Messiah Concert - December 2012

Messiah Concert at First Presbyterian Church, Waterloo, Iowa
Sunday, December 9, 2012

 Taemin Han, conductor 
The combined choirs of First Presbyterian Church and 
First Congregational United Church of Christ, Waterloo, Iowa
Chamber Orchestra:
Violin: Cara Keidel-Schmidt, Therese Fetter
Viola: Andrew Steffen; Cello: Jesse Luke
Double Bass: Hunter Capoccioni
Oboe: Billy Jones, Laura Sindt
Trumpet: Jim Vaux , Tim Ensworth; Timpani: Dan Hummel
Harpsichord: Marcos Grano de Oro; Organ: Miah Han

            Opening Music "The Rejoicing" from "Royal Fireworks" by  G. F. Handel
                 Jim Vaux, Tim Ensworth - trumpet; Miah Han-organ

"Welcome and Announcements" by Rev. Amy Wiles 
1. Sinfony (Overture): Grave 

 2. Comfort ye my people (tenor) - Juan Ahumada
3. Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (tenor) - Juan Ahumada
4. And the glory of the Lord (chorus)
 5. Thus saith the Lord of hosts (bass) - Morgan Kramer
 6. But who may abide the day of His coming? (soprano) - Samantha Kantak
 7. And he shall purify (chorus)

8. Behold, a virgin shall conceive (alto) - Valeria Kishkunas
9. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (alto and chorus) - Valeria Kishkunas

 10. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (bass) - Eric Eichelberger
 12. For unto us a child is born (chorus)
 13. Pifa ("Pastoral Symphony": instrumental)

14a. There were shepherds abiding in the fields (soprano) - Sarah Draffen
14b. And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them (soprano) - Sarah Draffen
15. And the angel said unto them (soprano) - Sarah Draffen
16. And suddenly there was with the angel (soprano) - Sarah Draffen
17. Glory to God (Chorus)

 18. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (soprano) - Celeste Bembry

 9. Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (alto) - Valeria Kishkunas
10. He shall feed his flock (alto and soprano) - V1aleria Kishkunas, Samantha Kantak

 44. Hallelujah Chorus 

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