LYNN SWANSON FESTIVAL SINGERS 32nd Season Opening Concert 1
Oct
29
7:00 pm19:00

LYNN SWANSON FESTIVAL SINGERS 32nd Season Opening Concert 1

  • First Presbyterian Church

The LYNN SWANSON FESTIVAL SINGERS perform a cappella works of BACH, CLAUSEN, TAVERNER and ARNSEN together with Folk Songs and Spirituals of DAVE MATHEWS, ALICE PARKER and CALDWELL & IVORY.  This 50-voice, semi-professional chorus, originally founded as the Gwinnett Festival Singers (1985-1998) and formerly known as the William Baker Festival Singers (1998-2015), performs annually at Piccolo Spoleto before standing room only audiences.  Also appearing in this performance are the newly formed Northwest Georgia Festival singers under the direction of Charles Nelson , and the Voices of Bronze Handbell Choir under the direction of Pamela Radford, Music Director at First Presbyterian Church.  Tickets  for this performance can be purchased online at https://lynnswansonfestivalsingersconcert1.eventbrite.com

LYNN SWANSON FESTIVAL SINGERS 32nd Season Opening Concert 2
Oct
30
3:00 pm15:00

LYNN SWANSON FESTIVAL SINGERS 32nd Season Opening Concert 2

  • St. John United Methodist Church

The LYNN SWANSON FESTIVAL SINGERS perform a cappella works of BACH, CLAUSEN, TAVERNER and ARNSEN together with Folk Songs and Spirituals of DAVE MATHEWS, ALICE PARKER and CALDWELL & IVORY.  This 50-voice, semi-professional chorus, originally founded as the Gwinnett Festival Singers (1985-1998) and formerly known as the William Baker Festival Singers (1998-2015), performs annually at Piccolo Spoleto before standing room only audiences.  Tickets  for this performance can be purchased online at https://lynnswansonfestivalsingersconcert2.eventbrite.com

WILLIAM BAKER FESTIVAL SINGERS 19th Season Opening Concert 1
Nov
4
7:30 pm19:30

WILLIAM BAKER FESTIVAL SINGERS 19th Season Opening Concert 1

  • Faith Lutheran Church

The WILLIAM BAKER FESTIVAL SINGERS perform a diverse selection of a cappella works from GABRIELI, PAULUS, NYSTEDT, and BRUCH alongside contemporary art and sacred songs by ELDER and CASEY.  A special tribute to KENNETH JENNINGS as well as the Sacred Harp and Spirituals that the Festival Singers are known for are also included.  Represented this year are PARKER, HOGAN, FLEMING and GIBBS.  This 50-voice, semi-professional chorus was founded in 1998 by Dr. William O. Baker and has performed locally, regionally and at Trinity Wall Street Church in New York City and Princeton Seminary, New Jersey.  

Tickets can be purchased online at https://williambakerfestivalsingersconcert1.eventbrite.com

Nov
6
2:00 pm14:00

WILLIAM BAKER FESTIVAL SINGERS Opening Concert 2

  • Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

The WILLIAM BAKER FESTIVAL SINGERS perform a diverse selection of a cappella works from GABRIELI, PAULUS, NYSTEDT, and BRUCH alongside contemporary art and sacred songs by ELDER and CASEY.  A special tribute to KENNETH JENNINGS as well as the Sacred Harp and Spirituals that the Festival Singers are known for are also included.  Represented this year are PARKER, HOGAN, FLEMING and GIBBS.  This 50-voice, semi-professional chorus was founded in 1998 by Dr. William O. Baker and has performed locally, regionally and at Trinity Wall Street Church in New York City and Princeton Seminary, New Jersey.  

Tickets can be purchased online at https://williambakerfestivalsingersconcert2.eventbrite.com


Aug
21
2:00 pm14:00

VAUGHN WILLIAMS Dona Nobis Pacem

RALPH VAUGHN WILLIAMS Dona Nobis Pacem and FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Mass in Time of War (Paukenmesse) performed by the Summer Singers of Kansas City and directed and conducted by William O. Baker. Sarah Tannehill Anderson, soprano; Kristee Haney, mezzo-soprano; David Adams, tenor; Joshua Lawlor, bass.

Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral - 13th & Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64105 - View Map

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Aug
14
3:00 pm15:00

FAURE Requiem

  • Faure Requiem with 100-voice chorus
  • Art Songs of GABRIEL FAURE
  • Air in Classical Style for harp and organ by GRANDJANY
  • additional choral selections by DURUFLE and FAURE.

William O. Baker directing and conducting. Stephen Ozcomert, baritone; Arietha Lockhart, soprano. 

St. Johns United Methodist Church - 550 Mt. Paran Road, Atlanta, GA 30327 - View Map

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Aug
7
6:00 pm18:00

Mendelssohn's ELIJAH

Cobb Summer Singers perform Mendelssohn’s ELIJAH
with the Orchestra of the American Heartland


Stephen Ozcomert, Elijah                                                                                                    
Arietha Lockhart, soprano                                                                                                   
Laurie Swann, alto                                                                                                           
Jonathan Pilkington, tenor

Saint Benedict's Episcopal Church - 2160 Cooper Lake Road Southeast, Smyrna, GA 30080 -

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Jul
17
2:00 pm14:00

VIVALDI MOZART HANDEL

30 select young voices and chamber orchestra perform VIVALDI's Gloria and Beatus Vir, MOZART's Ave Verum Corpus & Eine Kleine Nachtmusik  and HANDEL's Hallelujah Amen with soloists Melissa Overton, Jamea Sale and Jennifer Berroth, all members of the William Baker Festival Singers of Kansas City. Directed and conducted by Christine Freeman, MME; Jamea Sale, MME; and Eric Newlin, MME candidate and Student Intern for the Festival Singers.

Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral - 415 West 13th Street (at Broadway), Kansas City, MO 64105 - View Map

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