VAE Season 33, 2012-2013
Sound equals emotions. Subtle shades of colors, like our ever-evolving feelings. The
journey continues with VAE Season 33.
Please join us. Tickets available online or at the door. Subscriptions go on sale Sept. 1, 2012.
33.1: A Procession Winding Around Me
Sunday, October 7, 3:00 p.m., Memorial Hall (Over-the-Rhine)
VAE welcomes guest conductor Patrick Dupré
Quigley, leader of Miami's Grammy-nominated
ensemble, Seraphic Fire. Featuring Morten
Lauridsen’s lushly romantic Midwinter Songs,
the electrifying minimalism of Ingram Marshall’s
Hymnodic Delays, and Jeffrey Van’s
A Procession Winding Around Me, for guitar
and choir. Quigley’s virtuosic handling of this
eclectic literature has established him as one
of today’s most exciting choral conductors.
33.2 A Candlelit Christmas
Saturday, December 15, 7:30 p.m., St. Boniface Catholic Church, Northside
Sunday, December 16, 5:00 p.m., St. Francis De Sales Church, East Walnut Hills
Following the overwhelming response to last
year’s Candlelit Christmas concert, VAE invites
you to join us once again for this Cincinnati
holiday tradition. Joining VAE this season is
the celebrated Cincinnati Boychoir, VAE’s
Artistic Partner for the 2012–2013 Season,
presenting cherished holiday music by
candelight. Christopher Eanes conducts what
will be unforgettable evenings of music.
33.3 The Divine Feminine
Sunday, January 13, 7:30 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, Downtown
Craig Hella Johnson shows us why his Austinbased
ensemble Conspirare is one of the
nation’s most celebrated choral ensembles.
“The divine feminine” is the theme for his
first appearance with VAE, featuring a 17thcentury
Magnificat of Jan Sweelinck, Benjamin
Britten’s gorgeous Hymn to St. Cecilia, the
regional premiere of 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner
Kevin Puts’ To Touch the Sky, and a collection
of traditional spirituals — not to be missed.
33.4 Elmer Thomas Founder’s Concert: At the Waterbrook
Sunday, May 5, 2:00 p.m., First Covenant Presbyterian Church, Downtown
Tickets for the 2:00 performance available here.
Tickets for the 7:30 performance at the Anderson Center, Anderson, available from the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, ccocincinnati.org.
Music Director Donald Nally leads our
annual collaboration with the Cincinnati
Chamber Orchestra. Covering two hundred
years of choral riches and displaying the
extraordinary talent within our ensemble:
Handel’s virtuosic masterpiece Dixit Dominus,
Britten’s compelling Cantata misericordium,
and Mendelssohn’s stirring Psalm 42: Wie der
Hirsch schreit. High expectations surround
this rare opportunity to experience these
combined forces once again.