Join the Seattle Choral Company singers for a special salute to many of America’s greatest and most memorable songs, ranging from the 19th century parlor, to spirituals, to Broadway, and the popular artists of our era.
American Songbook will include enduring and influential songs and popular standards from the past two centuries. These songs never go out of style, but continue to mirror our history as a nation.
Friday, June 10, 2016 – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 – 8:00 p.m.
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral
1245 10th Ave East, Seattle
Online ticket sales have closed for this concert, but you can still get tickets at the door!
The program will include:
Songs of the Civil War Era by Henry Clay Work
“Who Shall Rule This American Nation?”
“My Grandfather’s Clock”
“The Buckskin Bag of Gold”
“Old American Folk Songs” by Aaron Copland
“I Got Me a Cat”
“Shall We Gather At the River”|
“Shenandoah” Traditional, arr. by James Erb
“Polly Wolly Doodle” Traditional, arr. by Gail Kubik
“Beautiful Dreamer” by Stephen Foster
“They Can’t Take That Away From Me” by George Gershwin
“Sunday” by Stephen Sondheim
“What a Wonderful World” by Weiss and Thiele
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Harold Arlen/arr. by Israel Kamakawiwoole”Let It Go” (from “Frozen”) by Anderson-Lopez