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2008 Spring Concert poster

The 2008 Spring Concert of the Virginia Glee Club was conducted by Frank Albinder as part of the Glee Club 2007-2008 season. Held April 20, 2008 in Old Cabell Hall, the concert featured a joint performance of the Bach Magnificat with the Wellesley College Choir.

The Daily Progress wrote about the show:

The Virginia Glee Club will present Johann Sebastian Bach's "Magnificat" with the Wellesley College Choir at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Cabell Hall Auditorium. "Magnificat" will be performed with an orchestra. The two groups also will perform works from their respective repertoires. The Virginia Glee Club will unveil a newly commissioned piece based on the poetry of Walt Whitman.[1]

A recording of this concert is available at the University of Virginia Library.


  1. The Wellesley College Choir
    • Hosanna (Knut Nystedt (b. 1915))
    • Salmo 150 (Ernani Agiuiar (b. 1949))
    • O Viridissima Virga (Emma Lou Diemer (b. 1927))
    • Five Hebrew Love Songs (Eric Whitacre (b. 1970))
      1. Temuna
      2. Kala Kalla
      3. Larov
      4. Eyze Sheleg!
      5. Rakut Lucy McVeigh, violin
    • Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal (Arr. Alice Parker)
    • Finale (from The Gondoliers) (Gilbert & Sullivan)
    • The Road Home (Stephen Paulus (b. 1949)) (Davina Canagasabey, Laura Nellums, Simone Seol, Liz Strickland, soloists)
    • Alma Mater (Arr. Brian Hulse)
  2. The Virginia Glee Club
  3. The Wellesley College Choir & The Virginia Glee Club