Light: The Dawn from on High

A Celebration of Christmas

SLCA Concert Choir, SLCA Chamber Choir, SLCA Women’s Choir, and

Salt Lake Vocal Artists

December 2018


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The Salt Lake Choral Artists’ celebration of Christmas will include the Utah premiere of “Lux: The Dawn from on High” by American composer Dan Forrest. This multi-movement work celebrates the Light of the World with texts ranging from ancient liturgical chant to scripture to modern secular love poetry. The concert will also include Benjamin Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols” plus traditional carols and holiday favorites with chamber orchestra accompaniment.

1. Sussex Carol arr. by Elaine Hagenberg
2. The Huron Carol arr. by Dan Forrest
3. A Ceremony of Carols: Wolcum Yole! Benjamin Britten
4. A Ceremony of Carols: There is No Rose
5. A Ceremony of Carols: Balulalow
6. A Ceremony of Carols: As Dew in Aprille
7. A Ceremony of Carols: This Little Babe
8. A Ceremony of Carols: Deo Gracias
9. Glory, Glory, Glory to the Newborn King Moses Hogan
10. Lux: The Dawn from on High: Illuminare Dan Forrest
11. Lux: The Dawn from on High: Lux in Tenebris
12. Lux: The Dawn from on High: The Sun Never Says
13. Lux: The Dawn from on High: Gloria in Excelsis
14. Lux: The Dawn from on High: Creator of the Stars of Night
15. Silent Night arr. by Peter Anglea