Camerata Chamber Choir

Camerata Chamber Choir
Sunday, May 14, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the Camerata Chamber Choir in a Mother’s Day concert under the direction of Stephen Caracciolo. A select choir of 40–50 singers drawn from all majors of the university, Camerata performs a wide variety of works drawn from the expansive choral repertoire, including Renaissance motets, folksongs, choral-orchestral works, German part songs, Russian sacred liturgies, American spirituals, and new works. In previous seasons Camerata has accepted invitations to perform with conductor-composer John Rutter at Carnegie Hall and has provided entertainment for guests touring the White House during the holiday season. The ensemble’s program will feature:

Evening Beauty
“Stars” — Ēriks Ešenvalds
“Good Night Dear Heart” — Daniel Forrest
“Flower of Beauty” — John Clements

American Folksongs
“La Martiniana” — arranged by David Conte
“La Llorona”
“Shenandoah” — arranged by James Erb
“Simple Gifts” — arranged Stephen Caracciolo

A New Work
“To the One Seated on the Throne” — Stephen Caracciolo

Oratorio, Opera, and Cantata Choruses
“And the Glory of the Lord” (from Messiah) — George Frideric Handel
“Va Pensiero” (from Nabucco) — Giuseppe Verdi
“Treulich Geführt” (from Lohengrin) — Richard Wagner
“O Fortuna” (from Carmina Burana) — Carl Orff

Admission is free.

Directions and parking information
UMBC is located about 10 minutes south of the Inner Harbor along I-95. For this event, free visitor parking is available in Lot 8, directly adjacent to the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, where Linehan Concert Hall is located — please see here for additional information.

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