A sampler from 1000 years of psalmody. Exuberant or penitential, austere or lush, soothing or challenging, These texts have inspired some of the world’s greatest choral music. Featuring works by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Salamone Rossi, Scarlatti, Schütz, Georg Schumann, Stanford, Malcolm Singer, Vivanco, and others. Premiering works by local composers Maia Aprahamian and Russell Burnham.

Performances

Palo Alto

Sunday, March 9, 2003; 4 PM

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

San Francisco

Saturday, March 15, 2003; 8 PM

Church Of St. Gregory Nyssen

Oakland

Sunday, March 16, 2003; 4 PM

Piedmont Community Church