The safety of our audience and singers is of great importance to us. To follow government guidelines, all audience members must be masked and provide proof of vaccination. We also ask that you do not attend if you are sick. While the choir will be performing without masks, all members have been fully vaccinated and will provide a negative PCR test within three days of the event in order to perform.
Florilegium Chamber Choir announces its 2022-23 (46th) season.
Our fall program will feature Aaron Copland’s In the Beginning alongside other works exploring the theme of creation, including poetry and music by James Weldon Johnson, W. H. Auden, Benjamin Britten, Rosephanye Powell , and David Lang.
The remainder of our season will also encompass a wide range of composers, including music by Orlando Gibbons, Salamone Rossi, Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Jake Runestad, and Shawn Kirchner, among others.
Florilegium Chamber Choir announces its 2021-22 (45th) season with three Sunday afternoon concerts.
November 21, 2021 at 4 PM
How Can I Keep from Singing?
G.P. da Palestrina - Super flumina Babylonis
Felix Mendelssohn - Aus tiefer Not (chorale and fugue)
Moses Hogan (arr.) - Abide by Me
Laura Mvula - Sing to the Moon
Stephen Paulus - The Road Home
Craig Hella Johnson (arr.) - Light of a Clear Blue Morning
Adolphus Hailstork - Arise, My Beloved
Palestrina - Sicut cervus
Nathaniel Dett - Gently, Lord, O gently lead us
Eric Whitacre - Sing gently
Jake Runestad - Let My Love Be Heard
Palestrina - Exultate Deo
Hailstork - I Will Sing of Life
Adrian Batten - O Sing Joyfully
Sarah Quartel (arr.) - How Can I Keep from Singing?
March 13, 2022 at 4 PM
Partly inspired by our name and partly by our eagerness for winter to pass into spring, our March concert indeed is in praise of the tender flower, presenting settings of texts by by Rilke, Garcia Lorca, Rossetti, Tennyson, Herrick (among others) from the 16th to the 21st centuries.
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Summer Is Gone
Gerald Finzi: I Have Loved Flowers that Fade
Robert Pearsall: Lay a Garland
Paul Mealor: Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
Paul Mealor: Upon a Bank with Roses Set About
Ola Gjeilo: The Rose
Hugo Distler: Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Herbert Howells: A Spotless Rose
Morten Lauridsen: La Rose Complète
Morten Lauridsen: Dirait-on
Gerald Finzi: I Praise the Tender Flower
John Wilbye: Flora Gave Me Fairest Flowers
Luca Marenzio: Rose bianche e vermiglie
Eric Whitacre: With a Lily in Your Hand
Benjamin Britten: Five Flower Songs
Einojuhani Rautavaara: With Joy We Go Dancing
May 15, 2022 at 4 PM
Program To Be Announced
Concerts take place at Trinity Lutheran Church (164 West 100th Street, Manhattan); click here for directions and more information. WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY: We regret that Trinity's sanctuary and bathrooms are not wheelchair accessible.