Repertory

Bach Chorale of Grand Rapids Concert Repertory, Fall 1998 to the present

November 9, 2014 (Central Reformed Church), with Gregory Maytan, violin, and Marilyn Ossentjuk, organ
Antonio Vivaldi Credo, RV 591
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Jubilate Deo, op. 69 no. 2
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck Psalm 75
Psalm 90
Alessandro Scarlatti Exaltabo te, Domine
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Two Movements from "Lobgesang", op. 52
George Frideric Handel O Praise the Lord with One Consent (from Chandos Anthem no. 9)
Johann Sebastian Bach Chaconne from the Partita no. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
Heinrich von Herzogenberg Gott, man lobt dich zu Zion
Das Volk, so im Finstern wandelt
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Nunc Dimittis, op. 69, no. 1
Antonio Vivaldi Magnificat, RV 610a
 
May 4, 2014 (Central Reformed Church), with Marilyn Ossentjuk, organ, and Jeremy Crosmer, cello
Josef Rheinberger Missa “Misericordias Domini”, op.192
Benjamin Britten Festival Te Deum, op. 32
Luigi Boccherini Cello Concerto no. 9 in B-flat major, G. 482 (Grützmacher version)
Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata BWV 6: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden
Josef Rheinberger Abendlied, op. 69, no. 3
 
November 3, 2013 (Basilica of St. Adalbert), with Marilyn Ossentjuk, organ, the Capella of Calvin College (Joel Navarro, conductor, Linda Hoisington, accompanist), and area brass players
Heinrich Schütz Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, SWV 380
Claudio Merulo Haec est dies
Cipriano de Rore Justus es, Domine
Heinrich Schütz Deutsches Magnificat (1657), SWV 426
Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon prima a 5
O magnum mysterium
Hans Leo Hassler Pater noster
Benjamin Britten Hymn to the Virgin (Capella only)
Z. Randall Stroope Riveder le stelle (Capella only)
Ryan Cayabyab Kyrie and Agnus Dei, from Misa (Capella only)
Giovanni Gabrieli Sonata pian’ e forte
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Mitten wir im Leben sind (op. 23 no. 3)
Giovanni Gabrieli Magnificat
Hans Leo Hassler Cantate Domino
Giovanni Gabrieli Kyrie and Gloria (Sacrae Symphoniae, 1597)
 
April 26 and 27, 2013 (Cathedral of St. Andrew), with Maria Jette, Foster Sommerlad, Ross Hauck, Paul Max Tipton, and Michael Dean, soloists, and members of the Grand Rapids Symphony, David Lockington conducting
J. S. Bach Johannespassion (St. John Passion), BWV 245
 
March 15, 2013 (Central Reformed Church), with Marilyn Ossentjuk, accompanist (organ); soloists: Rhonda Sider Edgington, organist, Abby Bedford, alto, and Gleb Ivanov, piano; members of the Grand Rapids Symphony
J. S. Bach Ach, großer König (from St. John Passion)
Cantata BWV 169, Gott soll allein mein Herze haben
Keyboard Concerto in D, BWV 1054
Ach, Herr, lass dein lieb’ Engelein (from St. John Passion)
Motet: Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230
Felix Mendelssohn String Symphony no. 7 in D minor, MVV N7
 
November 18, 2012 (Central Reformed Church), with Marilyn Ossentjuk, organ, and the Perugino String Quartet
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Benedictus sit Deus, K.117
Camille Saint-Saens Quam dilecta tabernacula tua, op.148
Antonin Dvorak Quartet in F major, op. 96, “American”
Johannes Brahms O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf, op. 74 no. 2
Antonio Vivaldi Credo, RV 591
Johannes Brahms Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (from Ein deutsches Requiem, op. 45)
George Frideric Handel Chandos Anthem no. 9 (excerpts)
 
April 29, 2012 (Central Reformed Church), with Gregory Maytan, violin, Nicole Lee, piano, Marilyn Ossentjuk, organ, and chamber orchestra
Felix Mendelssohn Jubilate Deo (from Three Motets, op. 69)
Felix Mendelssohn Concerto in D minor for violin, piano and orchestra
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Exsultate Deo
Felix Mendelssohn Te Deum
Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings / Agnus Dei
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Misericordias Domini, K.222
 
November 6, 2011 (Central Reformed Church), with Marilyn Ossentjuk, organ, and two trumpets
Cristobal de Morales Ave, Domine
Jean Mouton Sanctus from the "Missa Alleluia"
Herbert Howells Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks
  A spotless rose
  O pray for the peace of Jerusalem
Heinrich Schütz Freue dich des Weibes deiner Jugend
Cristobal de Morales Victimae paschali laudes
Joseph Rheinberger Stabat Mater
Henry Purcell Te Deum in D
 
March 20, 2011 Bach Festival, with Marilyn Ossentjuk, organ, Linda Hoisington, piano, and chamber orchestra
Georg Philipp Telemann Psalm 117 (Laudate Jehovam omnes gentes)
J. S. Bach Cantata BWV 4, “Christ lag in Todesbanden” sinfonia and opening chorus
Georg Philipp Telemann Missa brevis super “Christ lag in Todesbanden”
Domenico Cimarosa Magnificat in D
J. S. Bach Double Violin Concerto in d minor, BWV 1043
J. S. Bach Cantata BWV 72, “Alles nur nach Gottes Willen”
 
November 14, 2010  with Marilyn Ossentjuk, accompanist
Henry Purcell I will sing unto the Lord
  Man that is born of a woman
  Thou knowest, Lord
  Rejoice in the Lord alway
Johannes Brahms Schicksalslied
  (accompaniment arr. for string quintet and piano)
Robert Schumann Mass in C
 
May 16, 2010 with Marilyn Ossentjuk, accompanist
J. S. Bach Herr Gott, dich loben wir (BWV 725)
  arr. for choir and organ
Jakob Handl Haec est dies
  Stetit Jesus
  Omnes gentes, plaudite manibus
Felix Mendelssohn Te Deum
Frans Liszt Missa Choralis, S. 10
Maurice Duruflé (Quatre motets sur des themes gregoriens, op.10)
  Ubi caritas et amor
  Tota pulchra es, Maria
  Tu es Petrus
  Tantum ergo
 
November 8, 2009 with Marilyn Ossentjuk, accompanist
Guillaume de Machaut Kyrie, Sanctus and Agnus Dei from Messe de Nostre Dame
George Frideric Handel (5 oratorio choruses)
  Ye sons of Israel
  Then shall they know
  Then round about the starry throne
  Haste thee, nymph
  These pleasures, Moderation, give
Antonín Dvorák Mass in D
 
April 19, 2009 Bach Festival, with chamber orchestra; Gregory Crowell, continuo
Antonio Vivaldi Magnificat
Franz Tunder Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott
J. S. Bach Keyboard Concerto in d minor, BWV 1069
  (Ksenia Leletkina, piano)
J. S. Bach Cantata 187: Es wartet alle Augen auf dich
 
November 16, 2008 with Linda Hoisington, accompanist 
Johann Sebastian Bach Aria from the Suite in D
  arr. Ward Swingle
Tomás Luis de Victoria Beati immaculati
  O magnum mysterium
  Ecce sacerdos magnus
  Ego sum panis vivus
Thomas Tomkins O pray for the peace of Jerusalem
  I heard a voice from Heaven
J. S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in E Major BWV 878 (WTC)
Heinrich Schütz Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt
  Unser keiner lebet ihm selber
  (from Geistliche Chormusik 1648)
Alessandro Scarlatti Exaltabo te Domine
Ralph Vaughan Williams Antiphon (from Five Mystical Songs)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Laudate pueri (from Vesperae de Dominica, KV321)
Jacques Arcadelt Ecco d’oro l’età
Camille Saint-Saëns Calme des nuits (Op. 68, no. 1)
Randall Thompson The road not taken
  Choose something like a star
Johannes Brahms Nänie (Elegy)
J. S. Bach Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230
 
April 20, 2008 with chamber orchestra
Tomás Luis de Victoria Missa “Ave Maris Stella”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Misericordias Domini
  Laudate pueri  (Vesperae de Domenica)
Felix Mendelssohn Sinfonia no.7 in d minor
Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata 4: “Christ lag in Todesbanden”
 
November 9, 2007 with Linda Hoisington, accompanist
Johann Sebastian Bach Air on the G String
Thomas Tomkins I heard a voice from heaven
  O pray for the peace of Jerusalem
J. P. Sweelinck Psalm 20
  Psalm 75
  Psalm 90
Jacques Arcadelt Ecco d’oro l’età
Heinrich Schütz German Magnificat à 4
Johann Sebastian Bach   Prelude & Fugue in E major BWV 878 (WTC)
  (prelude played by Linda, fugue sung by choir)
Johannes Brahms Heimat
  Der Abend
  Fragen
Igor Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms, accompaniment arr. for piano
Ralph Vaughan Williams Antiphon (from Five Mystical Songs)
 
April 16, 2007 Bach Festival, with chamber orchestra
Johann Sebastian Bach Sinfonia from Cantata 29 (Paul Jacobs, organ)
  BrandenburgConcerto no. 1, BWV 1046
Motet: “Der Geist hilft unsre Schwachheit auf” BVW 226 Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532
(Paul Jacobs, organ) Cantata 140: “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme”
 
Nov. 5, 2006 with chamber orchestra
Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata 80, “Eine’ feste Burg ist unser Gott”
Domenico Scarlatti Magnificat
George Frideric Handel Concerto grosso, op. 6 no. 2 (orchestral)
George Frideric Handel Chandos Anthem no. 7, “My song shall be alway”
 
May 14, 2006 with Linda Hoisington, piano, and Marilyn Ossentjuk, organ
Jakob Weckmann Wenn der Herr die Gefangenen zu Zion erlösen wird
Johann Kuhnau Tristis est anima mea
Franz Tunder Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott
Giuseppe Verdi Laudi alla Vergine Maria
Randall Thompson Alleluia
  The road not taken
  Choose something like a star
Felix Mendelssohn Lord, now lettest thou (Nunc Dimittis, from op. 69)
  Lauda Sion salvatorem  (op. 73, movement 1)
  All that has life and breath (Lobgesang, movement 1)
  The night is departing (Lobgesang, movement 7)
Johann Sebastian Bach Air in D major
 
November 4, 2005 with Linda Hoisington, accompanist
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Ad te levavi
  Dies sanctificatus
Johann Hermann Schein Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
  Das ist meine Freude
Claude Goudimel Bon jour, mon coeur
  Du jour que je feuz amoureux
  Et vray Dieu que l’on sera aise
  Je sens l’affection
  Une jeune pucelette
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Te Deum
Heinrich von Herzogenberg Kommt her zu mir
  O Traurigkeit, O Herzeleid
  Soll ich denn auch des Todes Weg
Johannes Brahms Nun stehn die Rosen in Blüte
  Die Berge sind spitz
  Am Wildbach die Weiden
  Und gehst du über den Kirchhof
William Walton Set me as a seal upon thine heart
Emma Lou Diemer O mistress mine, where are you roaming?
  Take, O take those lips away
  Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more!
 
April 11, 2005  Bach Festival, in conjunction with AGO
Johann Sebastian Bach Jesu, meine Freude
  Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir
  Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden
AGO members performing organ works of Bach:  
  Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532
  Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 662
  Toccata, Adagio and Fugue, BWV 564
 
November 19, 2004 with Eun Kyung Lee, accompanist
Heinrich Schütz German Magnificat, 1657
Henry Purcell I will sing unto the Lord
  Remember not, Lord, our offences
  Lord, how long wilt thou be angry
  Man that is born of a woman
  Thou knowest, Lord (second version)
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Rorate coeli
Johannes Brahms O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf
  Nänie
Dave Brubeck Forty Days (from “Light in the Wilderness”)
John Rutter O clap your hands
  I will lift up mine eyes
  Cantate Domino
 
May 2, 2004 with Linda Hoisington, accompanist
Robert Schumann Requiem, op. 148
Michael Praetorius Three settings of “Christ ist erstanden”
Johannes Eccard Christ ist erstanden
Orlando di Lasso Laetentur caeli
  Scio enim quod redemptor meus vivit
Antonin Dvórak Four Part Songs, op. 29
  Deep within the forest
  Cradle song
  I cannot answer
  The forsaken lover
John Wilbye Draw on, sweet night
Felix Mendelssohn Two movements from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
Gustav Holst Te Deum
Ralph Vaughan Williams Antiphon (from “Five Mystical Songs”)
   
October 26, 2003 with Linda Hoisington, accompanist
William Byrd Mass for four voices
Johannes Brahms Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen
Samuel Barber Agnus Dei
Benjamin Britten Hymn to St. Cecilia
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Vesperae solennes de confessore (K. 339)
 
March 30, 2003 Bach Festival, with chamber orchestra
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto grosso in d minor, op.3 no. 11
Johann Sebastian Bach Partita in E major for solo violin, BWV1006
  Cantata BWV29: Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir 
  Magnificat in D major
 
November 10, 2002 with Linda Hoisington, accompanist, and Michael Bloss, guest organist
Anton Bruckner Mass in E minor
Zoltán Kodály Laudes organi
 
April 12, 2002 with Linda Hoisington, accompanist
Thomas Tomkins O pray for the peace of Jerusalem
Johann Hermann Schein Die mit Tränen säen
William Byrd Mass for four voices
Olivier Messiaen O sacrum convivium
Benjamin Britten Antiphon
Maurice Duruflé Ubi caritas et amor
  Tota pulchra es
  Tu es Petrus
  Tantum ergo
Felix Mendelssohn Aus tiefer Not
  Mitten wir im Leben sind
Johann Sebastian Bach Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden
 
October 21, 2001 with Linda Hoisington, accompanist
Josquin des Pres Ave Christe
  Magnus es tu, Domine
  Tu pauperum refugium
Alessandro Scarlatti Exaltabo te, Domine
Johann Sebastian Bach Jesu, meine Freude
Johann Georg Albrechtsberger Te Deum
Johannes Brahms An die Heimat
  Der Abend
  Fragen
Jacques Arcadelt Ecco d’oro l’età
Camille Saint-Saëns Calme des nuits
Johannes Brahms He, Zigeuner
  Lieber Gott, du weisst
  Brauner Bursche
  Kommt dir manchmal in den Sinn
  Horch, der Wind klagt
  Weit und breit
 
April 22, 2001  Bach Festival, with the Bach Festival Chorus and orchestra, Karl Hochreither, conductor
Johann Sebastian Bach St. JohnPassion
 
November 10, 2000 with Linda Hoisington, accompanist
Johann Sebastian Bach Contrapunctus I (Art of the Fugue)
Orlando di Lasso Laudate Dominum de caelis
Claudio Monteverdi Magnificat for 6 voices
Tomás Luis de Victoria Beati immaculati
  O magnum mysterium
  Ecce sacerdos magnus
  Ego sum panis vivus
George Frideric Handel Choruses from “Israel in Egypt”:
  They loathed to drink of the river
  He sent a thick darkness
  He smote all the firstborn of Egypt
  But as for his people
  And I will exalt him
Johann Sebastian Bach Contrapunctus IV (Art of the Fugue)
 
April 30, 2000
Johann Sebastian Bach Christ lag in Todesbanden (chorale)
Domenico Scarlatti Magnificat
Jakob Handl Haec est dies (with Kenneth Bos, organ)
Heinrich Schütz Psalm 111 (SWV 424)
  Nicänische Glaube (SWV 422)
  Die Worte der Einsetezung des h. Abendmahls (SWV 423)
  Das Benedicte vor dem Essen (SWV 429)
Felix Mendelssohn Psalm 100: Jauchzet dem Herrn
  Nunc dimittis (op. 69 no.1)
  Richte mich, Gott (op. 78 no. 2)
Benjamin Britten Festival Te Deum
Cesar Franck Praise the Lord
  Psalm 150
Johann Sebastian Bach Vater unser (chorale)
 
October 28, 1999 Kenneth Bos, accompanist
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck Psalm 90 “Tu as été”
  Psalm 75
  Psalm 20
Tomas Luis de Victoria Missa  “Ave Maris Stella”
Johannes Brahms An die Heimat
  Abend
  Fragen
  Psalm 51 “Schaffe in mir, Gott”, op.29
Johann Sebastian Bach Motet: Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden BWV 230
 
Spring 1999  Bach Festival,with the Bach Festival Chorus and orchestra
Johann Sebastian Bach Mass in B minor
 
November 8, 1998
Heinrich Schütz Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt (SWV 380)
  Verleih uns Frieden genadiglich (SWV 372)
  Unser keiner lebet ihm selber (SWV 374)
  Herr, auf dich traue ich (SWV 377)
Dietrich Buxtehude Missa brevis
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck Fantasia chromatica (Kent Hill, harpsichord)
Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach Wachet auf
Johann Sebastian Bach Motet: Jesu, meine Freude


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