Performance | Harmonia at the Burchfield Penney
Presenting music of all eras, including a tribute to the spirit of Charles Ives
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 7–9 pm
A special evening with Harmonia Chamber Singers presenting music of all eras, including a tribute to the spirit of Charles Ives
Admission by freewill offering.
Tshotsholoza, Trad. South African/arr. Jeffrey Ames
Set Me as a Seal, Rene Clausen
Christus factus est, Anton Bruckner
Jerusalem, Trad. Irish/arr. Michael McGlynn
Surgens Jesus, Peter Philips
Mists, Charles Ives
When Stars are in the Quiet Skies, Ives
He Is There, Ives
My Soul, There Is a Country, Charles H.H. Parry
Sing Me to Heaven, Daniel Gawthrop
She Walks in Beauty, Jeffrey Trenchard
Soneto de la Noche, Morten Lauridsen
Goin’ Home, Antonin Dvorak/arr. Michael Murray
Ain’-a That Good News, Spiritual/arr. William Dawson
Robert Pacillo, founder and artistic director of Harmonia, is an active singer, conductor, teacher, and accompanist in the Western New York region. He is director of choral activities at Lockport High School. Robert is a cantor for the Diocese of Buffalo, and has sung with St. Joseph Cathedral Choir, Buffalo Choral Arts Society, Vocalis Chamber Choir, and The Lake Effect. He is also music director for the Lancaster Youth Bureau Summer Theater Workshop. Robert resides in Lewiston with his wife, Catherine, and their two children.
Harmonia Chamber Singers is a professional-caliber a cappella ensemble based in Buffalo, founded by its Artistic Director, Robert Pacillo. What began as an experimental ensemble evolved into one of Western New York’s most sought-after vocal groups. Noted for its innovative programming and stunning performances, Harmonia's literature spans centuries of choral music, from Medieval chant to the present. Concerts are presented throughout Western New York in some of the area’s most beautiful acoustical spaces. Harmonia was named the Artvoice Best Vocal Ensemble in 2011.
Harmonia Chamber Singers
Robert Pacillo, artistic director