An Elizabethan Christmas: Early English Songs & Carols
Sing We Enchanted (SWE), an a cappella
vocal ensemble perform this year’s concert program: “An Elizabethan Christmas: Early Songs & Carols." The ensemble’s holiday program includes sacred and secular carols by Praetorius, Victoria and Byrd, spirited madrigals by Thomas Morley, and other traditional 19th century English carol arrangements by Parker, Shaw and Rutter, among others. Audience members of all ages are invited to come hear this concert of old-time carols, winter ballads, and popular holiday favorites.
Sing We Enchanted, now in its twenty-first season as an a cappella Westchester-based ensemble, performs in venues across the tri-state area. Repertoire includes early music, sacred and secular works in a variety of languages and contemporary American and English selections. Sing We Enchanted is dedicated to performing new and old a cappella works that are not widely performed, and has received support from Arts Westchester and the New York State Council of the Arts.
SWE Singers performing this concert season: Nell Macdonald, artistic director, mezzo soprano; Nancee Adams-Taylor, soprano; Randi Alberino, mezzo soprano; Kevin Dyal, bass/baritone; David Eggers, tenor; Jean Garner, soprano; Erik-Peter Mortensen, baritone; and Laurie Thomashow, soprano.
Sing We Enchanted Ensemble: Nell Macdonald, artistic director, mezzo soprano; Nancee Adams-Taylor, soprano; Kate Ashby, soprano; Randi Alberino, mezzo soprano; Kevin Dyal, bass/baritone; David Eggers, tenor; Jean Garner, soprano; Linnea Johnson, contralto; Erik-Peter Mortensen, baritone; Lauren Palazolo, soprano; Joe Redd, tenor; Miran Robarts, soprano, Spencer Smith, bass/baritone; and Laurie Thomashow, soprano.
SWE is supported, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.