1980-1981

November 23, 1980

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

-Domini, Ad Adjuvandum Me Festina, G. B. Martini
-Magnificat, C. T. Pachelbel
-Jubilate Deo Omnis Terra, Flor Peeters
-Heilig, Felix Mendelssohn
-Venite, Exultemus, Jan Pieterzoon Sweelinck
-The Three Kings, Healey Willan
-He Came Here for Me, Ron Nelson
-Rocking (Czechoslovakian carol), arr. John Rutter
-Infant Holy, Infant Lowly (Polish carol), arr. John Rutter

December 19 and 20, 1980

Clapp Recital Hall
Larry Monson, conductor

-Messiah, G. F. Handel

BACH FESTIVAL, May 8-9, 1981

Catherine Comet, Guest Conductor

Friday, May 8, 1981
Clapp Recital Hall

-Motet #1 (BWV225) Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, J. S. Bach
-Suite #1 in C Major (BWV1066), J. S. Bach
-Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G Major, J. S. Bach
-Mass in A Major (BWV234), J. S. Bach

Saturday, May 9, 1981
Clapp Recital Hall

-Suite #4 in D Major (BWV1069), J. S. Bach
-Cantata #34, O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe, J. S. Bach
-Concerto in C Minor for oboe and violin (BWV1060), J. S. Bach
-Cantata #71, Gott ist mein Konig, J. S. Bach

1981-1982

November 22, 1981

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
Larry Monson, conductor

-Hodie Christus Natus Est, Giovanni P. Palestrina
-Advent Motet (Second Movement), Gustav Schreck
-Erschallet, Ihr Lieder (Cantata #172), J. S. Bach
-Magnificat, Antonio Vivaldi
-How Great are Thy Wonders, Georg Schurmann
-By the Springs of Water, Cecil Effinger
-A Hymn to the Virgin, Benjamin Britten
-Lord, Thou Has Been Our Refuge, R. Vaughan Williams

December 6, 1981
St. Mary’s Catholic Church

-Messiah (singalong), G. F. Handel

Sunday, April 18, 1982
Opstad Auditorium, Iowa City High School

-Music, Spread Thy Voice Around, G. F. Handel
-Der Geist wilt unser Schwachheit auf, J. S. Bach
-Cavalleria Rusticana, Intro., Mascagni
-Lebeslieder Walzer, op. 52, No. 8, 13,14, 15, & 16, Brahms
-Three Songs of Innocence, Ken Neufeld
-Come Be My Love, Kelly Raffman

BACH FESTIVAL, June 11-12, 1982

Peter Perret, Guest Conductor

Friday, June 11, 1982
Clapp Recital Hall

-Suite #3 in D Major (BWV1068), J. S. Bach
-Cantata #19, Es erhub sich ein Streit, J. S. Bach
-Ich lasse dich nicht, du segnest mich denn, Johann Christoph Bach
-Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G Major (BWV1049), J. S. Bach
-Cantata #119, Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn, J. S. Bach

Saturday, June 12, 1982
Clapp Recital Hall

-Magnificat (BWV243), J. S. Bach
-Motet #2, Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf (BWV226), J. S. Bach
-Concerto in C Minor for Two Harpsichords (BWV1062), J. S. Bach
-Te Deum in D, Johann Christian Bach

1982-1983

Monday, December 6, 1982

Zion Lutheran Church
Larry Monson, conductor

-There Shall a Star From Jacob Come Forth, Felix Mendelssohn
(Three excerpts from Christus)
-Die Himmel ezählen de Ehre Gottes, Heinrich Schütz
-A Spotless Rose, Herbert Howells
-Sleep, Little Jesus, Sleep, Maurice Goldman
-Saint Nicolas, Benjamin Britten

Saturday, December 11, 1982

Clapp Recital Hall
Larry Monson, conductor

-Messiah, G. F. Handel

Monday, May 2, 1983

University Hospital Lobby

-Echo Song, Orlando di Lasso
-Awake the Harp, Franz Joseph Haydn
-Die Himmel erzahlen die Ehre Gottes, Heinrich Schütz
-Simple Song, Leonard Bernstein
-April is in My Mistress’ Face, Thomas Morley
-In These Delightful Pleasant Groves, Henry Purcell
-I Got Me Flowers, R. Vaughan Williams
-The Call (baritone solo), R. Vaughan Williams
-The Cat Duet, Gioacchino Rossini
-An Admonition, F. J. Haydn
-Chorale from St. Matthew Passion, J. S. Bach

June 11, 1983

Zion Lutheran Church
Larry Monson, conductor

-St. Matthew Passion, J. S. Bach

1983-1984

December 4, 1983

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
Larry Monson, conductor

-Regina Coeli, W. A. Mozart
-Ich Lasse Dich Nicht, Johann Christoph Bach
-Die mit Tränen Säen, Heinrich Schütz
-Nänie, Johannes Brahms
-Hodie Christus Natus Est, Francis Poulenc
-Lo! How a Rose E’er Blooming, Hugo Distler
-Gloria, John Rutter

December 17, 1983

Zion Lutheran Church
Larry Monson, conductor

-Messiah, G. F. Handel

April 1, 1984

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, Iowa
Larry Monson, conductor

-Regina Coeli (K276), W. A. Mozart
-Four Slovak Folk Songs, Bela Bartok
-Die mit Tränen Säen, Heinrich Schütz
-Nänie, Johannes Brahms
-Theresa Mass, Joseph Haydn

BACH FESTIVAL, June 9-10, 1984

William Hibbard, Guest Conductor

Saturday, June 9, 1984
St. Mary’s Catholic Church

-Cantata #78, Jesu, der du meine Seele, J. S. Bach
-Selections from The Musical Offering, J. S. Bach
-Cantata #140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, J. S. Bach

Sunday, June 10, 1984
St. Mary’s Catholic Church

-Christmas Oratorio (BWV248), J. S. Bach

1984-1985

November 19, 1984

Zion Lutheran Church
Larry Monson, conductor

-Rejoice in the Lamb,Benjamin Britten
-Ceremony After a Fire Raid, William Mathias
-Six Chansons, Paul Hindemith
-Vier Dopplechorige Gesange, Robert Schumann
-Tafellied, Johannes Brahms

December 9, 1984

Old Capitol Mall
Joint concert, Christmas music with Iowa City Community Band

February 11, 1985

Zion Lutheran Church
Larry Monson, conductor

-Musikalische Exequien, Heinrich Schütz
-Ein Deutsches Requiem, Johannes Brahms

April 15, 1985

Old Brick
Scott McCoy, conductor

-Kyrie and Gloria from Mass for Double Chorus, Frank Martin
-Stomp Your Foot from The Tender Land, Aaron Copland
-Smugglers’ Chorus from Carmen, George Bizet
-Waltz from Faust, Charles Gounod
-Glory to Isis from Aida, Giuseppi Verdi

Sunday, June 9, 1985

Presbyterian Church, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Larry Monson, conductor

St Matthew Passion, J. S. Bach

BACH FESTIVAL, June 15-16, 1985

Saturday, June 15, 1985
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
William Hibbard, Guest conductor

-Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor(BWV1043), J. S. Bach
-Ouverture/Suite #2 in B Minor for Flute, Strings and Continuo (BWV1067), J. S. Bach
-Cantata #51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, J. S. Bach
-Wedding Anthem, Sing unto God, Ye Kingdoms of the Earth, G. F. Handel

Sunday, June 16, 1985
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Larry Monson, conductor

-St. Matthew Passion, J. S. Bach

1985-1986

Friday, November 8, 1985

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
David Rayl, conductor

-I Am the Rose of Sharon, William Billings
-David’s Lamentation, William Billings
-O Praise the Lord of Heaven, William Billings
-Lob und Preis, Johann C. Till
-Siehe, ich verkundige euch grosse Freude, Francis F. Hagen
-Fürwahr, Er trug uns’re Krankheit, Johannes Herbst
-Psalm 90, Charles Ives
-Three Modern Parables, Richard Hervig
-Chichester Psalms, Leonard Bernstein

Sunday, February 16, 1986

St. Wenceslaus Church
David Rayl, conductor

-Coronation Te Deum, Antonio Salieri
-Requiem, W. A. Mozart

Friday, April 11, 1986

Old Brick
William Hibbard and David Rayl, conductor
Joint concert with Iowa City Community String Orchestra

-Let Down the bars, O Death, Samuel Barber
-Heaven Haven (A Nun Takes the Veil), Samuel Barber
-Sure on This Shining Night, Samuel Barber
-Suite No. 3 for orchestra, Respighi
-The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore, Gian Carlo Menotti

April 12, 1986

Iowa City Public Library
Kickoff supper for library foundation centennial endowment drive

BACH FESTIVAL June 13-14, 1986

Clapp Recital Hall

Friday, June 13
David Rayl, conductor

-Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, J. S. Bach
-Coffee Cantata, BWV 211, J. S. Bach
-Missa Brevis in F Major, BWV 233, J. S. Bach

Saturday, June 14
Tamara Brooks, conductor

-Cantata No. 131, “Aus der Tiefe”, J. S. Bach
-Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041 (Don Haines, violin), J. S. Bach
-Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243, J. S. Bach

1986-1987

Friday, November 21, 1986

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
David Rayl, conductor

-Elle a bien ce ris gracieux, Claudin de Sermisy
-Revecy venir du printans, Claude Le Jeune
-Il est bel et bon, Pierre Passereau
-Ave fuit prima salus, Jean Mouton
-Quaeramus cum pastoribus, Jean Mouton
-Litanies de la vierge, Marc AntoineCharpentier
-O mon âme (L’Enfance du Christ), Hector Berlioz
-Gloria, Francis Poulenc

Monday, March 2, 1987

Clapp Recital Hall
David Rayl, conductor

-O Primavera, Claudio Monteverdi
-La Giovinetta Pianta, Claudio Monteverdi
-Carmina Burana, Carl Orff

BACH FESTIVAL 14 June 12-13, 1987

Clapp Recital Hall
David Rayl, conductor

Friday, June 12, 1987

-Concerto for Two Violins in A Minor, op. 3, no. 8, Antonio Vivaldi
-Geme l’onda che parte dal fonte, Antonio Vivaldi
-Domine, ad adjuvandum me festina, Antonio Vivaldi
-Organ Concerto in A Minor, BWV 593, J. S. Bach
-Cantata 182, “Himmelskönig, sei willkommen”, J. S. Bach

Saturday, June 13, 1987

-from Cantata no. 210, “O holder Tag”, J. S. Bach
-Cantata no. 212, “Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet”, J. S. Bach
-Symbolum Nicenum from Mass in B Minor, J. S. Bach

1987-1988

Monday, November 23, 1987

Zion Lutheran Church
David Rayl, conductor

-In ecclesiis (Symphoniae Sacrae Ii, 1615), Giovanni Gabrieli
-Pange lingua gloriosi , Gregorian chant
-Missa “Pange lingua”, Josquin des Pres
-Danket dem Herren, denn er ist freundlich, Heinrich Schütz
-Latin Choruses from The Lark, Leonard Bernstein
-Quatre Motets sur des Thèmes Gregoriens, Maurice Duruflé
-Christmas Cantata, Daniel Pinkham

December 13, 1987

Old Capitol Center
Joint concert with The Iowa City Community Band of Christmas carols and seasonal songs

Saturday, February 27, 1988

St. Wenceslaus Church
Allen Ohmes, conductor
Joint concert with Iowa City Community String Orchestra

-Symphony No. 9 in C Major, Franz Joseph Haydn
-Salve Regina in G Minor, Franz Joseph Haydn
-Missa in Tempore Belli (“Paukenmesse”), Franz Joseph Haydn

BACH FESTIVAL, June 10-11, 1988

Clapp Recital Hall
David Rayl, conductor

Friday, June 10
Aimee Beckmann-Collier, Assistant Conductor

-Cantata 189, “Meine Seele rühmt und preist”, J. S. Bach
-Cantata 95, “Christus, der ist mein Leben”, J. S. Bach
-Cantata 105, “Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht”, J. S. Bach
-Sinfonia in D Minor, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

Saturday, June 11

-The Passion According to St. John, J. S. Bach

1989-1990

October 24, 1989

Old Brick Church
David Rayl, conductor

-The True Story of Cinderella, Warren Martin
-Three Choruses from “Alice in Wonderland”, Irving Fine
-The Reluctant Dragon, John Rutter

February 17 and 19, 1990

Cedar Rapids Paramount Theatre
with Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Christian Tiemeyer, conductor

-Mass in B Minor, J. S. Bach

April 24, 1990

Old Brick
David Rayl, conductor

In These Delightful Groves
-Queen Mary’s Birthday Ode:
Come, Ye Sons of Art
Thus Nature, Rejoicing, Has Shown us the way
, Henry Purcell

-Wilt Thou, Unkind, Thus Reave Me, John Dowland
-Flow Not So Fast, John Dowland
-Fine Knacks for Ladies, John Dowland
-Sing We and Chant It, Thomas Morley
-Sing We and Chant It, R. L. de Pearsall
-It Was a Lover and His Lass, R. J. S. Stevens
-It Was a Lover and His Lass, William Mathias
-The Dark eyed Sailor, arr. R. Vaughan Williams
-The Spring Time of the Year, arr. R. Vaughan Williams
-Just as the Tide was Flowing, arr. R. Vaughan Williams

-Cantata: In Windsor Forest, R. Vaughan Williams

BACH FESTIVAL, June 10, 14 & 17, 1990

Zion Lutheran Church
Edward Parmentier and David Rayl, conductors
Joint sponsorship with Early Music Society

Sunday, June 10
David Rayl, conductor
-Mass in B Minor, BWV 232, J. S. Bach

Thursday, June 14
Harpsichord Concert by Edward Parmentier

Sunday, June 17
Edward Parmentier, conductor
-Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, J. S. Bach
-Cantata No. 21 “Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis”, J. S. Bach
-Magnificat in D BWV 243, J. S. Bach

1988-1989

Saturday, November 5, and Monday, November 7, 1988

Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
Christian Tiemeyer, conductor
joined Cedar Rapids Symphony and Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale

-The Mystic Trumpeter, Jerry Owen

Monday, November 21, 1988
Old Brick
Joint concert with Iowa City Community String Orchestra
David Rayl, conductor

-Winter (from The Four Seasons), Antonio Vivaldi

-The Mystic Trumpeter, Jerry Owen
-Songs for Children, Francis Poulenc
-Gentle Visitations, Ned Rorem
-This is the Garden, Vincent Persichetti
-Hist Whist, Vincent Persichetti
-Five Mystical Songs, Ralph Vaughan Williams

Sunday, December 18, 1988

St. Mary’s Church

-Messiah (Singalong), G. F. Handel

Tuesday, February 14, 1989
Old Brick
David Rayl, conductor

-Two Portraits, Stephen Foster
-Laura Lee, Stephen Foster
-Gentle Annie, Stephen Foster

Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 52, Johannes Brahms
-Two Lute Songs, John Dowland
-Liebeslieder Polkas, P. D. Q. Bach

BACH FESTIVAL, April 28-30, 1989

Zion Lutheran Church
David Rayl, conductor

Friday, April 28
-Savior of the Nations, Come (with audience singing), LBW 28, J. S. Bach
-Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61, J. S. Bach
-Ich habe genug, BWV 82, J. S. Bach
-Prelude and Fugue in A Major, BWV 536, J. S. Bach
-A Mighty Fortress is Our God, LBW 229, BWV 80, J. S. Bach

Sunday, April 30, 1989
-Christ Jesus Lay in Death’s Strong Bands (with audience), J. S. Bach
-Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4, J. S. Bach
-Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51, J. S. Bach
-Oster Oratorium BWV 249, J. S. Bach