Cape Fear Chorale

Past Programs

Past programs from the year 1998 to present are listed below. Simply click one of the year links below or scroll down to see the program content for each year.

2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   2013   2012  
2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005  
2004   2003   2002   2001   1999   1998

A 20th Anniversary Celebration Concert
November 18, 2018

Featuring Karl Jenkins'
Te Deum
Palladio & Adiemus
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Simply Schubert
April 28 & 29, 2018
Tantum Ergo in E flat
Stabat Mater in G minor
Mass in B flat
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Great Choruses from Masterworks
April 29 & 30, 2017
Various choruses from masterworks
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A Community Walk-In Sing-Along Messiah, by George F. Handel
November 19, 2017
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Gilbert & Sullivan in Concert
November 19 & 20, 2016
Various offerings by Gilbert & Sullivan
Mozart Requiem
April 17, 2016
Requiem in D W. A. Mozart

Bach and Handel
November 14-15, 2015
Magnificat in D J. S. Bach
Dettingen Te Deum G. F. Handel
Requiem in C Minor
April 18-19, 2015
A requiem composed by Luigi Cherubini.

Musical Morsels
November 22 & 23, 2014
The Star-Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key/Text: John Stafford Smith
Throw Open Your Shutters Amy Feldman Bernon
Gabriel’s Oboe Ennio Morricone/arr. Craig Hella Johnson
Mozart’s Fa-La-La Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/arr. Philip Kern
The Seal Lullaby Eric Whitacre/Text: Rudyard Kipling
Tango to Evora Loreena McKennitt/arr. Jon Washburn
Bill Bailey, Won’t You Please Come Home? Hughie Cannon/arr. Greg Gilpin
Away from the Roll of the Sea Allister MacGillivray
Selections from Liebeslieder Walzer, Opuses 52 and 65 Johannes Brahms
O Light of Life Mack Wilberg/Text: David Warner
Lamentations of Jeremiah Z. Randall Stroope
Gentle Lord, Take My Hand, Michael Daugherty, conductor R. Michael Daugherty
Ose Shalom John Leavitt
A Tribute to the Armed Services arr. Lloyd Larson
Israel in Egypt
April 6, 2014
An oratorio composed by George Frideric Handel.

A 15th Anniversary Celebration Concert
November 24, 2013
Featuring a program of the premiere of a commissioned piece by choral composer Carl J. Nygard, Jr., seasonal music, and a Handel Messiah Audience Sing-A-Long with orchestra.
Missa de profunctis (Requiem in D), Franz von Suppè
April 21, 2013
Missa de profunctis (Requiem in D)von Suppè

Fall 2012
November 18, 2012
Coronation Anthem #2, The King Shall RejoiceHandel
A Choral Potpourri
April 22, 2012
How Excellent Thy NameHandel
Juse Dulcis MemoriaVictoria
O Sing JoyfullyBatten
The One Hundred Fiftieth PsalmHanson
David's LamentationBillings
My Song in the Nightarr. Christiansen
Glory, HallelujahGilpin
Behold, I Tell You a MysteryHandel
The Trumpet Shall SoundHandel
If I Take the Wings of the MorningDaugherty
Ye Followers of the Lambarr. Ferguson
Earth SongTicheli
Danny Boyarr. Flummerfelt
Animal CrackersWhitacre

Mass in C and Hear My Prayer
November 20, 2011
Hear My PrayerMendelssohn
Overture to SaulHandel
Mass in CBeethoven
Requiem, Rutter
April 3, 2011
Misericordias DominiMozart

The Seven Last Words of Christ, Haydn
March 28, 2010
The Seven Last Words of ChristHaydn
A John Rutter Festival of Carols
November 21, 2010
Magnificat, Movement 1
Jesus Child
I Wonder as I Wander
Angels’ Carol
Christmas Lullaby
Star Carol
Love Came Down at Christmas
Nativity Carol
Shepherd’s Pipe Carol
Candlelight Carol
I Saw Three Ships
Joy to the World
Rejoice and Be Merry

Harmoniemesse (Harmony Mass in B flat), Haydn
April 19, 2009
Harmoniemesse (Harmony Mass in B flat)Haydn
Choral Music of Pergolesi, Handel, and Mozart
November 22, 2009
Coronation Anthem No. 1, Zadok the PriestHandel
Organ Concerto in B flat, Op. 4, No. 2Handel
Te DeumMozart

Sacred Choral Music of Martini, Haydn, and Faure
April 20, 2008
Domine, Ad Adjuvandum Me FestinaMartini
Achieved Is the Glorious Work from The CreationHaydn
Requiem Faure
Holiday Concert with The Wilmington Symphony Select
December 6-7, 2008
Select Solos and Choruses from MessiahHandel

Choral Music Through the Ages
April 22, 2007
Hark, I Hear the Harps EternalParker
Jesu Dulcis MemoriaVictoria
Oh Lord, In Thee Have I TrustedHandel
Heilig Mendelssohn
Selections from Five Mystical SongsWilliams
Ola! O Che Bon Eccho!Lasso
Cantique de Jean RacineFaure
Ave MariaRachmaninoff
The Gondoliers FinaleSullivan
Va, Pensiero from NabuccoVerdi
Bile Them Cabbage DownWilberg
Afternoon with Carl J. Nygard, Jr. and His Music
November 18, 2007
Carl J. Nygard, Jr., Guest Conductor
Make a Joyful Noise
A Psalm of David
From Tender Stem
My Love Has Found Me
Hey Nonny, Nonny from Three Shakespeare Songs
They Who Wait upon the Lord
The Lamb
Like A Shepherd
Let a Joyful Song Arise!
A Distant Alleluia
Psalm 23
Hosanna in Excelsis

Choral Music of Mozart and Schubert
April 24, 2006
Mass in GSchubert
Organ Sonata in C, K 329Mozart
Adoramus teMozart
Excerpts from Vesperae solennes de confessore, K339Mozart
A German Requiem, Brahms
November 19, 2006
A German RequiemBrahms

An Evening of Randall Thompson
April 4, 2005
The Last Words of David
The Paper Reeds by the Brooks from The Peaceable Kingdom
The Road Not Taken from Frostiana
And the Child Grew
Fugue (organ)
The Testament of Freedom
Holiday Concert with The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra
December 3 - 4, 2005
Shepherds’ Farewell from L’enfance du ChristBerlioz
Christians Be Joyful from Christmas OratorioBach
Dona Nobis Pacem from Mass in B minorBach
The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite Twoarr. Bennett
The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite Threearr. Bennett
‘Twas the Night Before ChristmasDarby

Choral Favorites
March 29, 2004
Glorious EverlastingCousins
Locus IsteBruckner
Regina CoeliMozart
E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly ComeManz
All Things Bright and BeautifulRutter
Ave MariaBiebl (Benjamin Horrell, guest director)
God of Comfort, God of CourageChenoweth
The Lord's PrayerRobertson
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore TheeBeethoven/Simeone
Salvation Is CreatedTschesnokoff
Psalm 23Nygard
Battle Hymn of the RepublicHowe/ Wilhousky
Requiem in D, Mozart
November 22, 2004
Requiem in DMozart

A Spring Celebration of Music
March 31, 2003
Fanfare for a FestivalNelson
The May NightBrahms
Tommy's Gone to Iloarr. Deguire
Liebeslieder, Opus 52 (selections)Brahms
Neue Liebeslieder, Opus 55 (selections)Brahms
Shenandoah arr. Erb
Dirait-on from Les Chanson Des RosesLauridsen
Choose Something Like a Star from FrostianaThompson
Stomp Your Foot! from The Tender LandCopland
The Cape Fear Chorale sings Gloria!
November 24, 2003
Gloria16th Century Plainsong
Gloria in excelsis (from Gloria)Vivaldi
Glory to God (from Messiah)Handel
Gloria in excelsis (from Harmoniemesse)Haydn
Gloria in excelsis Deo (from Mass in G)Schubert
Gloria (from Missa Festiva)Leavitt
Gloria (from Gloria)Rutter
Andante (from Divertimento in D majorMozart (instrumental)

Great Choruses from Major Works
November 25, 2002
Sicut Locutus Est from MagnificatBach
Crucifixus from Mass in B minorBach
Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound from SamsonHandel
And I Will Exalt from Israel in EgyptHandel
Kyrie Eleison from The Imperial Mass/Lord Nelson MassHaydn
The Heavens Are Telling from The CreationHaydn
Lacrymosa from RequiemMozart
Introit and Kyrie from RequiemFaure
Hallelujah from Mount of OlivesBeethoven
He, Watching Over Israel from ElijahMendelssohn-Bartholdy
Almighty Father from MassBernstein
Gloria in Excelsis Deo from GloriaGilpin

A Concert of Spirituals
November 19, 2001
Ev'ry Time I Feel the SpiritHogan
The Blind Man Stood on the WaySingh
There Is a Balm in Gileadarr. Dawson
Rockin' JerusalemThomas
Hush! Somebody's Callin' My Namearr. Dennard
Witnessarr. Halloran
Give Me Jesusarr. Fleming
Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lordarr. Moore
Ain't That Good Newsarr. Hogan
My God Is So Higharr. Hogan
The Battle of Jerichoarr. Hogan
Sweet Homearr. Whalum
Old Time Religionarr. Hogan
City Called Heavenarr. Poelinitz
In His Care-Oarr. Dawson
Elijah Rockarr. Hogan
Mass in E Flat Major, Schubert
April 23, 2001
Mass in E Flat MajorSchubert

A Concert of Sacred Music
March 15, 1999
Laudate Coeli DominumHasse
Stabat MaterSchubert
Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, K339Mozart
Humor in Choral Music
May 28, 1999
Music History 101arr. Swingle
My Bonnie Lass She SmellethP.D.Q. Bach
Much More Ado About NothingLuboff
Banquet FugueRutter
Love LostSjolund
An AdmonitionHaydn
Magazine MadrigalsHaugland
A Gaelic BlessingGawthrop
Jabberwocky Pottle

A Concert of Choral Music
November 13, 1998
The Star-Spangled BannerSmith
To MusicSchubert
O Bella FusaLasso
Stay, Time, Awhile Thy FlyingDowland
Come Away, Sweet LoveGreaves
Sound the TrumpetHandel
Forest Cool, Thou Forest QuietBrahms
Haste Thee, NymphHandel
Chromatic FuguePachelbel
Who Is Crying?Wilberg
Music, When Soft Voices DieButler
Paul's FugueTveit
Lullaby for SeafarersZaninelli
God Bless AmericaBerlin
A Concert of Holiday Music
December 18, 1998
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Yeararr. Althouse
Caroling, Caroling from The Alfred Burt CarolsBurt
Carol of the Bellsarr. Wilhousky
Deck the Hallarr. Willcocks
Oh, Come, All Ye FaithfulWade
Break Forth, O Beauteous Heav'nly LightBach
Angels We Have Heard on Higharr. Parker/Shaw
Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabellaarr. Parker/Shaw
Fum, Fum, Fumarr. Parker/Shaw
The First NoelEnglish Carol
Joy to the Worldarr. Parker/Shaw
A Light Where Jesus LaySeagard
The Angel GabrielDiemer