William & Mary

Countertop Ensemble to present next Ewell Concert

Countertop QuartetThe Ewell Concert Series presents the Countertop Ensemble--a vocal octet of sopranos, countertenors, tenors and basses—on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 8pm in the Wren Chapel, College of William and Mary.  The Ensemble sings varied, innovative and exciting performances of music from Renaissance and Baroque to Contemporary.  Countertop will perform at the Smithsonian Institution’s Bolivian Baroque Music Festival in July, 2012.

The evening's program includes: Te lucis ante terminum Thomas Tallis (1505-1585) ; O vos omnes Pablo Casals (1876-1973); Lully, lulla Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988); Abide with me William H. Monk (1823-1889); Hush, my dear one Traditional - A Welsh Lullaby; Os justi Anton Bruckner (1824-1896); O Magnum Mysterium Giovanni Gabrieli (1554-1612); God so loved the world Bob Chilcott (b. 1955); My Soul there is a Country Charles H. Parry (1848-1918); Justorum animae Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); Haec Dies William Byrd (1540-1623); Surge Illuminare William Byrd (1540-1623); Hail Gladdening Light; Charles Wood (1866-1926); and Loquebantur variis linguis Thomas Tallis (1505-1585).

 Free admission, no reserved seating.  Call 221-1073 for more information.
Please note due to renovations currently taking place, handicapped access ramps will not be available on this date.  We apologize for this unfortunate situation.