CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Performance Sunday, November 17, 2013 | 1 PM

Carnegie Hall Family Concert: Brooklyn Youth Chorus

Britten's Young Voices

Zankel Hall
The pure tone and exuberant energy of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus is the perfect complement to Benjamin Britten's music. These inspiring young singers honor the composer in his centenary year with a program that features some of his most charming choral music for young voices, as well as a Britten-inspired world premiere by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Caroline Shaw.


Performers

  • Brooklyn Youth Chorus
    Dianne Berkun-Menaker, Founder and Artistic Director
  • Caroline Shaw, Violin and Viola
  • Bridget Kibbey, Harp
  • Aleeza Meir, Piano
  • Charlotte Blake Alston, Host

Program

  • BRITTEN Procession from A Ceremony of Carols
  • BRITTEN "Wolcum Yole!" from A Ceremony of Carols
  • BRITTEN "There Is No Rose" from A Ceremony of Carols
  • BRITTEN BENJAMIN BRITTEN "There Is No Rose" from A Ceremony of Carols (arr. Randall Stroope)
  • BRITTEN "Balulalow" from A Ceremony of Carols
  • BRITTEN "As Dew in Aprille" from A Ceremony of Carols
  • BRITTEN "Old Abram Brown" from Friday Afternoons
  • BRITTEN "This Little Babe" from A Ceremony of Carols
  • BRITTEN "Country Girls" from Choral Dances from Gloriana
  • BRITTEN "Rustics and Fisherman" from Choral Dances from Gloriana
  • BRITTEN "Ballad of Green Broom" from Five Flower Songs
  • BRITTEN At the Mid Hour of Night
  • BRITTEN "Spring Carol" from A Ceremony of Carols
  • BRITTEN "The Cuckoo" from Friday Afternoons
  • CAROLINE SHAW Its Motion Keeps
  • BRITTEN "A New Year Carol" from Friday Afternoons
  • BRITTEN "Deo Gracias" from A Ceremony of Carols

Pre-concert

Pre-concert activities will take place one hour before each performance and are free to all ticket holders.
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Lead funding for Carnegie Hall Family Concerts has been provided by The Irene Diamond Fund.

Carnegie Hall Family Concerts are also made possible, in part, by endowment gifts from The Irene Diamond Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., and the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund.
Thanks to New York City Department of Homeless Services for supporting young fathers and their families at this concert.

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