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Become a member of the San Francisco Lyric Chorus!

We Have Openings In All Parts, Especially Sopranos and Basses!  We’d Love To Meet You!

Join the San Francisco Lyric Chorus for our exciting Fall 2017 season:

Francic Poulenc: Gloria
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Ralph Vaughan Williams Wassail Song
Franz Biebl Ave Maria
Sergei Rachmaninoff Bogoroditse Devo
William Walton What Cheer?
Steven Jackson Noel Nouvelet

 

AUDITIONS:  Contact Music Director Robert Gurney at 415-721-4077 or info@sflc.org

REHEARSALS:

Fall 2017 season rehearsals begin Monday, September 11, 2017 - 7:15 pm
Rehearsals are each Monday, 7:15-9:45 pm (except Memorial Day)

Rehearsal Location:

St. Peter’s Hall
Trinity+St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
1620 Gough Street (between Austin Alley and Bush Street)
San Francisco

Map to Rehearsal Location: Trinity+St Peter's Episcopal Church

Performances will take place:

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7 pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 5 pm


BACKGROUND MATERIALS

Poulenc

http://www.52composers.com/poulenc.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Poulenc
https://www.poulenc.fr/en/?Biography
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/francis-poulenc-mn0000188079/biography
http://www.classiccat.net/poulenc_f/biography.php

Vaughan Williams
http://www.52composers.com/vaughan-williams.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Vaughan_Williams
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/ralph-vaughan-williams-mn0000204681/biography
http://www.fabermusic.com/composers/ralph-vaughan-williams/biography
https://rvwsociety.com/short-biography/

Biebl
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Biebl
https://www.pcmsconcerts.org/composer/franz-biebl/
http://www.classiccat.net/biebl_f/biography.php
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Franz%20Biebl&item_type=topic
http://www.providencesingers.org/Concerts06/Season14-15/Mar15Biebl.php

Rachmaninoff
http://www.52composers.com/rachmaninoff.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergei_Rachmaninoff
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/sergey-rachmaninov-mn0000505265/biography
http://www.boosey.com/pages/cr/composer/composer_main?composerid=2861&ttype=BIOGRAPHY
http://www.classiccat.net/rachmaninov_s/biography.php

Walton
http://www.52composers.com/walton.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Walton
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/william-walton-472.php
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/william-walton-mn0001021521/biography
http://www.browsebiography.com/bio-william_walton.html

Jackson
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_Symphony_Chorus#Stephen_Jackson
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/stephen-jackson-mn0000024988/credits

 

Here are web links to Youtube performances of the music:

Poulenc:  Gloria: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43Tri0eOZi0

Vaughan Williams:  Fantasia on Christmas Carols: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECAoloWRobE

Vaughan Williams:  Wassail Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05Bzbz-RXiA

Biebl:  Ave Maria: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVyCJlPiHFg

Rachmaninoff:  Bogoroditse Devo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InMhSNBlIg8

Walton:  What Cheer?:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EhOf6LA2YE

Jackson, arr.:  Noël Nouvelet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqfyKnOrB6Q


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