Consort Chorale 2018: Photo Credit: Will Toft
Photo Credit: Will Toft
Consort is changing its format!

For the next 3 years Allan will be conducting Consort in tandem with other widely-known conducting phenoms. In 2019 we are pleased to announce that Bradley Ellingboe will be our guest conductor, sharing the concert with Allan. Jennaya Robison and David Dickau will join us in 2020 and 2021, respectively.
Click on their names to learn more about each.

Consort Chorale
26th Annual Summer Concert

Allan Robert Petker Founder-Director

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

First Presbyterian Church     72 Kensington Rd     San Anselmo, California

Reception Follows

Bradley Ellinboe

Guest Conductor Bradley Ellingboe

Bradley has led a wide-ranging career in the world of singing, including accomplishments as a choral conductor, soloist, composer, scholar and teacher. As a choral conductor he has led festival choruses in 35 states and 14 foreign countries. As a bass-baritone soloist he has sung under such conductors as Shaw, Rilling, and Willcocks. Ellingboe has over 140 pieces of music in print. For his scholarly work in making the songs of Grieg more accessible to the English-speaking public, he was knighted by the King of Norway in 1994. As a teacher, the University of New Mexico Alumni Association named him Faculty of the Year in 2008.

Associate Directors - David Irvine, Sanford Dole
Accompanist - Alla Artemova

Hail, Bright Cecila!

Music about Music

Vivaldi: Laudate Dominum

Runestad: Alleluia

Purcell: Hail Bright Cecilia

Britten: A Hymn for St. Cecilia

Handel: My Heart is Inditing

Dole: "Harmony" from "A Song for St. Cecilia"

Chilcott: The Singing Heart

Ellingboe: Be Music, Night

Ellingboe: A Song for St. Cecilia

Brahms: Geistliches Lied

Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music

Hogan: Music Down to My Soul

ALLAN ROBERT PETKER, founder-director of Consort Chorale and a nationally acclaimed choral clinician and prolific composer, returns to lead his auditioned Bay Area singers in their twenty-sixth annual summer concert.

INFORMATION: Map of our concert location, First Presbyterian Church of San Anselmo.


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