The Mineola Choral Society has performed two concerts each season since 1948. Our repertoire includes both classical and popular music including Broadway show tunes. Here is a partial list of music for performances from recent years.
Bach: Wachet Auf; Dona Nobis Pacem
Beethoven: Mass in C major: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Finale
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms; West Side Story, Mass, On the Town (selections)
Bloch: Sacred Service (selections)
Brahms: Requiem; Nänie; Schicksalslied: Liebeslieder; Neu Liebeslieder; Marienlieder
Britten: A Ceremony of Carols
Bruckner: Te Deum; Locus Iste
Dvořák: Te Deum; Stabat Mater, o.p. 58
Duruflé: Requiem; Ubi Caritas
Fauré: Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine, Pavane
Gounod: Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cecile
Haydn: Missa Brevis; Mass in D; Missa In Tempore Belli
Lauridsen: O Nata Lux
Mendelssohn: Elijah, Hear My Prayer; Verleih uns Frieden; Der 42 Psalm
Mozart: Requiem; Coronation Mass; Missa Brevis; Ave Verum Corpus; Laudate Dominum; Regina Coeli; Vesperae Solennes De Confessore
Orff: Carmina Burana
Pinkham: Christmas Cantata; Wedding Cantata
Rutter: Gloria; Requiem; Sprig of Thyme; Magnificat; Mass of the Children
Schubert: Mass in G
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Verdi: Stabat Mater, Messa da Requiem
Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs; Rejoice in the Lamb; Dona Nobis Pacem
We have also performed choruses from some of the great operas including Carmen, Nabucco, I Pagliacci, Il Trovatore, Lohengrin, La Traviata, Macbeth, Prince Igor, Rigoletto, Boris Godunov, Idomeneo, Cavalleria Rusticana, and Faust.
Popular music includes medleys from many Broadway shows including Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Porgy and Bess, Oklahoma, Carousel, West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, and others, We have also performed the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Marvin Hamlisch, George and Ira Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart, Lerner & Loewe, Meredith Wilson, Jerome Kern, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland and many others..
Listen to MCS: Bruchner's Locus Iste performed January, 2013 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City, NY.