Program: A Gospel Christmas (December 9, 2021)

Program


Kevin McBeth, conductor Oleta Adams, vocals and piano St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus


“Oh Come, All Ye Faithful”

John F. Wade, arr. John Wasson

“Joy to the World”

Traditional , arr. David Binion and B. J. Davis Patricia Brown, alto

Valencia Branch, soprano

Rochelle Calhoun, soprano

Beth Enloe Fritz, alto

Carole Hughes, alto

Dillon Carl, tenor

Austin Shariff, tenor

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus


“The First Noel/Go Tell It On the Mountain”

Traditional , arr. David Huntsinger & Dan Goeller


“I Am His Child”

Moses Hogan, orch. David Gill St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus


“Let It Snow”

Jule Styne, arr. Diane Louie

Oleta Adams, vocals & piano


“I Wonder as I Wander”

John Jacob Niles , arr. John Stoddart

Oleta Adams, vocals & piano

Gwendolyn Wesley, soprano

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus


“Breath of Heaven”

Oleta Adams , arr. Diane Louie Oleta Adams, vocals & piano


“Get Here”

Brenda Russell

Oleta Adams, vocals & piano

 

Intermission

 

“Hallelujah” from Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration

Paul David Wilson, arr. Warren/Jackson/ Kibble/Hey/Chinn Reginald Davis, bass

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus


“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”

Traditional, arr. Michael Lawrence


“He Never Failed Me Yet”

Robert Ray, orch. Keith Christopher Charles Stancil, bass

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus


“O Holy Night”

Adolph-Charles Adam, arr. Smith

Jennifer L. Kelley, soprano

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus


“Holy Is the Lamb”

Oleta Adams , arr. John Stoddart Oleta Adams, vocals

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus


“Christmas Time is Here”

Vince Guaraldi, arr. Oleta Adams Oleta Adams, vocals & piano


“Hark the Herald Angels Sing”

Charles Wesley, arr. John Stoddart

Oleta Adams, vocals & piano

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus