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Robert Gurney, Music Director
The Panama Pacific International Exposition's 100th Anniversary!
Mission Dolores Basilica 100th Anniversary

San Francisco Lyric Chorus 20th Anniversary


Return to The Promised Land:

Classical Choral Music of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Amy Beach:  Panama Hymn
(official hymn of the PPIE, commissioned for that purpose)
Camille Saint-Saëns:  Selections from The Promised Land
(his late-career oratorio given its American premiere at the PPIE
but seldom performed since)

Selections from other classical choral works
performed at the PPIE:

Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem: #4, Wie Lieblich Sind Deine Wohnungen
Georg Frideric Handel: The Messiah: And The Glory of the Lord
Georg Frideric Handel: The Messiah:  Hallelujah Chorus
Joseph Haydn:  The Creation:  Awake The Harp
Joseph Haydn:  The Creation:  The Heavens Are Telling
Felix Mendelssohn Elijah: Lift Thine Eyes
Felix Mendelssohn:  Elijah:   He, Watching Over Israel
Richard Wagner:  Tannhaüser: Pilgrim’s Chorus

Boyd Jarrell, baritone

Christa Pfeiffer, soprano
Teresa Cardinale, alto
Kevin Baum & Mark Mueller, tenors

Jerome Lenk, organ

Accompanied by strings, trumpets, timpani, organ

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7 pm.
Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 5 pm
Mission Dolores Basilica,
Dolores & 16th Sts., San Francisco

Tickets: $20 general; $18 seniors [at door]
Free to students under 18 or with ID
Please, no children under 5

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