Band of Angels
This piece was composed for the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Sixteenth St. Baptist Church; the bombing that took the lives of Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Cynthia Wesley, and Carol Robertson. This work is a compilation of spirituals and gospel songs and scripture.
Date: Sunday, September 16, 2018
Home for The Holidays (with the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra)
The TSO hosts the Alabama Choir School, the Shelton State Singers, and the Prentice Concert Chorale once again for a heartwarming evening of music of the season, including:
- Menotti Shepherds’ Chorus from “Amahl and the Night Visitors”
- Berlioz “Shepherds’ Farewell to the Holy Family” from L’Enfance du Christ
- Rutter Shepherds’ Pipe Carol
- Alex Diaz, “This Holiday” a premier performance
The story of a people’s triumph told in music of high drama and glorious pageantry, Judas Maccabaeus is George Frideric Handel at his heroic best, full of rousing choruses, ravishing duets, and fiery arias.
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019
The Notebooks of Leonardo daVinci (with The University of Alabama choirs and orchestra)
To honor the legacy of the quintessential Renaissance man, Jocelyn Hagen announces a new work for chorus, orchestra and film projections. The work brings to life pages from da Vinci’s famous notebooks, using his words for the libretto and animating both the texts and illustrations in a beautifully expressive visual dance.
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019