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Renaissance announces its 2017-2018 season: Seasons of Peace, Love and Harmony

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Top News | 0 comments

Oct. 29, 2017: This Glance of Glory A sumptuous English feast with Benjamin Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb as the evening’s entrée. Purcell, Elgar, Stanford and Tavener are also on the menu along with other international and American favorites. Dec. 16, 2017: Christmas in the City This year’s edition continues in the vein and tradition of our Christmases of yore…time-honored carols and classics of the season as well as surprises not heard anywhere else in town. May 5, 2018: (Out of) the Gates of Morning The Gates of Morning is composed by Charlotte native Dan Locklair, arguably the most famous composer of this region. And, yet, concert-goers would be hard-pressed...

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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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Renaissance live on WDAV, Friday Dec. 7

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Top News | 0 comments

Tune in to WDAV, 89.9 FM, noon on Friday as their yearly live holiday broadcast returns with a program of beloved carols and holiday music illuminated by scripture readings. The Singers of Renaissance headline the concert led by Robert Pritchard, and are joined by the Wingate University Singers under the direction of Kenney Potter. An original WDAV production. Re-airs on Sunday, December 9th from 6-7 PM and on Christmas Day, Tuesday December 25, from 4-5 PM.

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Purchase Renaissance’s Christmas CD

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in Top News | 0 comments

With Christmas selections ranging from the Baroque (Daquin, Hassler) to contemporary composers (Lauridsen, Whitacre) to traditional holiday favorites, our Christmas CD is the perfect gift for the music lover that you know. Check our store to listen to samples and to purchase your copy...

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