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The City Come Again 2021

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Don Ipock
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William Jewell College
Members of the William Jewell College Concert Choir performing for "The City Come Again" at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, December 2019.

Since 1982 William Jewell College has partnered with Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral to present "The City Come Again" as a gift in music and word to Kansas City. Dr. Ian Coleman, Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at William Jewell College, hosts this program of students and faculty presenting seasonal music, poetry, and more.

Host

Ian Coleman, Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at William Jewell College

Program

O Come, O Come Emmanuel
by Calvin Hampton
Ann Marie Rigler, organ

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661
by Johann Sebastian Bach
Ann Marie Rigler, organ

Rise, Shine
Trad. arr. by Marques Garrett
Anthony J. Maglione and the William Jewell College Concert Choir

Miracles
Poem by Walt Whitman
Read by Dick Brown

O Holy Night - Ave Maria
Trad. arr. by Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson
Leanna Crenshaw, soprano
Ellen Sommer, piano

Postscripts - after The Christmas Letter by John N. Morris
Poem written and read by Huascar E. Medina, Poet Laureate of Kansas

Six Variations on Est ist ein Ros entsprungen
by Gerald Near
Ann Marie Rigler, organ

Fecit potentiam from Magnificat in D major H. 772
by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Louis Tiemann, baritone
Ellen Sommer, piano

Winter Branches
Poem by Margaret Widdemer
Read by Dr. Loretta Britton

Weihnachten, Op. 79, No. 1
by Felix Mendelssohn
Anthony J. Maglione and the William Jewell College Concert Choir

The Oxen
Poem by Thomas Hardy
Read by Leo Edwards

Silent Night
Franz Gruber, arr. by Mark David Johnson
Anthony J. Maglione and the William Jewell College Concert Choir

Toccata on Veni Emmanuel
by Adolphus Hailstork
Ann Marie Rigler, organ

Love Came Down at Christmas
by Jessica French
Anthony J. Maglione and the William Jewell College Concert Choir

The City Come Again 2021 is dedicated to the memory of Leona Schaefer, a long-time supporter of The City Come Again and advocate for the arts in Kansas City and beyond.

You can learn more about the Department of Performing Arts at William Jewell College at jewell.edu/music.

Sam Wisman is a Producer for 91.9 Classical KC. Email him at samwisman@classicalkc.org.
Stephen Steigman is director of Classical KC and chief of broadcast operations for KCUR 89.3 and 91.9 Classical KC. You can email him at stephen@kcur.org.