Jubilate! A Concert of Sacred Music

Virtual Performance

David Antony Lofton, Music Director and Conductor

March 20 – April 3, 2021


AVA dedicates this performance in memory of Lucinda S. Landreth

Performance airs March 20, 2021 at 7:30 PM through April 3, 2021 11:59 PM. 

AVA’s annual concert of sacred music returns, from the comfort of your own home! This year’s Jubilate will be recorded at a new location – the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral featuring our Resident Artists and, for the first time this season, members of the AVA Orchestra under the baton of Maestro David Antony Lofton. This concert will be filmed following all COVID-19 protocols with the safety of our Resident Artists and orchestra musicians top of mind. You’ll enjoy music by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Schubert and more! Tickets are Pay-What-You-Will with a $10 minimum. Additional donations are always welcome.

This virtual performance will be available for 2 weeks after the launch time (ending April 3 at 11:59pm). You will receive an email with a link provided on the afternoon of March 20th.

Ticketing Assistance – If you are having technical difficulties or are not connected to the internet you can call us directly for assistance, updates and descriptions of the digital experiences we are creating. Our Box Office Director Bill Buddendorf and Administrative Associate Stephen Trygar are eager and available to talk with you. You can call them directly at 215.735.1685, or please email Bill at bbuddendorf@avaopera.org. For non-ticket related questions please contact us at info@avaopera.org.

 

 

Jubilate! A Concert of Sacred Music Program

 

Kantata #51  Jauchzet Gott in allen  Landen | Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

  1. Aria: Jauchzet Gott in allen  Landen
  2. Recitativo: Wir beten zu dem Tempel an
  3. Aria: Höchster, mache deine Güte ferner
  4. Choral: Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren… Alleluja

Ethel Trujillo, soprano

 

Magnificat in D major: Et misericordia  | Bach 

Alice Chung, mezzo soprano and Shawn Roth, tenor

 

Johannes-Passion: Ich folge dir gleichfals | Bach

Aubrey Ballarò, soprano

 

Messiah: Thus saith the Lord…But who may abide | George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Kevin Godínez, baritone

 

Stabat Mater | Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736)

  1. #5, Quis est homo
  2. #9, Sancta mater

Loella Grahn, soprano and  Alice Chung, mezzo soprano

 

Belshazzar: Behold the monstrous human beast | Handel 

Griffen Hogan Tracy, bass

 

Semele: Awake, Saturnia from thy lethargy… Hence, Iris, hence away | Handel 

Anne Marie Stanley, mezzo soprano

 

Brief intermission

 

Samson: The good we wish for…Thy glorious deeds  | Handel 

Titus Muzi, baritone

 

Mass in C minor: Domine Deus | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Joanna Latini, soprano and Anne Marie Stanley, mezzo soprano

 

Ave Maria | Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Benjamin Dickerson, baritone

 

Stabat Mater | Virgil Thomson (1896-1989)

Renée Richardson, soprano

 

Lux aeterna | Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)

Loella Grahn, soprano

 

Deep River/Amazing Grace | David Antony Lofton 

Pascale Spinney, mezzo soprano

 

Missa de Nossa Senhora da Conceçaõ: Quoniam tu solus sanctus | José Mauricio Nunes Garcia (1767-1830)

Daniel Gallegos, baritone

 

Meet the Artists
Aubry Ballarò
soprano
Loella Grahn
soprano
Joanna Latini
soprano
Renée Richardson
soprano
Ethel Trujillo
soprano
Alice Chung
mezzo-soprano
Pascale Spinney
mezzo-soprano
Anne Marie Stanley
mezzo-soprano
Shawn Roth
tenor
Sahel Salam
tenor
Benjamin Dickerson
baritone
Daniel Gallegos
baritone
Kevin Godínez
baritone
Titus Muzi
baritone
Griffen Hogan Tracy
bass
Sponsors

Streaming production costs sponsored by the David A. and Helen P. Horn Charitable Trust

Special thanks to The Gray Charitable Trust as our Spring Season Sponsor