To Be Sung on the Water

An evening of nature-inspired a cappella works by Samuel Barber, Johannes Brahms, Edward Elgar, Eric Whitacre, and more. Program highlights include a late Brahms quartet, a shimmering Frederick Delius vocalise, and two works by Renaissance master Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Featuring soprano Rachel Evangeline Barham and keyboard artist Andrew Earle Simpson.

Afterward, please join us at our post-concert reception.

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm
St. John’s Norwood Parish
6701 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD  20815


  • Samuel Barber, To Be Sung on the Water
  • Johannes Brahms, Sehnsucht
  • Frederick Delius, To Be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water
  • Edward Elgar, There is Sweet Music
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina,  Sicut Cervus
  • Eric Whitacre, Water Night
  • Songs by Ralph Vaughn Williams, William Walton, Gerald Finzi,  and more.

Map to St. John’s Norwood