A Program for the Holidays

December 21, 2019, 4:30 pm

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A holiday collection of religious and secular favorites sung by Kiri Te Kanawa, Robert Shaw Chorale, Kathleen Ferrier, Richard Tauber, and more.


“O, Divine Redeemer” by Charles Gounod
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano; English Chamber Orchestra; Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral; Barry Rose, conductor
(London 1984. PHILIPS 412 629‐2)

“Panis Angelicus” by César Franck
The Robert Shaw Chorale with Organ and Orchestra
(New York 1964. RCA VICTOR 09026‐63746‐2)

“O Come, All Ye Faithful” Traditional
Kathleen Ferrier, contralto; Boyd Neel String Orchestra; Boyd Neel, conductor
(London 1948. DECCA 478 3597)

“White Christmas” by Irving Berlin
Richard Tauber, tenor; Orchestra; Henry Geehl, conductor
(London 1944. ROMOPHONE 87000‐2)

“Go Tell It on the Mountain” African American Spiritual
Dorothy Maynor with unaccompanied Male Choir
(New York 1941. ROMOPHONE 87001‐2)

“Hallelujah Chorus” from Messiah HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
English Concert & Choir; Trevor Pinnock, conductor
(London 1988. DGG 449 965‐2)