Sunday, March 04, 2018

03:00 PM | Schermerhorn Symphony Center

03/4

Sunday

03:00 PM
Schermerhorn Symphony Center

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony & Chorus | Tucker Biddlecombe, conductor | Andrew Risinger, organ

PROGRAM
Ralph Vaughan Williams ­– “O Clap Your Hands”

Thomas Tallis ­– “If Ye Love Me”
Henry Purcell  ­– “I Was Glad”
Herbert Howells  ­– “Like as the Hart Desireth the Waterbrooks”
Benjamin Britten  ­–  Festival Te Deum
John Rutter  ­– Gloria

Traditional selections, including:

  • “My Lord, What a Morning”
  • “Ezekiel Saw de Wheel”
  • “Elijah Rock”
  • “Amazing Grace”

Experience the spectacular sound of 150 voices singing together at this FREE Sunday afternoon-concert. Led by director Tucker Biddlecombe, the Nashville Symphony Chorus will perform a selection of British choral music spanning four centuries, accompanied by organist Andrew Risinger and the brass and percussion of the Nashville Symphony. The second half of the concert will feature arrangements of African American spirituals by composers including Harry T. Burleigh and Andre Thomas, the latter of whom is today’s preeminent scholar of this innately American art form.