SPECIAL CHORAL MUSICAL OFFERINGS

BY

THE GRACE CHURCH CHOIRS

2019 – 2020

The 125th Season of the Choirs

FREE ADMISSION

Sunday Afternoons at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted

IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE, SING ON!

Consider bringing a dry food good or toiletry with you to help the needy of our city!
You can place your gift in the baskets located as you enter the Church.

Saturday at 4:00, 7 September
The Weekend Organ Meditation Series Resumes

8 September
First Sunday of the 125th Season of the Choirs
11:00 a.m. Morning Prayer Rite One with
The Combined Choirs

Tuesday at 12:20, 10 September
Bach at Noon resumes the regular season schedule

20 October
REJOICE IN THE LAMB by BENJAMIN BRITTEN
The Choir of Men and Boys

3 November
REQUIEM, Opus 48
by GABRIEL FAURÉ
The Adult Choir with the Parish Choir

8 December
AN ADVENT PROCESSION WITH CAROLS
The Adult Choir

Wednesday at 12:15 – 12:45, 11 December
THE COMMUNITY CAROL SING
The Combined Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs

15 December
A CEREMONY OF CAROLS by BENJAMIN BRITTEN
The Girls’ Choir with Alumni of the Choir and members of the
Adult and Parish Choirs
Nancy Allen, harp

Tuesday at 8:00 Christmas Eve, 24 December
A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS
The Choir of Men and Boys with The Girls’ Choir

5 January
AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS by GIAN CARLO MENOTTI
The Adult Choir

9 February
THE ANNUAL CONCERT OF MUSIC FOR TREBLE VOICES
The Novice and Junior Choristers of the Grace Church Choirs with
Dr. Barry Rose, OBE, guest conductor and
The Whiting of Novices

Saturday at 4:00, 4 April
SYMPHONIE-PASSION, Opus 23 for Organ Solo
Meditations on the life of Christ inspired by improvisations offered on the Grand Organ at the Wannamaker Store in 1921
Composed by
Marcel Dupré

5 April, Palm Sunday
CRUCIFIXION by John Stainer
The Adult Choir

Monday at 7:00, 6 April
SEPT CHORALS-POÈMES POUR LES SEPT PAROLES DU CHRIST
The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross (1935)
Composed by
Charles Tournemire for Organ Solo
Dedicated to Ernest Mitchell, organist of Grace Church 1922-1960

Tuesday at 7:00, 16 April
LEÇONS DE TÉNÈBRES POUR LE MERCREDI SAINT
Tenebrae Readings for Holy Wednesday (1714)
by FRANÇOIS COUPERIN
Amy Bartram, soprano
Ruth Cunningham, soprano
John Mark Rozendaal, viola da gamba

Friday at 7:00, 24 April
THE ANNUAL SPRING CHOIR CONCERT
The Combined Choirs of Grace Church in New York

Please consider making a donation to help support keeping the doors open, the lights on and the music flowing at Grace Church. It takes a community to care for a community. We are very grateful for all your love, kind words, prayers and support. Give to support the musical offerings at Grace Church in New York

The Reverend J. Donald Waring, Rector
Patrick Allen, Organist and Master of Choristers
Hannah Cen, Organ Scholar

The 2019-2020 Season Postcard