Choral Concert with Baroque Orchestra

with Dr. Jan Harrington,
conductors from the Conducting Master Class,
The Princeton Festival Chorus, and
The Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra

Saturday June 24 at 5 pm

Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary
64 Mercer Street, Princeton

Program

George Frideric Handel
(1685-1759)
Chandos Anthem no. 11, “Let God Arise,” HWV 256
Antonio Vivaldi
(1678 -1741)
Kyrie, RV 587
Claudio Monteverdi
(1567-1643)
Beatus Vir, SV 268
Jan Dismas Zelenka
(1679-1745)
Miserere, ZWV 57


» Read more about the 2017 Choral Conducting Master Class
» Read more about the Baroque Orchestra Concert on June 21


Tickets available exclusively through the McCarter Ticket Office on or about March 1

 

The Princeton Festival Chorus and the period-instrument Princeton Festival Orchestra perform Baroque works by Handel, Vivaldi, Monteverdi, and Zelenka. They are led by talented professional conductors who have honed their skills in the Festival’s week-long conducting master class. The beautiful acoustic and natural light of Miller Chapel at the seminary adds an extra dimension to the occasion.


Dr. Jan Harrington, Master Class Clinician

Dr. Jan HarringtonJan Harrington was Chancellor’s Professor and Chair of the Choral Conducting Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where he conducted and taught for 33 years until his retirement in 2007. During his entire tenure there, he conducted the Indiana University Singers, a select virtuoso choir of 32 singers, as well as various orchestral concerts, operas and oratorios on campus. For 10 years he was conductor of the Indiana University Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, a group devoted to the performance of avant-garde vocal music with whom he performed over 120 new pieces from the avant-garde as well as classic 20th century works, including many world premieres. He served as Chair of the Choral Department from 1998 to his retirement, taught graduate conducting, and continues to act as mentor to the graduate choral conducting students.


The Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra

jessica-franko-06-22-16_baroque_245_editJuan Carlos Zamudio, concertmaster

The Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra proved to be a very popular addition to the Festival in 2015 and 2016. They return this year to perform in this choral concert as well as separately in a Baroque Orchestra concert on Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30 pm.

 

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