Resounding Joy

Get into the holiday spirit by attending this festive concert of music for choir and pipe organ, featuring organist Michael Burroughs.

The program includes Kim André Arnesen’s transcendent “Magnificat” with soprano soloist Danielle Marie, along with inventive arrangements of holiday favorites by Healey Willan, David Willcocks, and John Rutter.

Join us for this festive concert featuring the incredible organ at:
First Congregational Church 
1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto, CA.

Resounding Joy

Kristina Nakagawa, conductor, Resounding Achord
Michael Burroughs, organ

Prelude and Fugue in f minor, BWV 534 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Hodie, Christus natus est Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Magnificat Kim André Arnesen (b.1980)
Danielle Marie, soprano
Annie Yung, soprano
In Dir ist Freude Giovanni Gastoldi (1554-1609)
Improvisation on “In Thee is Gladness” Michael Burkhardt (b. 1957)
A Babe is Born William Mathias (1934-1992)
O Come, O Come Emmanuel arr. Allan Robert Petker (b. 1955)
Ding dong! Merrily on High arr. David Willcocks (1919-2015)
The Wexford Carol arr. Douglas E. Wagner (b.1952)
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming arr. Bradley Nelson (b. 1962)
Christina Galisatus, french horn
Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella arr. Peter Latona (b. 1968)
Silent Night Franz Xaver Gruber (1787–1863), arr. Sandra Peter
Away in a Manger arr. Antony Baldwin (b. 1957)
Joy to the World arr. John Rutter (b. 1945)
Resounding Joy