Winter Song

December 9, 10, and 17, 2017

Fill your holiday celebrations with beautiful music from around the world for winter and the yuletide season. Our joyous program includes the luminous Stars (accompanied by tuned water glasses) by Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds, River Snow by Chinese composer Ying Zhang, A Glimpse of Snow and Evergreen by Washington composer Vijay Singh, delightful arrangements of traditional carols by choral titans Robert Shaw and Alice Parker, Dale Warland, and Gregg Smith, and much more.

Concert Repertoire:

  • Fanfare to Winter (from Three Snow Songs) – John David Earnest
  • Stars – Eriks Ešenvalds, lyric by Sara Teasdale
  • River Snow – Ying Zhang, text by Liu Zong-Yuan
  • A Glimpse of Snow and Evergreen – Vijay Singh
  • Winter, Fire, and Snow – arr. Frank Trujillo
  • Ziua ninge (Day and Night it Snows) – George Dima
  • Snowfall – Claude Thornhill, arr. Chuck Cassey
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem – arr. Dale Warland
  • Spotless Rose – Ola Gjeilo
  • Eatnemen Vuelie (Song of the Earth) – Frode Fjellheim, arr. Emily Crocker
  • Noel: to us is born (from Three Flute Noels) – Jon Washburn
  • Quem pastores laudavere (The one whom the shepherds praised) – arr. Susan LaBarr
  • Susanni – German carol arr. Alice Parker, Robert Shaw
  • O Tannenbaum – arr. Gregg Smith Wassail Song – arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • S’vivon (Chanukah song) – arr. Steve Barnett

Audio sampler:

Eatnemen Vuelie (Frode Fjellheim) – Cantus
O Little Town Of Bethlehem (arr. Dale Warland) – Dale Warland Singers
Fanfare To Winter (John David Earnest) – Whitman College Chorale
Stars (Sara Teasdale) – Salt Lake Vocal Artists
Wassail Song (arr. R. Vaughan Williams) – The Bach Choir
Spotless Rose (Ola Gjeilo) – Amadeus Choir

2017-2018 Season

Winter Song | Water Music: Songs of Rain, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans |
Voces Latinas (Latin American Voices)

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Saturday, December 9, 2017, 7:30pm
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church
3030 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue (View Map)


Sunday, December 10, 2017, 3:00pm
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church
3030 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue (View Map)


Sunday, December 17, 2017, 3:00pm
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
4400 86th Avenue SE, Mercer Island
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