozart: Requiem

 

1990

Brahms: Blessed Are They That Mourn (Requiem)
Brahms: Behold, All Flesh is at the Grass (Requiem)
Brahms: How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place (Requiem)
Borodin: Polovetzian Dances (Prince Igor)

1989

Puccini: Gloria
Porter: Kiss Me, Kate (Wunderbar)

 

1988

Poulenc: Gloria

 

1987

M. Haydn: Missa Pro Defunctus (Requiem)
Strauss: Die Fledermaus (Act II Finale)

 

1986

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana (Easter Scene)
Wagner: Tannhauser (Arrival of Guests)
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (Coronation Scene)
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (Selections)

 

1985

Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 1
Bach: Komm, Susser Tod
Bach: Magnificant
Herbert-Bennett: A Kiss in the Dark
Herbert-Bennett: Italian Street Song

 

1984

Haydn: Te Deum in C Major
Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
Romberg: Student Prince (Selections)

 

1983

Bloch: Sacred Service
Strauss: Die Fledermaus (Act II Finale)
Kern: Show Boat (Choral Montage)