Past Seasons

Season 2018-2019

This Shining Night

December 1-2, 2018

  • John Joubert: Welcome Yule!

  • Norman Luboff: Still, still, still

  • Hugo Distler: Lo, how a rose e'er blooming

  • Anton Bruckner: Virga Jesse

  • Bronwyn Edwards: Christmas Boats

  • Bronwyn Edwards: Christmas on the Beach

  • Jacob Handl: Ab oriente venerunt magi

  • Samuel Barber: Sure on this shining night

  • Benjamin Britten: A New Year Carol

  • Felix Mendelssohn: Weihnachten

  • Christopher Lee Fraley: Agnus Dei

  • Joy DeCoursey-Porter: Jesus

  • Rick Asher: The Camels' Carol

  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Hodie Christus natus est

  • Samuel Scheidt: In dulci jubilo

  • William Walton: All this time

  • Michael Culloton: Silent night

Byrd & Wyers

March 23-24, 2019

  • William Byrd: Mass for four voices

  • Giselle Wyers: And All Shall Be Well

Joy!

June 1-2, 2019

  • Gerald Finzi: My spirit sang all day

  • Joy DeCoursey-Porter: Though no fruit be on the vines

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, meine Freude

  • Joy DeCoursey-Porter: There was The One

  • Joy DeCoursey-Porter: I shall not live in vain

  • William Walton: The Twelve

  • Eric Barnum: The Human Heart

Season 2017 - 2018

What Cheer!

December 9-10, 2017

  • Mateo Flecha: Riù riù chiù

  • William Byrd: O magnum mysterium

  • Jan Pieterszoon: Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est

  • Heinrich Schütz: Ein Kind ist uns geboren

  • Peter J. Wilhousky: Carol of the Bells

  • Randall Thompson: Alleluia

  • William Walton: What cheer

  • Franz Biebl: Ave Maria

  • John Tavener: Today the virgin

  • Eleanor Daley: Huron Carol

  • Bern H. Herbolsheimer: Stille Nacht

  • Jeremy Kings: There is no rose

  • Joy DeCoursey-Porter: Dum spiro spero (world premiere)

  • Charles Lovekin: A Christmas Carol (world premiere)

Shall We Dance?

April 7-8, 2018

  • Aaron Copland: Stomp your foot

  • Johannes Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes

  • Ástor Piazzolla: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

  • J.S. Bach: Der Geist hilft

  • Charles Ives: Circus Band

Stormy Weather

June 2-3, 2018

 

  • Jeffery L. Ames: I’ve been in the storm so long

  • Melinda Bargreen: Big Easy on My Mind

  • William Billings: Euroclydon

  • Johannes Brahms: In stiller Nacht

  • Edward Elgar: As torrents in summer

  • Carlos Guastavino: Viento norte

  • Stephen Hatfield: La lluvia

  • Jeremy Kings: Stormy Weather (world premiere)

  • Sean Kirchner: Unclouded Day

  • Joy DeCoursey-Porter: Mondnacht

  • John Rutter: Blow, blow, thou winter wind

  • Joan Szymko: The Gift to Sing

  • Eric Whitacre: Cloudburst

Season 2016 - 2017

A Winter's Night

December 10-11, 2016

  • Karen P. Thomas: Ancient Souls

  • Abraham Kaplan: Eight Days of Chanukah

  • William Walton: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis

  • William Averitt: In the bleak midwinter (world premiere)

  • Harold Darke: In the bleak midwinter

  • Cecilia McDowall: A Winter's Night

Cascadian Composers

April 22-23, 2017

  • Bern Herbolsheimer: Three Choruses from "Mark Me Twain" (world premiere)

  • Bern Herbolsheimer: Ratcoon

  • Bern Herbolsheimer: Blessed

  • Joy DeCoursey-Porter: Miserere mei Deus

  • Joy DeCoursey-Porter: There Was the One

  • Christopher Lee Fraley: He was born in spring

  • Christopher Lee Fraley: Reminiscence

  • Jeremy Kings: A Red, Red Rose

  • Jeremy Kings: There is no rose

  • Gary D. Cannon: Set me as a seal upon thine heart

  • Karen P. Thomas: How can I keep from singing?

Beloved

June 24-25, 2017

  • Alice Parker: Johnny I hardly knew ye

  • Karen P. Thomas: Four Lewis Carroll Songs

Turtle Soup / Father William / Jabberwocky / Speak Roughly

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs

Full Fathom Five / The Cloud-Capp'd Towers / Over Hill, Over Dale

  • Jake Runestad: And So I Go On

  • Karen P. Thomas: How can I keep from singing

Season 2015 - 2016

Magnificat

December 12-13, 2015

Magnificat, by René Clausen; Ave Maria, by Tomás Luis de Victoria; Ave Maria, by Anton Bruckner; Bogoroditse devo, by Sergei Rachmaninov; Hymn to the Mother of Light, by Reginald Unterseher; Magnificat quinti toni, by Hieronymus Praetorius; Magnificat, by Arvo Pärt; Fair as a dove, by Sheila Bristow; Of a Rose, by Cecilia McDowall; Ave maris stella, by Edvard Grieg; A spotless rose, by Herbert Howells; Away in a manger, by Reginald Unterseher; Magnificat, by Peter Chamberlain

Rachmaninov Vespers

April 2-3, 2016

“Gold and Silver” from Love Letters, by Bern Herbolsheimer; All-Night Vigil op.37, by Sergei Rachmaninov

Shakespeare & Friends

June 4-5, 2016

Moonlight Music, by Eric William Barnum; Double, Double Toil and Trouble, by Jaakko Mäntyjärvi; A Summer Sonnet, by Kevin Olson; Oberon, by Reginald Unterseher – world premiereFull Fathom Five, by Reginald Unterseher; Take, oh take those lips away, by Karen P. Thomas – world premiereSlow, fresh fount, words by Ben Jonson, music by William Horsley; Never weather-beaten sail, words by Thomas Campion, music by Sir Hubert Parry; Lay a garland, words from Beaumont and Fletcher, music by Robert Pearsall; A Litany, words by Phineas Fletcher, music by William Walton; Weep, O mine eyes, by John Bennet; Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone, by John Farmer; The silver swan, by Orlando Gibbons; A Round of three country dances in one, by Thomas Ravenscroft