Michael Conley: Repertoire Highlights

Representative works conducted – choral/orchestral, opera, orchestral, and choral:

Allegri: Miserere

Averitt: Afro-American Fragments

Bach: B Minor Mass, Cantata 4, Magnificat, Mass in A Major, Motets

Barber: Agnus Dei, Reincarnations, Let Down the Bars, Sure on this Shining Night

Bartok: Four Slovak Folksongs

Beck: The Shepherds

Beethoven: Choral Fantasy, Elegischer Gesang, Fidelio, ‘Hallelujah’ from The Mount of Olives, Mass in C

Berio: Magnificat

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms, Candide

Billings: Numerous anthems and choral songs

Bliss: Pastoral: Lie Strewn the White Flocks

Bloch: Sacred Service

Boulanger: Hymne au Soleil, Psaume 24

Brahms: Requiem, Liebeslieder Waltzer, O Heiland Reiss die Himmel auf, Ziqeunerlieder, numerous shorter works including folksongs, motets, and part-songs

Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Festival Te Deum, Jubilate Deo, Rejoice in the Lamb, numerous other shorter works

Bruckner: Mass No. 2 in E minor, numerous motets including: Ave Maria, Christus factus est, Locus iste, Os justi, etc.

Buxtehude: Magnificat

Byrd: Mass for Three Voices, Mass for Four Voices, Mass for Five Voices, Ave Verum

Corpus, Sing Joyfully, other shorter works

Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noël

Copland: Four Motets, In the Beginning, Old American Songs, Stomp Your Foot, The Quiet City, The Promise of Living

Corigliano: Fern Hill

Debussy: Invocation, Trois Chansons

Dello Joio: A Jubilant Song, Dreamers, Of Crows and Clusters, Song of the Open Road

Distler: Fürwahr, Ertrug Unsere Krankheit

Dufay: Ave Regina, Nuper Rosarum Flores

Effinger: Four Pastorales

Fauré: Requiem, Cantique de Jean Racine, Peleas et Melisande Suite

Finzi: Magnificat

Foss: Behold I build an House

Franck: Psalm 150

Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo, O Magnum Mysterium, other shorter motets

Gershwin: Choruses from Porgy and Bess

Gorecki: Totus tuus

Grieg: Åse’s Death (choral arrangement from Peer Gynt),

Holberg Suite, Kongekvadet, Norwegian Dances, Sporven (The Sparrow)

Haazen: Missa Luba

Hailstork: Five Short Choral Works

Handel: Acis and Galatea (Overture and Opening Chorus), Israel in Egypt, Messiah, Coronation Anthems, other shorter works

Hindemith: Six Chansons

Haydn: Missa in Angustiis (Lord Nelson Mass), Te Deum

Howells: Requiem, other shorter works

Josquin: Ave Maria, Missa Pange Lingua

Kverno: Missa in Sono Tubae

Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna, Les Chansons des Roses, Midwinter Songs, O magnum mysterium

Liszt: Magnificat

Martin: Mass for Double Choir

Mendelssohn: Elijah, Jesu Meine Freude, various motets and part-songs

Messiaen: O sacrum convivium

Mozart: Requiem, Mass in C minor, Missa Brevis in D minor,

Litaniae Lauretanae, Ave verum corpus, Regina Coeli, Sancta Maria, other shorter works

Nielsen: Benedictus

O’Regan: The Ecstasies Above

Orff: Carmina Burana

Paine: Mass in D (1866) (2nd New York performance)

Palestrina: numerous motets and several Masses

Pärt: Beatitudes, Magnificat

Paulus: American Medley, Embracing All, The Old Church

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Poulenc: Gloria, Mass, Chansons Francaises, Quatre Motets pour le Temps de Noël

Puccini: Messa di Gloria, numerous arias

Rautavaara: Elegie, Och glädjen den dansar

Ravel: Trois Chansons

Respighi: Laud to the Nativity

Rheinberger: Mass in E flat

Rorem: Love Alone, Three Psalms and a Proverb

Rutter: Requiem, Gloria, When Icicles Hang, numerous anthems, arrangements, and shorter works

Schein: Die mit tränen

Schubert: Mass in G, Nachtelle, other shorter works

Schütz: History of the Birth of Christ, Musikalisches exequien, Psalm 100

Söderman: Spiritual Songs

Stravinsky: Mass, Ave Maria, Pater noster

Susa: Carols and Lullabies

Swingle: Country Dances, L’amour de moi

Talbot: Path of Miracles (2nd NY performance)

Tchaikovsky: Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

Tavener: I Know Not What God Is, The Lamb, Song for Athene

Thompson: Alleluia, Americana, Frostiana, The Peaceable Kingdom

Tippett: A Child of Our Time (excerpts)

Verdi: Requiem, Four Sacred Pieces

Vaughan Williams: Antiphon, Dona Nobis Pacem, Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Mass in G minor, Serenade to Music, The Lark Ascending, anthems and other shorter works:

Vivaldi: Gloria

Victoria: Numerous motets

Whitacre: Alleluia, Five Hebrew Love Songs, Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine, The City and the Sea, other shorter works