PERFORMANCE HISTORY


First compiled for the 40th anniversary celebration





of the Chorus,1989

HOUSTON CHORALE





HOUSTON SYMPHONY CHORALE


Revised and updated by Bill Goddard, 2003, dates added by Ian Fetterley 2003

HOUSTON SYMPHONY CHORUS


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Composer Work Conductor DayMonth Year Soloists Comments
Beethoven Symphony #9 Kurtz
1949

Humperdinck Evening Prayer & Dream Pantomime Urbach
1949
(Hansel and Gretel)
Tchaikowsky Nutcracker Suite Urbach
1949

Borodin Polovetsian Dances (Prince Igor) Kurtz
1950

Brahms Alto Rhapsody Kurtz
1950

Franck 150th Psalm Urbach
1950

Verdi Requiem Kurtz
1951

Brahms Nanie Kurtz
1952

Brahms Shicksalslied Kurtz
1952

Monteverdi Magnificat Kurtz
1953

Schubert The Omnipotence Urbach
1954

Sibelius Hymn to the Earth Stokowski
1955

Verdi Requiem Beecham
1955

Berlioz L'Enfance du Christ Stokowski
1956

Orff Carmina Burana Stokowski
1956

Orff Il Trionfo di Afrodite Stokowski
1956

Beethoven Symphony #9 Stokowski
1957

Hovhaness Ad Lyram Stokowski
1957

Orff Naenie and Dithyrambe Stokowski
1957

Bach/Stravinsky Von Himmel Hoch Stravinsky
1958

Debussy Trois Chansons Stokowski
1958

Orff Carmina Burana Stokowski
1958

Wagner Venusberg Music Stokowski
1958

Bach B minor Mass Stokowski
1959

Debussy La Damoiselle Elue Rachlin
1959

Brahms Alto Rhapsody Stokowski
1960

Brahms German Requiem Stokowski
1960

Holst The Planets Sargent
1960

Gershwin Porgy and Bess (excerpts) Kostelanetz
1961

Wagner Meistersinger: Procession & Final Choruses Leinsdorf
1961

Wagner Venusberg Music Leinsdorf
1961

Walton Belshazzar's Feast Golschmann
1961

Debussy Nocturnes (Sirenes) Barbirolli
1962

Mahler Symphony #2 (Resurrection) Barbirolli
1962

Ravel Daphnis & Chloe Suite #2 Barbirolli
1962

Borodin Polovetsian Dances (Prince Igor) Lane
1963

Humperdinck Evening Prayer & Dream Pantomime Lane
1963
(Hansel and Gretel)
Ravel Daphnis & Chloe Suite #2 Barbirolli
1963

Verdi Requiem Barbirolli
1963

Elgar Dream of Gerontius Barbirolli
1964

Beethoven Symphony #9 Barbirolli
1965

Handel Messiah Barbirolli
1966

Ravel Daphnis & Chloe Suite #2 Barbirolli
1966

Saint-Saens Christmas Oratorio Roller
1966

Verdi Te Deum Roller
1966

Brahms German Requiem Roller
1967

Mahler Symphony #3 Barbirolli
1967

Britten Ceremony of Carols Bedford
1968

Stravinski Symphony of Psalms Previn
1968

Vaughan Williams Sinfonia Antarctica Previn
1968

Verdi Requiem Barbirolli
1968

Honegger Une Cantate de Noel Roller
1969

Mahler Symphony #2 (Resurrection) Barbirolli
1969

Wagner Selected Choruses Roller
1969

Beethoven Symphony #9 Roller
1970

Holst The Planets Ehrling
1970

Humperdinck Evening Prayer & Dream Pantomime Roller
1970
(Hansel and Gretel)
Mascagni Anthem (Cavalleria Rusticana) Roller
1970

Mozart Solemn Vespers Roller
1970

Schutz Magnificat Roller
1970

Beethoven C-Major Mass Foster
1971

Beethoven Missa Solemnis Shaw
1971

Mahler Symphony #3 Roller
1971

Mozart Requiem Roller
1971

Verdi Stabat Mater/Te Deum Foster
1971

Walton Belshazzar's Feast Handford
1971

Bach Magnificat Roller
1972

Brahms Alto Rhapsody Covelli
1972

Feldman The Rothko Chapel (World Premiere) Peress
1972

Haydn The Creation Foster
1972

Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky Foster
1972

Bach/Stravinsky Von Himmel Hoch Foster
1973

Beethoven Symphony #9 Foster
1973

Orff Carmina Burana Foster
1973

Ravel Daphnis & Chloe Suite #2 Foster
1973

Stravinski Persephone Foster
1973

Wagner The Flying Dutchman (Concert version) Foster
1973

Brahms German Requiem Foster
1974

Falla La Vida Breve Fruhbeck
1974

Mozart Coronation Mass Foster
1974

Britten War Requiem Shaw
1975

Mahler Symphony #2 (Resurrection) Foster
1975

Mahler Symphony #3 Foster
1975

Mozart Solemn Vespers Strong
1975

Vivaldi Gloria Foss
1975

Bach St. Matthew Passion Foster
1976

Berlioz Damnation of Faust Foster 16/17-Feb 1976 Evelyn Lear (s), Kenneth Riegel (t), Michael Devlin (b), Jon Enloe (b)
Mendelssohn Midsummer Night's Dream Foster
1976

Brahms Shicksalslied Babikian
1977

Debussy La Damoiselle Elue Babikian
1977

Holst The Planets Foster
1977

Purcell Come Ye Sons of Art Babikian
1977

Stravinski Oedipus Rex Foster 6/7/8-Feb 1977 George Shirley (t), Joy Davidson (ms), Jon Enloe (b), Richard T. Gill (b), Dale Smith (t), Werner Klemperer (narr)
Tippett A Child of Our Time Groves 28/29-Nov 1977 Lorna Hawood (s), Sheila Nadler (ms), Seth McCoy (t), Ara Berberian (b)
Verdi Requiem Foster
1977

Beethoven Symphony #9 Foster 14/15/16-Mar 1978 Earlene Ballard (s), Barbara Conrad (ms), Seth McCoy (t), Ezio Flagello (b)
Bruckner Te Deum Foster
1978 Earlene Ballard (s), Barbara Conrad (ms), Seth McCoy (t), Ezio Flagello (b)
Elgar Dream of Gerontius Gibson
1978

Moussorgsky Boris Godunov (concert version) Foster 6/7-Mar 1978 Richard C. Dehmel, Nathaniel Lee, Mary Nepveux, Nancy McClain, Paul Downs, James Wilhite, Cary Cobb, Sandra Coffman Soloists were Chorus members - Jerom Hines (b)
Brahms German Requiem Bergel, Erich 13/14-Oct 1979 Tom Krause (b), Ruth Falcon (s)
Ravel Daphnis & Chloe Suites & Ballet Inbal
1979

Wagner Selected Choruses Gibson 5/6/7-May 1979

Beethoven Missa Solemnis Bergel 17/18/19-May 1980 Marilyn Azchau (s), Florence Quivar (m), John Alexander (t), Ezio Flagello (b)
Berlioz Requiem Comissiona, Sergiu 29/30-Nov 1980 Robert White (t)
Mozart Requiem Weller,Walter 22/23/24-Mar 1980 Heather Harper (s), Delia Wallis (m), Alexander Oliver (t), John Shirley-Quirk (b)
Beethoven Choral Fantasy Gibson
1981

Brahms Alto Rhapsody Bergel, Erich 3/4/5-Oct 1981 Barbara McAlister (m)
Brahms Nanie Bergel
1981

Brahms Shicksalslied Bergel
1981

Various The Many Moods of Christmas:Shaw,Selections from Messiah:Handel,White Christmas:Irving Berlin,Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer:Marks, Sleigh Ride:Anderson,Sing-along Lanchbery, John 15/16-Dec 1981

Handel Messiah Harwood, C. William Dec 22 1981 Elezabeth Pruett (s), Constance Beavon (m), Steven Cole (t), Kevin Langan (b) Westury Baptist Church
Mozart Idomeneo (excerpts) Harwood, C. William Dec 05 1981
St. Luke's Methodist Church
Orff Carmina Burana Harwood, C. William 16/17/18-May 1981 Carmen Balthrop (s), John Aler (t), Carlos Serrano (b)
Paulus Letters for the Times Harwood, C. William
1981

Penderecki Psalms of David Penderecki
1981

Tchaikowsky Eight Songs Babikian
1981

Bach/Stravinsky Von Himmel Hoch Comissiona, Sergiu 11/12/13-Sep 1982 Lucy Shelton (s), Katherine Ciesinski (m), Jon West (t), John Cheek (b)
Beethoven Symphony #9 Comissiona, Sergiu
1982

Bizet Carmen (excerpts) Harwood
1982

Debussy Nocturnes (Sirenes) Comissiona, Sergiu
1982
Recorded
Handel Messiah Harwood
1982

Haydn Harmoniemesse Comissiona, Sergiu
1982

Holst The Planets Gibson, Alexander 1/2/3-May 1982

Ravel Daphnis & Chloe Suites & Ballet Comissiona, Sergiu
1982

Shoenberg Gurrelieder Comissiona, Sergiu 8/9-May 1982 Heather Harper (s), Edith Thallaug (m), Richard Cassilly (t), Kim Scown (t), David Arnold (b), Werner Klemperer (narr)
Stravinski Symphony of Psalms Comissiona, Sergiu
1982

Beethoven Choral Fantasy Comissiona, Sergiu
1983

Berlioz Romeo & Juliet Comissiona, Sergiu
1983

Bernstein Chichester Psalms Comissiona, Sergiu
1983

Handel Messiah Negri
1983

Liszt Dante Symphony Atzmon
1983

Mendelssohn Symphony #2 (Lobgesang) Comissiona, Sergiu
1983 Linda Zoghby (s), Jennifer Jones (m), James Atherton (t) Chorus left out of program
Ravel Daphnis & Chloe Suites & Ballet Comissiona, Sergiu
1983

Walton Belshazzar's Feast Gibson
1983

Berlioz Damnation of Faust Comissiona, Sergiu
1984

Bizet Carmen (excerpts) Comissiona, Sergiu
1984

Debussy La Damoiselle Elue Bertini
1984

Gershwin Porgy and Bess (excerpts) Buckley
1984

Handel Messiah Westenburg
1984

Mahler Symphony #3 Comissiona, Sergiu
1984

Ravel Daphnis & Chloe Suites #1 & #2 Dutoit
1984

Verdi Four Sacred Pieces Comissiona, Sergiu
1984

Beethoven Symphony #9 Comissiona, Sergiu
1985

Brahms German Requiem (selections) Babikian
1985

Grieg Incidental Music from Peer Gynt Comissiona, Sergiu
1985

Handel Messiah Gomez-Martinez
1985

Mendelssohn Midsummer Night's Dream Comissiona, Sergiu
1985

Mozart Requiem Comissiona, Sergiu
1985

Rodgers & Hammerstein Selections Kunzel
1985

Salieri Coronation Te Deum Comissiona, Sergiu
1985

Tchaikowsky 1812 Overture; Nutcracker: Waltz of the Snowflakes Comissiona, Sergiu
1985
Waltz of the Snowflakes recorded
Tippett A Child of Our Time Comissiona, Sergiu 4/5-Jan 1985 Teresa Cahill (s), Jan de Gaetani (m), John Aler (t), John Shirley-Quirk(b) Tippett's 80th birthday celebration
Verdi Choruses: Nabucco, Il Trovatore, Aida Comissiona, Sergiu
1985

Berlioz Lelio Comissiona, Sergiu
1986

Joplin Suite from Treemonisha Schenck, Andrew Jul 16 1986
Summer Festival performance - Virginia Babikian
Mozart Abduction from the Seraglio; Requiem de Waart
1986

Mozart Requiem De Waart 11/21 Oct 1986 Benita Valente (s), Sehava Gal (ms), Kurt Streit (t), Michael Devlin (b)
Orff Carmina Burana Krager
1986
With Brazos Valley Symphony
Orff Carmina Burana Comissiona, Sergiu 17/18/19-May 1986 Erie Mills (s), Carroll Freeman (t), Hakan Hagegard (b) with Singing Boys of Houston (Gary Patterson)
Handel Messiah Hickox, Richard 18/19/20-Dec 1986 Patrizia Kwella (s), Charles Brett (ct), Martyn Hill (t), Stephen Roberts (b)
Various A Christmas Festival: Anderson, Hallelujah Corus: Handel,Good King King/Thow the Yulelog On Uncle John: PDQ Bach Polochick, Edward /Hausmann, Charles 12/13/14-Dec 1986

Purcell Come Ye Sons of Art Wuorinen
1986

Wagner Venusberg Music Comissiona, Sergiu
1986

Wagner Venusberg Music, Tannhauser Comissiona, Sergiu
1986

Beethoven Calm Sea & Prosperous Voyage Weller
1987

Berlioz Royal Hunt & Storm from Les Troyens Comissiona, Sergiu 21-Jan 1/2-Feb 1987

Bloch Sacred Service Comissiona, Sergiu
1987

Boito Prologue to Mefistofele Comissiona, Sergiu
1987

Borodin/Rimsky-Korsakov Polovetsian Dances (Prince Igor) Weller, Walter
1987
plus Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op. 112:Beethoven
Handel Messiah Wyss, Niklaus
1987

Mozart Requiem (exerpts) Fletcher, Richard / Dodd, Nicholas Jul 25 1987
Summer Festival performance
Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky Comissiona, Sergiu 16/17/18-May 1987 Taylor (s)
Rodgers & Hammerstein Selections Wayland, Newton
1987

Carl Orff Carmina Burana (Ballet version) Glenn Langdon 26/27/29-May 2/3/4/5-Jun 1998 Joseph Frank (t), Amy Burton (s), David Rice (b) Performed in the Dark onstage
Various Music of Cole Porter: Can-Can, See America First, Paris, The Gay Divorcee, Anything Goes, Rosalie, High Society, Kiss Me Kate Wayland, Newton 7/8-Oct 1988 Pamela Brooks (s), Bryan Landrine (t), Jubilant Sykes (b)
Handel Messiah Wyss, Niklaus 19/20-Dec 1988 Janice Grissom (s), Jane Bunnell (m), Joseph Frank (t), Arthur Woodley (b)
Mozart Te Deum Wyss, Niklaus Jul 15 1988
plus Miserere: Allegri in first half
Haydn The Creation Wyss, Niklaus 11/12/13/14-Nov 1988 Andrea Matthews (s), Douglas Ahlstedt (t), John Ostendore (b)
Requiem Bernardi
1988

Schuller The Power Within Us Schuller 13/14-Feb 1988 David Evits (b)Ara Carapetyan (nar.)
Verdi Requiem Comissiona, Sergiu 9/10/11-Apr 1988 Teresa Cahill (s), Leslie Richards (m), Gary Lakes (t), Paul Plishka (b)
Beethoven Mass in C Major (Op.86) Eschenbach Jul 15 1989 Renee Fleming (s), Marietta Simpson (m), Glenn Siebert (t), John Ostendore (b) Summer Festival performance
Beethoven Missa Solemnis Page, Robert 8/9/10-Apr 1989 Kaaren Erickson (s), Ketherine Ciesinski (mp), Ernesto Palacio (t), George-Emil Crasnaru (b) Lawrence Foster withdrew due to illness
Beethoven Symphony #9 Eschenbach 23/24/25-Sep 1989 Benita Valente(s), Katherine Ciesinski(ms), Michael Pabst(t), Jubilant Sykes(b)
Handel Messiah Wagner, Roger 18/19-Dec 1989 Carolyn James(s), Denyce Graves(ms), Ben Heppner(t), George Hogan(b)
Mahler Symphony #2 Eschenbach 18/19-Feb 1989 Pamela Coburn (s), Birgit Finnilae (m)
Various Selections from Broadway Wayland, Newton 12/13-Jan 1990 Katherine Terrell (s), Robert Tate (t), Lewis Dale von Schlanbusch (b) Clizzie Lunine (Choreographer)
Brahms German Requiem Eschenbach 21/22/23-Apr 1990 Renee Fleming (s), La Verne Williams (ms), Thomas Allen (b)
Debussy Nocturnes Tang, Muhai 27/28/29-Mar 1990
Women only
Handel Messiah Seaman, Christopher
1990 Heidi Grant (s), Nancy Maultsby (ms), David Britton (t), Jan Opalach (b), David Britton (t)
Mahler Symphony #3 Eschenbach 15/16/17-Sep 1990 Jard Van Nes (ms), HSC Women with Singing Boys of Houston and Gary W. Patterson (Conductor)
Various The Stories of Christmas Ben-Dor, Gisele 15/16/17-Dec 1989 Debra Hays (s), Darla Barrow (s) with UH Chamber Singers; Copeland:Variations on a Shaker Melody;Shaker Hymn:I Will Bow and Be Simple;Appalachian Carol:I Wonder as I Wander;Richard Strauss:Music from Le Gourgeois gentilhomme;Offenbach:Chorus and Olympia's Area from The Tales of Hoffman;Delibes:Machine Music and Waltz from Coppelia
Mozart Mass in C Minor, K. 417a, "The Great" Eschenbach Jul 19 1990 Heidi Grant (s), Lorraine Hunt (s), Stanford Olsen (t), Herbert Perry, (b)
Stravinsky Requiem Canticles Eschenbach
1990 La Verne Williams (ms), Thomas Allen (b)
Villa-Lobos Choro No. 10 Tang
1990

Various The Spirit of Christmas Ben-Dor, Gisele 14/15/16-Dec 1990
O Come O Come Emmanuel:Trad, Exultate Deo:Scarlatti, Harke all ye lovely saints above:Weelkes, Sing wee and Chaunt it :Morley, Fantasia on Greensleeves:Vaughan Williams, Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring:J.S.Bach, Magnificat:J.S.Bach, Jallelujah Chorus from Messiah:Handel, Folksongs from Somerset: Vaughan Williams, Festival of Carols-Here We Come a Wassailing,The Twelve Days of Christmas:Rutter, The First Nowell:Trad, Fum,Fum,Fum:Trad, I'll be Home for Christmas:Kent, Jingle Bells:Trad, The Christmas Song:Torme with University of Houston Chamber Singers
Handel Messiah Seaman, Christopher 21/22/23-Dec 1990 Heidi Grans (s), Nancy Maultsby (ms), David Britton (t), Jan Opalach (bb)
Handel Coronation Anthems McGegan, Nicholas
1991

Mozart Requiem Eschenbach, Christoph
1991

Ravel Daphnis & Chloe Eschenbach, Christoph
1991

Handel Coronation Anthems - Zadok the Priest, Let Thy hand Be Stengthened McGegan, Nicholas 5/6/7-Oct 1991

Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms McGegan, Nicholas 5/6/7-Oct 1991

Richard Rodgers Selections from Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, Jumbo, Garrick Gaieties, Me and Juliet, The Boys from Syracuse, The King and I, State Fair, On Your Toes, Carousel, Flower Drum Song, South Pacific Wayland, Newton 11/12/13-Jan 1991 Katherine Terrell (s), Robert Tate (t), Lewis Dale von Schlanbusch (b), Julia Krohn (the little girl), Lizzie Lunine (choreographer)
Beethoven Symphony #9 Eschenbach, Christoph 25/26-Jul 1992 Marquita Lister (s), Sandra Walker (ms), John Keyes (t), Richard Paul Fink (b) Summer Festival performance
Brahams Alto Rhapsody; Shicksalslied Eschenbach, Christoph 21/22/23-Mar 1992 Dunja Vejzovic Recorded
Mendelssohn Elijah Shaw, Robert 29-Feb,1/2-Mar 1992 Christine Brewer (s), Nancy Maultsby, (ms), Karl Dent (t), William Stone (b)
Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony (Symphony #1) Seaman, Christopher 10/11/12-Oct 1992 Marvis Martin (s), William Stone (b),
Verdi Requiem Eschenbach, Christoph
1992 Shinobu Satoh (s), Florence Quivar (ms), Kaludi Kaludow (t), Paul Plishka (b)
Beethoven Missa Solemnis Eschenbach, Christoph 23/25/26-Apr 1993 Renee Fleming (s), La Verne Williams (ms), Thomas Allen (b)
Berlioz Requiem Shaw, Robert 13/14/15-Feb 1993 Karl Dent (t)
Britten War Requiem Shaw, Robert 13/14/15-Nov 1993 Lorna Haywood (s), Stanford Olsen (t), David Wilson-Johnson (b)
Handel Messiah Seaman, Christopher
1993

Bach St. John Passion Schreier, Peter 29/30/31-Oct 1994 Peter Schreier (t,Evang.) Robert Holl (bb) Ellen Van Lier (s) Monica Groop (m-s) Jorma Silvasti (t) Andreas Scheibner (b) Beth Casey*(s) Grant Bue* (t) James Wilhite* (bar) *Members of Houston Symphony Chorus
Various Deck the Halls:Kay, Jallelujah Chorus from Messiah:Handel, Fantasia on Greensleeves:Vaughan Williams, March of the Little Lead Soldiers:Pierne, Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring:J.S.Bach, The Wizard of Oz Selections:Arlen-Harburg, Sleigh Ride:Anderson, Fum, fum, fum - Carol fo the Drums, Carol of the Bells:Various, Jingle Bells:Anderson Miller, Mitch 9/10/11-Dec 1994

Handel Messiah Bernardi, Mario 16/17/18-Dec 1994 Dominique Labelle (s), Nancy Maultsby (ms), Douglas Johnson (t), Lawrence Craig (b)
Haydn The Seasons McGegan, Nicholas 5/6/7-Feb 1994 Dominique Labelle (s), Jeffrey Thomas (t), Nathaniel Watson (b)
Mahler Symphony #8 Eschenbach 21/22/23-May 1994 Shinobu Satoh (s), Marvis Martin (s), Heidi Grant Murphy (s), Janis Taylor (ms), Lucille Beer (ms), Vinson Cole (t), Hector Jorge Guedes (b), Eric Halfvarson (b) With the Dallas Symphony Chorus:David R Davidson, and the Fort Bend Boys Choir:William R. Adams, and the Houston Boychoir:Wdavid Czervinske
Beethoven Symphony #9 Eschenbach
1995

Various Christmas Day:Holst, Fantasia on Greensleeves:Vaughan Williams,The Holly and the Ivy:Rutter, Jallelujah from Messiah:Handel, The Twelve Days of Christmas:Rutter, Sleigh Ride:Anderson, Silent Night:Gruber, Joy To The World:Handel, Carol of the Bell:Morden, Christmas Memories:Chase, We Wish You a Merry Christmas:Harris Stein, Stephen 8/9/10-Dec 1995

Handel Messiah Paul, James 16/17/18-Dec 1995 Ollie Watts Davis (s), Claudine Carlson (ms), David Gordon (t), Mark S. Doss (b)
Hindemuth When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd Stein, Stephen 25/26/27-Mar 1995 Marietta Simpson (ms), Victor Ledbetter (b) Robert Shaw withdrew due to illness
Orff Carmina Burana Macal 18/19/20-Nov 1995 Beverly Hoch (s), John Daniecki (t), Kevin McMillan (b), with Ft. Bend Boy's Choir
Poulenc Gloria Eschenbach, Christoph
1995

Berlioz Damnation of Faust Eschenbach, Christoph 17/19/20-May 1996 Denyce Graves (ms), Vinson Cole (t), Richard Paul Fink (b), Kelly Anderson (b), with Ft. Bend Boys Choir:William R. Adams, and Houston Boychoir:David Czervinske
Various The Many Moods of Christmas:Shaw,Hallelujah from Messiah:Handel,Sleigh Ride:Anderson, God Rest Ye Merry Gentelement:Bartsch,O Tannenbaum:Bartsch, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer:Bartsch, Here Comes Santa Claus:Autry/Haldeman, The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire):Torme/Wells,Silent Night:Gruber,We Wish You a Merry Christmas:Harris Stein, Stephen 12/14/15-Dec 1996
with Houston Festival Ringers: Andrew Bowen
Handel Messiah Bolton, Ivor 20/21/22-Dec 1996 Ann Monoyios (s), Linda Maguire (ms), Glenn Siebert (t), Thomas Barrett (b)
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618 Honeck, Manfred 9/10/11-Nov 1996

Mozart Requiem Honeck, Manfred 9/10/11-Nov 1996 Heidi Grant Murphy (s), Marietta Simpson (ms), Richard Clement (t), John Cheek (b)
Orff Carmina Burana Velazco Aug 31 1996 Jane Becker (s), Eduardo Lopez de Casas (c-t), Chris Owens (b), with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Mineria in Mexico City
Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky Paul, James 17/18/19-Feb 1996 Florence Quivar (ms)
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe Eschenbach, Christoph 28/29/30-Sep 1996

Beethoven Symphony #9 Eschenbach, Christoph Feb 14 1997 Marvis Martin (s), Marietta Simpson (ms), Gordon Gietz (t), Andreas Scheibner (bb) Gala Concert
Brahms German Requiem Eschenbach, Christoph 24/25/26-May 1997 Shinobu Satoh (s), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (b) In Memory of Virginia Babikian, HSC Director 1979-86
Various Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme:Bach,Ave Marie:Bach/Gounod, Allelluia from Exsultate jubilate:Mozart,O Holy Night:Adam, A Hyw Werke Has Come on Hone:Nelson,The Joy of Children+:Mecham,Magnificat anima mea from Magnificat:Rutter,Hallelujah from Messiah:Handel,Sleigh Ride:Anderson,The Night Before Christmas:Bass, The Twelve Days of Christmas:Rutter Stein, Stephen 11/13/14-Dec 1997 Amy Burton (s)(Narr)
Handel Messiah Seaman, Christopher 19/20/21-Dec 1997 Beverly Hoch (s), Nancy Maultsby (ms), Karl Dent (t), Jan Opalach (b)
Mahler Symphony No 2, "Ressurrection" Eschenbach, Christoph 13/14/15-Sep 1997 Ying Huang (s), Florence Quivar (ms),
Mendelssohn Die erste Walpurgisnacht Rilling, Helmuth 8/9/10-Nov 1997 Milagro Vargas (s), James Taylor (t), Robert Overman (b)
Schubert Mass No. 5, D. 678 Delfts, Andreas 22/23/24-Mar 1997 Dominique Labelle (s), Janis Taylor (ms), Stanford Olsen (t), Kevin McMillan (b)
Verdi Requiem Shaw Sept 27 1997 Stella Zambalis (s), Diane Elias (ms), Karl Dent (t), Richard Paul Fink (b) Opening Concerts, Moores Opera House
Verdi Requiem Velazco, Jorge 30/31-Aug 1997 Leona Mitchell (s), Francisco Araiza (t), Giorgio Surjan (b) with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Mineria in Mexico City
Bach Vom Himmel hoch da komm' ich her Eschenbach, Christoph 10/11/12-Oct 1998
Chorale- Variations
Stravinski Symphony of Psalms Eschenbach, Christoph 10/11/12-Oct 1998 Dominique Labelle (s), Francois Le Roux (b)
Beethoven Symphony #9 Eschenbach, Christoph 22/23/24/25-May 1998 Sheri Greenawald (s), Annamaria Popescu (ms), Vinson Cole (t), Peter Rose (b)
Bach-Stravinsky Chorale - Variations on Vom Himmel Hoch da Komm'ich her Eschenbach, Christoph 10/11/12-Oct 1998

Faure Requiem Eschenbach, Christoph 10/11/12-Oct 1998 Dominique Labelle (s), Francois Le Roux (b)
Various The Joy of Bells:Mechem, Christmas Cantata:Pinkham, Hallelujah Chorus:Handel, Variations on an Advent Hymn:Tull, Sleigh Ride:Anderson, We Wish you a Merry Christmas:Harris Sidlin, Murry 10/13/13-Dec 1998

Handel Messiah Bicket, Harry 18/19/20-Dec 1998 Kendra Colton (s), Jennifer Dudley (m-s), John McVeigh(t), Eduardo Chama (b)
Mozart Mass in C Minor, KV 427 "The Great" Hausmann
1998 Mary Carmen Hines (s), Dawn Uebelhart (s), Kirby Traylor (t), Richard Haselip (b) At Moores Opera House, U of H -- In Memory of Margaret Hillis
Shoenberg Gurrelieder Eschenbach 16/18-May 1998 Marina Shaguch (s), Michelle DeYoung (ms), Chris Merritt (t), Jon Kolbet (t), Alan Held (b), Ernst Haefliger(Narr) With Gay Men's Chorus of Houston
Stravinski Symphony of Psalms Eschenbach
1998

Adams Harmonium Wolff, Hugh 27/28/29-Mar 1999

Bach Mass in B minor Schreier 6/7/8-Nov 1999 Ann Monoyios (s), Susan Platts (ms), Marcus Ullmann (t), Jorg Hempel (b)
Beethoven Symphony #9 Eschenbach, Christoph May 31 1999 Patricia Racette (s), Jill Grove (ms), Gordon Gietz (t), John Relyea (b)
Berlioz Requiem Lankester
1999 Randolph Lacy (t) At Moores Opera House, U of H -- In Memory of Robert Shaw
Britten War Requiem Velazco, Jorge
1999
with Orquesta Sinfonica de Mineria, Mexico City
Handel Messiah Wikman
1999

Mahler Symphony #3 Eschenbach, Christoph
1999 Jill Grove (ms) With the Ft. Bend Boys Choir
Beethoven Symphony #9 Velazco
2000 Amelia Sierra (s), Encarnacion Vasquez (ms), Joseph Evans (t), Richard Paul Fink (b) with Orquesta Sinfonica de Mineria, Mexico City
Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 Rutter, John Mar 04 2000 Jan Grissom (s0, Frank Hernandez (b) At Moores with Moores School Symphony Orchestra, Concert Chorale, Concet Women's Chorus, University Men's Chorus
Handel Messiah King, Robert 15/16/17-Dec 2000 Lorna Anderson (s), Joyce DiDonato (ms), Darren Abrahams (t), Nathan Gunn (b)
Mendelssohn St. Paul Hickox Jul 16 2000 Susan Gritton (s), Jean rigby (mx), John Mark Ainsley (t), James Gower (b), Peter Coleman-Wright (b), James Robinson (b) in Royal Albert Hall, London, England and BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC national Chorus of Wales, London Symphony Chorus
Orff Carmina Burana Graf, Hans 17/18/19/20-Mar 2000 Christine Brandes (s), Noel Espiritu Velasco (t), Stephen Powell (b), with Fort Bend Boys Choir:William R. Adams
Verdi Requiem Abbado, Roberto 20/21/22-May 2000 Andrea Gruber (s), Florence Quivar (ms), Vinson Cole (t), Julian Konstantinov (b)
Various The Very Best Time of Year:Butter, A Feast of Carols:Bass, Winter Wonderland: Bernard/Hermann, Feliz Navidad, Go Tell It On the Mountain: Jennings, Sleigh Ride:Anderson, Krajewski, Michael 7/9/10/10-Dec 2000

Beethoven Fantasia in C minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Opus 80 (Choral Fantasy) Delfs, Andreas 31-Mar/1/2-Apr 2001 Norma Blake (s), John MacDonald (t), Scott Holshouser (piano) Chorus sings for portions of this piano piece with soloists from the chorus
Beethoven Mass in C major, Opus 86 Delfs, Andreas 31-Mar/1/2-Apr 2001 Jane Jennings (s), Paula Rasmussen (m), Benjamin Butterfield (t), Dean Ely (b)
Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky, Opus 78 Robertson, David 4/6/7-May 2001 Mary Phillips (m)
Barber Prayers of Kierkegaard Spano, Robert 6/7/8-Oct 2001 Carmen Pelton (s)
Holst The Planets Spano, Robert 6/7/8-Oct 2001
HSC Women only
Borodin Polovtsian Dances Graf, Hans Sept 15 2001

Various Bell Carol,The First Noel, What Child is This, Go Tell it On the Mountain, The Twelve Days of Christmas, Do You Hear What I Hear?, I'll Be Home for Christmas, White Christmas, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, The Night Before Christmas, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town Krajewski, Michael 13/15/16-Dec 2001 Michael Andrew (vocalist), Steve Smith (narrator)
Handel Messiah Llewellyn, Grant 21/22/23-Dec 2001 Ann Monoyios (s), Margaret Lattimore (m), Carl Halvorson (t), Stephen Powell (b)
Beethoven Missa Solemnis Graf, Hans 11/12/13-May 2002 Camella Johnson (s), Jill Grove (ms), Anthony Dean Griffey (t), David Pittsinger (b)
Berlioz Requiem Velazco, Jorge 25?-Aug 2002
with Orquesta Sinfonica de Mineria, Mexico City
Brahms Triumphlied Graf, Hans 16/17/18-Mar 2002 Jessica Jones (s), Gigi Mitchell-Velasco, (ms), Karl Dent (t), William Stone (b)
Bruckner Te Deum Graf, Hans
2002

Various Deck the Halls:Prechel,Home Alone:Williams, Wassail Song:Vaughan Williams,It's Christmastime:Jessel/R. Nelson Krajewski, Michael 13/14/15-Dec 2002
with Houston Children's Chorus: Stephen Roddy
Handel Messiah McGegan, Nicholas 20/21/22-Dec 2002 Jennifer Dudley (m), William Burden (t), Stephen Salters (b)
Kodaly Te Deum Graf, Hans 16/17/18-Mar 2002 Jessica Jones (s), Gigi Mitchell-Velasco, (ms), Karl Dent (t), William Stone (b)
Beethoven Symphony #9 Graf, Hans 9/19/11-May 2003 Alexanra Deshorties (s), Gogo Mitchell-Velasco (ms), Anthony Dean Griffey (t), Richard Bernstein (bb) Presented with 2 overhead screens (a first for Jones Hall)
Mendelssohn Midsummer Night's Dream Graf, Hans Feb 2003
Semi-staged with 50% of women entering to sing, rest from offstage
Rachmaninoff The Bells Volkov
2003
Skipped due to Orchestra Musician's Strike
Schubert Die Gesang Graf, Hans 9/19/11-May 2003
8-part men only
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