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The Vocal Arts Ensemle of DurhamThe Vocal Arts Ensemble of Durham was founded in 1996 by Rodney Wynkoop to provide superior choral performance opportunities for outstanding singers in North Carolina’s Triangle region (Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh). Its 32 members are selected mainly from among musicians who have sung in other choral groups under Dr. Wynkoop’s direction. VAE’s mostly a cappella repertoire ranges from the Renaissance to the present.
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Friday, Dec. 20, 2013
8:00 pm

Duke Chapel

$10 General Admission
Students free with ID
Tickets through
Duke Box Office
(919) 684-4444 or www.tickets.duke.edu

Christmas TreeO Holy Night
Christmas Music for Choir

Benjamin Britten - A Hymn to the Virgin
Robert Young - There is no rose of such virtue
John Tavener - Today the virgin
R. Douglas Helvering - Ave Maria
Jackson Berkey - Still, still night
Steven Sametz - Thou whose birth
Morten Lauridsen - O magnum mysterium
Michael Meyer - O Holy Night

Gustaf Nordqvist - Wonderful peace
Jon Washburn - Lo, how a rose e'er blooming
Donald McCullough - What child is this?
Edwin Fissinger - He is born on this holy night
Victoria Glaser - He is sleeping in a manger
Peter Warlock - Balulalow (fr. Three Carols)
David Willcocks - Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
Gustav Holst/Valerie Shields - In the bleak midwinter
Rutland Boughton - The holly and the ivy
John Rutter - Deck the hall

Sunday, June 1, 2014
4:00 pm

Duke Chapel

Annual Summer Concert


Sunday, June 9, 2013
4:00 pm

Duke Chapel

There Will Be Rest


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