Advent Concert—December, 2001


Program Cover

Advent Service and Concert
Sunday, December 2, 2001, 11:00
New York Latvian Church, Yonkers NY

Hymn Nr. 19, Tev pretim izejam (We Come Forth to You)
 
Scriptures, 95. Psalms, 1-3
Sermon
Prayer
 
Selga Mence CHRISTMAS BELL SONGS
(Premier, commissioned by the New York Latvian Concert Choir)
  1. Ceribu zvans (Karlis Skalbe)
    (Bell of Hope)
  2. Dzivibas zvans (O. Lisovska un Lija Bridaka)
    (Bell of Life)
  3. Sapnu zvans (E. Cerinš un Leonids Briekšs)
    (Bell of Dreams)
  4. Atminu zvans (L. Vaczemnieks)
    (Bell of Memories)
  5. Prieka zvans (lyrics' author unknown)
    (Bell of Joy)

Camille Saint-Saëns CHRISTMAS ORATORIO
  1. Prelude
  2. Shepherds were in their fields by night;
    Glory to God in the highest
  3. Thankfully I awaited the Lord
  4. In my heart I believe
  5. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord
  6. Wherefore do the heathen clamor?
  7. My soul glorifies the Lord
  8. The Heavens sing in glory
  9. Arise now, daughter of Zion
  10. Praise the Lord
Silvija Augstroze, Laila Salina, Laima Veide, soprano
Ilga Paupe, mezzosoprano
Michael Brown, tenor
Ilze Akerberga, organ
New York Latvian Concert Choir
Bronx Chamber Orchestra
Andrejs Jansons, conductor
   
News
Blessing
   
Hymn Nr. 15, Nu Kristus draudze liksmojies (Rejoice Now, Congregation of Christ)
   
Service is being conducted by Deacon Indrikis Kaneps
   
This concert has been supported by a grant from the NYSCA,
New York State Council on the Arts
 
New York Latvian Concert Choir
Andrejs Jansons, Laura Padega Zamura - conductors
Aija Pelse - choir president
 

Sopranos
Gunta Aldzere
Dzintra Alversone
Sandra Gendrikova
Silvija Grifina
Skaidrite Klezberga
Astrida Muizniece
Aija Pelse
Anita Senfelde
Inta Triumekalne
Laima Veide
Ilze Willems
Ludmila Stivrina Yamarone
Aradine Zarda
Maria Zarina

Tenors
Indulis Lacis
Anita Lauwa
Juris Padegs
Peters Vecrumba

Altos
Zane Adamsone
Mirdza Balode
Hedviga Harju
Ruta Lace
Aina Lidena
Mara Marschat
Indra Ozola
Gita Padega
Julija Plostniece
Barbara Rouse
Evita Skrivere
Mirdza Strauchmane
Biruta Surmane
Laura Padega Zamura

Basses
Uldis Blukis
Magnus Klavins
Ian Nielsen
Andris Padegs
Valdis Vinkelis
Edgars Zalite

 
Bronx Chamber Orchestra
 

Violins
Peter Weimar
Alice Poulson

Viola
Christine Ims

Cello
Peter Rosenfeld

Bass
Jack Kulowich

Harp
Susan Jolles

Flute
Indra Ozola

Oboe
William Merideth

Percussion
Ilze Akerberga

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