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Lessons and Carols 2017

A Star’s Light

December 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
First Congregational UCC, Eau Claire

December 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Saint Charles Borromeo Church, Chippewa Falls

Kevin Miller, narrator

I


  • Seasons of Light Jacob Narverud (b. 1986)
Holiday Hymn
Nancy Schwartzhoff, piano
  • The Shepherd’s Carol Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)
  • Love Came Down at Christmas Edwin Fissinger (b. 1920-1990)
  • There is No Rose of Such Virtue Stephen Caracciolo (b. 1962)
English Carol
  • O Nata Lux Andrew Steffen (b. 1991)
Christmas Hymn
The Bridge String Quartet

II


  • The Work of Christmas Dan Forrest (b. 1978)
  • Lullaby Daniel Elder (b. 1986)
Three Nocturnes
Nancy Schwartzhoff, piano
  • O Come, Emmanuel Elaine Hagenberg (b. 1979)
Nancy Schwartzhoff, piano Jordyn Marcou, cello
  • Thy Little Ones arr. Connor Koppin (b. 1991)
Norwegian Carol
Connor Koppin, 2016-2018 Composer-in-Residence – Premiere
Commissioned by The Master Singers, 2017
The Bridge String Quartet Nancy Schwartzhoff, piano
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem arr. Dan Forrest
American Carol
The Bridge String Quartet
Nancy Schwartzhoff, piano Hanna Hermanson, soprano saxophone
  • String Quartet in a minor Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Op. 13 II Adagio
The Bridge String Quartet

III


  • In Dulci Jubilo atthew Culloton (b. 1976)
14th Century Carol
  • O Come, Little Children arr. James Fritschel (b. 1929)
German Carol
  • All My Heart This Night Rejoices Z. Randall Stroope (b. 1953)
  • In the Bleak Midwinter arr. Abbie Betinis (b. 1980)
English Carol
  • Carol to the King arr. Mack Wilberg (b. 1955)
French Carol
Nancy Schwartzhoff and Megan Sorenson, piano