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For Lo, I Raise Up by Charles Stanford

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Top News | 0 comments

In the video clip below, Renaissance sings the anthem For Lo, I Raise Up by Charles Villiers Stanford during Duke Chapel’s Sunday service Oct. 12, 2014, in Durham, N.C.  For the the rest of the music Renaissance sang during this service, including the service’s prelude music, you can click...

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Video: Renaissance at Duke Chapel, Oct. 12, 2014

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Top News | 0 comments

Renaissance performs the prelude music to Duke Chapel’s Oct. 12 service. Selections include Rejoice in the Lord Alway by John Reford, Ave Maria by Tomás Luis Victoria, Who is at My Window by Welford Russell, Set Me as a Seal by René Clausen, The Old Church by Stephen Paulus, City Called Heaven and Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal: Renaissance sings the anthem Greater Love Hath No Man by John Ireland: and the anthem For Lo I Raise Up by Charles Stanford, based on the text of...

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Video: Renaissance sings at Duke Chapel, Oct. 13, 2013

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Top News | 0 comments

Duke University Chapel, Durham, N.C.  This video, courtesy of Duke Chapel, is of the entire Sunday service.  The sound quality doesn’t really kick in until about 3 minutes into the video.  In addition to the pre-service choral music, Renaissance sings an anthem (“Wondrous Love” at 33 minutes into the service) and an offertory anthem (“I Will Celebrate” by William Mathias at 1 hour, 15 minutes) . . .  

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Renaissance premieres ‘O Magnum Mysterium’

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Top News | 0 comments

In celebration of our 10th anniversary season, Renaissance commissioned Rock Hill composer Kevin Gray to compose a setting of “O Magnum Mysterium”, and this wonderful new a cappella choral work is dedicated to Robert Pritchard, our founding director.  The premiere performance  took place at our annual “Christmas in the City” concert held at Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte on December 22, 2012. To hear this performance, use the following link to the composer’s webpage  www.jameskevingraycomposer.com. Once on the webpage, click on “Gallery”  and then click on “O Magnum Mysterium” to access the...

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2012 RAP kids sing at our ‘Christmas in the City’ concert

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Top News | 0 comments

Four Charlotte-area high school students sang Bach’s “Magnificat”  with Renaissance during our 2012 Christmas concert at Christ Episcopal Church Dec. 22. The students were participants in our Renaissance Apprenticeship Program.  They are pictured here with their Renaissance choral mentors.  From L-r: John Sullivan, Brian Vercauteren ­­– Tenor (Charlotte Catholic High School, senior); Julie Kline, Lindsay Ferkol ­­– Alto (Audrey Kell High School, junior); Jo Ellen Hill, Gabi Stephens – Soprano (South  Mecklenburg High School, senior); Ruben Arguello – Bass (South Mecklenburg High School, senior), Linwood Little.  For more information on...

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New photo: Renaissance at WDAV rehearsal

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in Top News | 0 comments

Renaissance (on the left) and Wingate University Singers (on the right) with the Ballantyne Brass rehearse for WDAV’s broadcast of their Service of Lessons and Carols from St. John’s Baptist Church in Charlotte. WDAV will re-air this Holiday special on Christmas Day, from 4-5 pm. You can also listen to it on their web site,...

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