Concert Information


70th Season - Spring Concert
Saturday, May 14, 2022 7:00 p.m.

American Legacy: Choral Music from a Varied Vocal Heritage

Charleston Baptist Temple
209 Morris Street
Charleston, WV 25301

Dirk Johnson, Artistic Director and Conductor
Jayson Keeton, Pianist and Organist
Free Concert


Program

20th Century Classics
"The Last Invocation" by Randall Thompson
"The Bluebird" by Norman Dello Joio
"Sing Ye Praises" by Aaron Copland

Contemporary Choral Works
"O Come, Let Us Sing Unto the Lord" by Morten Lauridsen
“Peace of the Wild Things” by Jake Runestad
“Hoopla” by Libby Larsen

African American Spirituals
“Steal Away” arr. Patrick Quigley
“I Can Tell the World” arr. Moses Hogan

Vocal Jazz
“Somebody Loves Me” by Gershwin/arr. Althouse
"They Say It’s Spring" arr. Greg Jasper

Music Theater

“Everybody Says Don’t” by Sondheim/arr. Mark Hayes
"One Hand. One Heart." Bernstein/arr. Kirby Shaw
"You’ll Never Walk Alone" by Rogers and Hammerstein