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Handel Society’s concert season follows the traditional academic calendar, from September through May. Concerts take place in Spaulding Auditorium at the Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College.


Spring 2014 concert

2015–2016 Concert Schedule

November 17, 2015 Handel’s Messiah

May 16, 2015 Bach’s B Minor Mass

May 28, 2015 Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Dartmouth Symphony and Glee Club

Previous Concerts

  • 2015.05.16 Verdi Requiem
  • 2014.11.18 Brahms Alto Rhapsody, Schicksalslied, Gesang der Parzen and Ave Maria plus Whitbourn Annelies
  • 2014.05.17-18  Mozart’s Mass in C-minor
  • 2014.11.19  Poulenc Gloria and Britten Ceremony of Carols
  • 2013.05.18-19 J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion
  • 2013.02.24 Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble
    • Glimpses of Love Christopher Marshall (world premiere)
  • 2012.11.13 Away From Home
    • Roots & Wings Oliver Caplan ’04 (world premiere)
    • Fern Hill John Corigliano
    • At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners Williametta Spencer
    • Exultate Deo Allesandro Scarlatti
    • Hymn to St. Cecelia Benjamin Britten
    • O Magnum Mysterium Tomás Luis de Victoria
    • Ave Regina Coelorum Anton Bruckner
    • Osculetur me osculo oris sui Giovani Pierluigi da Palestrina
    • Tota pulchra es Palestrina
    • Vox dilecti mei Palestrina
    • Wade in the Water Traditional, arr. Moses Hogan
    • Every Time I Feel the Spirit Traditional, arr. William Dawson
    • Precious Lord Thomas A. Dorsey, arr. Arnold Sevier
  • 2012.05.19 Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem (read the review)
  • 2011.11.30 Handel’s Messiah (read the review)
  • 2011.05.21 Be Thou My Comfort: The Healing Power of Music
    • Chandos Anthem No. 6, As Pants the Hart for Cooling Streams George Frideric Handel
    • If Ye Love Me Thomas Tallis
    • Fürchte dich nicht J. S. Bach
    • Ubi Caritas Olá Gjeilo
    • This House of Peace Ralph Johnson
    • Cantate Misericordium Benjamin Britten
    • Alleluia (from Place of the Blest) Randall Thompson
    • Chichester Psalms Leonard Bernstein
  • 2010.11.30 J. S. Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium, Parts 1, 2, & 3
  • 2010.05.29 Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra
    • Symphony Nº 2 in C minor Gustav Mahler
  • 2010.05.15 A Stranger in a Strange Land
    • Missa Brevis in D Zoltán Kodály
    • Belshazzar’s Feast William Walton
  • 2009.12.01 Celebration for the Season
    • Christmas Cantata Daniel Pinkham
    • Ubi Caritas Maurice Duruflé
    • Tota Pulchra Es Maurice Duruflé
    • Water Night Eric Whitacre
    • Rest Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • Alleluia Randall Thompson
    • Divine Cecelia Daniel Brewbaker (commission)
    • Three Huguenot Psalms Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
    • Il Est Né arr. Parker and Shaw
    • Here, Mid the Ass and Oxen Mild arr. Alice Parker
    • Still, Still, Still arr. Normal Luboff
    • Music's Music Stephen Sametz
    • My Lord, What a Mornin’ arr. Harry T. Burleigh
    • Every Time I Feel the Spirit arr. Moses Hogan
    • Deep River arr. Norman Luboff
  • 2009.05.16 Handel Society of Dartmouth College
    • Samson George Frideric Handel
    • Last Letter Home Lee Hoiby
    • Requiem for the Fallen Jonathan Leshnoff (joint commission)
  • 2008.12.02 Celebration for the Season
    • A Ceremony of Carols Benjamin Britten
    • Lo, In the Time Appointed Healey Willan
    • Bogoroditse Djevo Sergei Rachmaninoff
    • O Magnum Mysterium Morten Lauridsen
    • Hodie Christus Natus Est Francis Poulenc
    • Wassail Song arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams
    • I Saw Three Ships arr. Parker and Shaw
    • Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella arr. Parker and Shaw
    • Magnificat in D Johann Sebastian Bach
  • 2008.05.17 Handel Society of Dartmouth College
    • Carmina Burana Carl Orff
  • 2008.03.02 Spring Bouquet (with the Yale Camerata and the Yale Schola Cantorum)
    • Song of Songs Jonathan Leshnoff
    • O vos omnes Cristóbal de Morales
    • Festival Te Deum Benjamin Britten
  • 2007.12.28-29 Celebration for the Season (with Helmut Rilling, guest conductor)
    • Messiah George Frideric Handel
  • 2007.05.19 Fire and Ice
    • Nänie Johannes Brahms
    • Choral Fantasy Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Fire and Ice Andrea Clearfield (commission)
  • 2007.03.03 A Salute to the Choral Arts Within the Ivy League (with the Yale Camerata)
    • Benedicta Es Josef Rheinberger
    • In Deo Speravit Rheinberger
    • Abendlied Rheinberger
    • Vier Notturnos Heinrich von Herzogenberg
  • 2006.11.28 Celebration for the Season
    • Venite populi Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Ave Verum Corpus Mozart
    • Vesperae solennes de Confessore Mozart
    • O Come, O Come Emmanuel arr. Parker and Shaw
    • Ave Maria Tómas Luis de Victoria
    • Alma Redemptoris Mater Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
    • Fum, Fum, Fum! arr. Parker and Shaw
    • Carol of the Bells arr. Peter Wilhousky
    • Te Lucis Ante Terminum J. Aaron McDermid
    • O Nata Lux Morten Lauridsen
    • Wade in the Water arr. Moses Hogan
    • Ain’t Got Time to Die arr. William Dawson
Last Updated: 8/26/15