LCHS Choral Artists sing in France: Concert Repertoire

LCHS Choral Artists sing in France: Concert Repertoire

The LCHS Choral Artists from La Cañada High School sing a wide selection of mainly sacred, classical repertoire iN France during their spring concert tour to Normandy, Paris and Puteaux. The 111 students from California directed by Dr. Jeffrey Brookey have been preparing the program for their France performance tour for months.

the LCHS Choral Artists sing in France in 2019 with iNSIDE EUROPE
The LCHS Choral Artists sing iN France in 2019.

Classical Sacred Repertoire

The LCHS Choral Artists’s classical sacred program is fitting for the liturgical season of Lent and the prestigious cathedrals the 111 singers are performing in: “A Choral Fanfare” composed by John Rutter, “Adoramus te” by Eric Barnum, “David’s lamentation” by Joshua Shank, and “Lux aurumque” by Eric Whitacre. They will also be singing “O nata lux” composed by Morten Lauridsen as well as Maurice Duruflé’s “Ubi caritas”.

American Hymn & Spiritual Repertoire

Singers and audience favorites alike are spirituals. They include; “Deep River” arranged by Roy Ringwald, “Ezekiel Saw the Wheel” arranged by William Dason, as well as “Daniel, Servant of the Lord” and “Rock-a My Soul” both arranged by Stacey V. Gibbs.

Also included in the American Hymn & Spiritual repertoire will be “Hear My Prayer” by Moses Hogan, “I’ll Fly Away” arranged by Shawn Kirchner, and “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” by George N. Allen and arranged by Roy Ringwald.

Secular Repertoire

On the secular side, the choirs will be performing “The Flight Song” composed by Kim Andre Arnesen, “I Am Not Yours” by Z. Randall Stroope, and “Lotos” by Eric William Barnum, as well as “Sleep My Child” by Eric Whitacre and “Twa Tanbou” by Sydney Guillaume.

American Patriotic

Representing their homeland of the United States at two special occasions, the LCHS Choral Artists will patriotically perform “The National Anthem” by John Stafford Smith and Francis Scott Key as well as Irving Berlin’s God Bless America.