See the Sundays at Rockefeller page for listings of Chapel Choir offerings on a weekly basis.
Voices in concert
Rockefeller Chapel Choir in concert and liturgical performance, conducted by James Kallembach
Buxtehude Membra Jesu Nostri
Thursday March 29 | 7 pm
Pre-Performance Discussion at 6 pm
with Professors Robert Kendrick and Willemien Otten
On Holy Thursday, the Chapel Choir and soloists sing Dietrich Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri, with members of the acclaimed Haymarket Opera Orchestra on period instruments, including a consort of viols. The program includes the liturgical drama of the extinguishing of light from the Chapel for the days leading up to Easter. Free.
Music of Exile
Sunday April 22 | 3 pm
A choral concert featuring the world première of Kala Pierson’s Mother of Exiles, written in honor of Dean Elizabeth Davenport, alongside Pierson’s She Was Warned for voice and piano, Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia, and music of Hildegard, Hindemith, Byrd, Brahms, and DeMonte. $20 at the door, free to students.
Saturday June 2 | 4 pm
A festive celebration of the Bernstein centennial, with excerpts from Chichester Psalms, Make Our Garden Grow, Choruses from The Lark, and other favorites. Featuring nearly 200 members of the university choirs with Thomas Weisflog on the organ, the concert ends with a unique performance of Bernstein on the carillon and amplified instruments featuring university carillonneur Joey Brink. An Alumni Weekend event, free and open to the public.