Our 42nd season!
DECEMBER 2017: Fowre Thowsand Wynter
The U.S. premiere of Allan Bevan’s atmospheric work for soprano, narrator, chorus, and orchestra, based on the medieval poem will keep you on the edge of your seat! Program also includes a favorite Christmas medley by Allen and Julia Simon, with audience joining us singing carols, an Advent cantata by Telemann, and works by Berlioz and Herbert Howells.
Kaia Richards, soprano
Mindy Ella Chu, mezzo-soprano
Chad Runyon, baritone
LaDoris Cordell, narrator
MARCH 2018: Choral Fantasy
with Orchestra Gloria
Beethoven’s famous work for piano, chorus, and orchestra is his Ninth Symphony in miniature. Also on the program: Puccini’s monumental Messa di Gloria and Toward the Unknown Region by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Featuring pianist Donna Stoering.
Stephen Guggenheim, tenor
James Monios, bass
MAY 2018: The New World
SDG celebrates music from North America as we prepare to share it with audiences in Spain and Portugal. European masters may have been the best in the old days, but Americans, Canadians, and Mexicans are every bit as good in the 21st century.
The program includes music by Healey Willan, Imant Raminsh, Juan Gutierrez de Padilla, Eleanor Daley, and more.