Concert Schedule: 2016-2017
The public is invited to all concerts. Admission is free unless otherwise indicated.|
Updated April 12, 2017
Dr. Jefferson Johnson, Conductor
|The UK Chorale is the premier mixed choral ensemble at the University of Kentucky. It consists mostly of upperclassmen and graduate students. While the majority of singers are music majors, there are a number of other academic disciplines represented in this group. The Chorale prides itself in performing a wide variety of choral literature from Renaissance to 21st Century.|
|Building on the success of last year's diverse program Gloria, LexPhil will once again offer a rich program of sacred music in celebration of the holiday season.
A Cathedral Christmas will include emerging soloists Jarrett Ott, baritone and Sarah Shaffer, soprano and organist Jon Johnson. The concert features works by composers John Rutter, Gerald Finzi, Vaughan Williams, and Bach in a first-ever collaboration between the Lexington Chamber Chorale and the chamber choir ECCO, which was established in 2008. ECCO is comprised of 24 singers specializing in performance of sacred a cappella music.
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| The Kentucky Bach Choir and the University of Kentucky Chorale will present the Mass in B Minor by J. S. Bach.
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|The Lexington Catholic Chamber Choir will present a choral set in the first half of the concert and then the Chorale (of which the Chamber Choir is a subset) will present Schubert's Mass No. 2 in G Major, D. 167 in the second half. The concert will feature Cathedral Organist Brian Hunt and a professional orchestra of local musicians.|
|This afternoon's program will include works by Vincent Lubeck, Johann Sebastian Bach, Cesar Franck, Jehan Alain. Healey Willan, and Louis Vierne. Dr. Schuyler Robinson's tenure has included teaching organ, harpsichord, music theory, and Collegium Musicum. Concurrently he served as Assistant Organist at Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral for 20 years under five different choir directors. As resident organist during the choirs' six England residencies, he played in a dozen cathedrals, including Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's and Canterbury Cathedrals. His collaboration with the DiMartino-Robinson Trumpet-Organ Duo included tours in some 15 states in the US,|