SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2017 AT 4 PM
Celebrate your holiday season at the Annual Holiday Concert of the Oratorio Society of Queens and Maestro David Close performing excerpts from Handel’s “Messiah” with chorus, soloists, and OSQ's orchestra, The Orchestral Arts Ensemble of Queens. Hear your favorite Christmas and Chanukah songs!
Messiah, Part I selections
The Many Moods of Christmas
O Holy Night
Joy to the World
B. Marcello, arr. D. Close
D. Frimer, arr. D. Close
Traditional Carols, arr. Robert Shaw & R. Russell Bennett
Traditional French Carol, arr. J. Rutter
A. Adam, arr. D. Buck; orch. R. Pretzer
I. Watts, arr. M. Wilberg, "Antioch" by Lowell Mason
SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018 AT 4 PM
OSQ will celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday by presenting "Chichester Psalms." You will be transported with his stunningly beautiful, melodic and joyously rhythmic masterpiece - a musical depiction of the composer's hope for brotherhood and peace. Selections from the best of America’s musical heritage are also featured - reflecting the wide range of music that is the American Choral Experience - with Maestro David Close and OSQ's orchestra, The Orchestral Arts Ensemble of Queens.
David Close, Conductor
Orchestral Arts Ensemble of Queens