Peninsula Women's Chorus: Star of Wonder

16 Dec 2012

Menlo Park, CA


St. Patrick's Seminary


4:00 p.m.

Presenting Organization/Ensemble:

Peninsula Women's Chorus

Conductor/Keynote Speaker:

Martín Benvenuto

Star of Wonder features an eclectic collection of vibrant music from around the world.

Program Highlights: "Christmas Intrada" (a potpourri of carols for four-hand piano) by David Conte; "Star-Crossed" by Saunder Choi; "I Wonder as I Wander" by John Jacob Niles, "Litanies à la vierge" by M.A. Charpentier
Hear the PWC sing the brilliant "Sanctus und Benedictus" by Poland's greatest living composer, Krzystztof Penderecki, and the sublimely tender "Litanies à la vierge" by Baroque composer M.A. Charpentier. We will perform Levente Gyöngyösi's scintillating "Gloria Kajoniensis" in its entirety, accompanied by violins and percussion, and star-themed works by Argentinian composer Emilio Dublanc, as well as the American premiere of "Star-Crossed", by Filipino composer Saunder Choi.  Join us for this sparkling holiday program!



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