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Kent Nagano Conducts Anniversary Concert Honoring Alden Gilchrist

Calvary Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir

Calvary Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir Kent Nagano Conducts Anniversary Concert Honoring Alden Gilchrist

On Friday, October 28, (6pm) San Francisco celebrates composer and director of music Alden Gilchrist’s 60th anniversary of leading the acclaimed chancel choir and music ministries at Calvary Presbyterian Church, with a talent-and star-packed FREE concert & reception. (All welcome, but please RSVP to 415.346.3832 so adequate food & drink can be arranged)

Featuring Grammy® winner Kent Nagano conducting works and arrangements by Alden and pieces from his favorite composers, performed by:

The San Francisco Academy Orchestra
Calvary Chancel Choir & Soloists
The Dave Scott (Jazz) Quartet
Santa Rosa Children’s Chorus

Program includes excerpts from:
David Newman’s "Alleluia"
Mozart’s "Litanei"
J.S. Bach’s "Concerto in G"
J.S. Bach’s KK51
Gilchrist’s "Jubilo"
Gilchrist’s "Daniel"
Dvorak’s "Stabat Mater"
Monteverdi’s "Zefiro"
Bach’s KK170
Gilchrist’s "Stalingrad"
(Spiritual) "Elijah Rock"
Gilchrist’s "Amazing Grace" (arr.)
Gilchrist’s "Salaün"
(Spiritual) "Precious Lord"
Gilchrist’s "Job"

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Program

David Newman

Allelulia

Mozart

Litanei

Dvorak

Stabat Mater

J.S. Bach

Concerto in G

Performers

Kent Nagano

Conductor

Calvary Chancel Choir

Choral and solo performances

The Dave Scott Quartet

Jazz performances

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