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Friendship Concert, Sunday, September 30, 2012 — 4:30pm, Kresge Auditorium



  • Jinwook Park, conductor
  • Hosted by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Boston
  • Joint Performance of:
    MIT Concert Choir
    Boston Korean Chorus
    Nashoba Valley Choral
    First Unitarian Society of Newton Choir
    First Korean Church in Cambridge Choir
    Haffner Sinfonietta
Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Keeyoung Kim: Choral suite “Spring in my hometown”
  1. Spring Waltz & Spring In My Hometown
  2. A Rainbow Pink Flower
  3. The Song Of a Scops Owl
    • Heejin Ahn, soloist
  4. How Far is My Mom?
  5. Frogs in the Rice Fields
  6. The Winter Ducks
Verdi: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (from Nabucco)
Verdi: Triumphal Scene (from Aida)
Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Fourth Movement
  • Michelle Trainor, soprano
  • Shinja Choi, alto
  • Jungrae Kang, tenor
  • Wesley Ray Thomas, bass

The Music of Alice Parker

Friday, December 7, 2012 — 8pm, Kresge Auditorium
Dr. William Cutter, conductor
Joseph Turbessi, assistant conductor and pianist


Arrangements of Alice Parker and other American composers and arrangers.


Saints bound for Heaven, arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
Wondrous Love, arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
Anonymous Hymn, arr. Charles Ives
Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal, arr. Alice Parker
  • Lauren Burke, soprano
  • Anders Kaseorg, baritone


My Lord, What a Morning, arr. Harry Burleigh
I Got Shoes, arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
There’s a Light, arr. William Cutter
Elijah Rock, arr. Jester Hairson

Folk Songs

St. Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, Gustav Holst
  1. Jig
  2. Ostinato
  3. Intermezzo
  4. The Dargason
My Gentle Harp, arr. Alice Parker
  • Rebecca Bogers, harp
Old Grandma, arr. Alice Parker
  • Zhu Zhu, conductor
  • Joseph Turbessi, pianist
Irish Folk Song, arr. Arthur Foote
Three Hungarian Folk Songs, arr. Matyas Seiber
  1. The Handsome Butcher
  2. Apple, Apple
  3. The Old Woman
Auprès de ma Blonde, arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor, arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
  • Tommy Barth, conductor

Christmas Carols

Bethlehem Down, Peter Warlock
  • Rachel Fernandes and Maria Elena Martinez, sopranos
  • Kelly Alioth Drinkwater and Aishwarya Narayan, altos
  • Bhaskar Balaji and Victor Abraham Morales, tenors
  • Chris Jones and Troy Welton, basses
From Seven Carols for Christmas, arr. Alice Parker
  1. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
  2. Away in a Manger
  3. So Blest a Sight
    • Julia Berk, soprano
    • Troy Welton, bass
  4. Good Christian Men, Rejoice

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