program notes

April 29, 2017 Honegger’s “King David”
February 26, 2017 Big Sing: American Stories
December 10, 2016 A Feast of Carols
March 5, 2016 Eastern Voices
December 12, 2015 A Feast of Carols 2015
June 27, 2015 Beginnings…
June 27, 2015 TURBINE
February 8, 2015 St. Matthew Passion
December 13, 2014 A Feast of Carols 2014
October 26, 2014 BiG SING 2014
April 26, 2014 Anthracite Fields
February 23, 2014 The Sound of Spirit: Pärt/Haydn
December 14, 2013 A Feast of Carols
October 25, 2013 Kimmel Center Organ Concert
May 11 & 19, 2013 Haydn’s The Creation
February 23 & 24, 2013 Beethoven and Gill
December 9 & 15, 2012 Angels from on High
October 21, 2012 Trinity: Moran and Bruckner
April 29, 2012 RITUALS: East/West
February 12, 2012 Unfinished Masterpieces
December 8 & 10, 2011 Golden Voices of the East
October 22, 2011 Northern Lights and Mystical Masterpieces
February 27, 2011 the audience inCHOIRing
December 11, 2010 A Feast of Carols 2010
October 24, 2010 BIGSING//Brahms
April 24, 2010 Missa Latina pro pace
December 12, 2009 A Feast of Carols
October 17, 2009 rewind//PLAY//fastforward
March 29, 2009 Verdi Requiem + Higdon Premiere
December 13, 2008 From Heaven on High
March 8, 2008 Honegger King David
November 3, 2007 On the Transmigration of Souls
April 21, 2007 Mendelssohn Elijah
December 16, 2006 Respighi Laud to the Nativity
November 17 & 18, 2006 Leah Stein’s Carmina Burana 
May 7, 2006 Clearfield The Golem Psalms Bloch Sacred Service Avodath Hakodesh
December, 2005 Hancock, Paulus, St. Pierre, Rudolph, Whitacre
October 5, 2005 Beethoven, Sherman, Schubert, Cherubini
December 18, 2004 A Feast of Carols
October 30, 2004 Mozart’s Wedding Gift   Mozart, St. Pierre, Monk
March 28, 2004 Carmina Burana and Cantata Profan  Krush, Bartók, Orff
October 25, 2003 High Bridge   Fussell, Vaughan Williams, Marshall
May 3, 2003 War and Peace   Fussell, Boatrite, Haydn
March 8, 2003 Voices of the Last Seal   Palestrina, Bruckner, Moran
December 13 & 14, 2002 Love Came Down at Christmas
October 19, 2002 Touch the Angel’s Hand
April 6, 2002 Krzysztof Penderecki St. Luke Passion
December 14 & 15, 2001 What Sweeter Music: An English Christmas
October 21, 2001 Schoenberg A Survivor From Warsaw Brahms A German Requiem
October 29, 2000 English Giants
March 26, 2000 Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart
October 23, 1999 Beethoven, Merryman, St. Pierre
May 1, 1999 A Singing World
March 14, 1999 Verdi  Requiem
October 24, 1998 Handel Israel in Egypt
December 13 & 14, 1997 A Feast of Carols
October 18, 1997 Music from the French Cathedral
July 2, 1997 Honegger King David  Poulenc Gloria
May 11, 1997 Psalms and Songs
March 9, 1997 Mendelssohn   Elijah
December 1996 Celestial Seasons
 May 6, 1995 The Forgotten Generation
Michael MooreProgram Notes Writer Michael Moore has served as Mendelssohn Club’s program editor since 1988. His program notes have been reprinted by such organizations as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Memphis Symphony, the Berkshire Music Festival, Britain’s Windsor Festival, Temple University, the University of Delaware, Emory University and Haverford College, and by choruses across the country. He has also written liner notes for the 2008 recording of Charles Fussell’s Wilde Symphony, released by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. A member of the bass section, Michael has sung with Mendelssohn Club since 1985.