Konzert-Chronik

Zu den Höhepunkten der langen Chorgeschichte gehören:

Bernstein – Beatles – Berlin

2018:
In the 2018 spring concert the German-American Community Choir e.V. (GACC) gives insight into its large bandwidth of musical styles as a chor as well as through its many talented soloists, as it sings in tribute to three exquisite composers (Bernstein, Beatles and Berlin).

Misatango

2017: The tango-Chorale “Misatango” by the Argentine composer Martin Palmeri goes straight into your ears and under your skin. With the passions and the favorable wistful sounds of “Misatango”, Martin Palmeri has succeeded in creating a wonderful composition from the Nordic Chorale text and Argentine tango Nuevo.

American Choral Music

2016: Four Centuries of American Choral Music

Schubert Mass in Eb Major

2016: Schubert Mass in Eb Major

GACC Goes Hollywood

2015: GACC Goes Hollywood

Classical Choir pieces with Piano

2015: Classical Choir pieces with Piano

A Caribbean Mass

2014: Sounds of Africa & A Caribbean Mass by Glenn McClure / performed at the Concert hall in Bornheim.  Steel Drums: Glenn McClure, Soloists: Kristen Ruesges & Martin Stoewer, Musical Direction: Jim Schar.

Bach Meets Sax

2014: Bach Meets Sax

A German Requiem

2013: A German Requiem by Mozart performed on May 26 at the Frauenfriedneskirche in Frankfurt.  Soprano: Hanna Ramminger, Bariton: Peter Schüler, Orchestra: The Südhessische Chamber-Ensemble, Director: Linda Horowitz.

Annelies

2012:
“Annelies” by James Whitbourn: A musical adaptation of the diary of Anne Frank. Annelies And other Jewish choral and ensemble works, centering on the “Queen of Klezmer” Irith Gabriely with her quartet “Colalaila Classic”. Musical Director: Linda Horowitz

if I could wish for something

2012: if I could wish for something

American Classics

2011: American Classics

Petit Messe Solennelle

2010:

GACC Performs Rossini’s “Petit Messe Solennelle” on the 9th of May at the Frauenfriedenskirche in Frankfurt.
Musical Director: Linda Horowitz, Piano: Jim Schar, Accordion: Christiane Lüder, Soprano: Janet O’Donovan, Old: Cecelia Stearman, Tenor: Wolfram Wittekind, Baritone: Peter Schüler

Additionally, selected members of the GACC performed Rossini’s “Petit Messe Solennelle” with the Orpheus Choir of Bangkok under the musical direction of Somtow Sucharitkul.

Beatles Love – Love – Love

2010: Beatles : Love – Love – Love

Brahms Neue Liebeslieder

2009: Brahms Neue Liebeslieder and other Lovesongs

Fauré Requiem

2009: Fauré Requiem

Strictly Deutsch

2008: Strictly Deutsch

Lyrical Sounds

2008: Lyrical Sounds

H.M.S. Pinafore

2007:
semi-theatrical performance of the comic opera “H.M.S. Pinafore “by Gilbert and Sullivan under the direction of Jim Schar. “H.M.S. Pinafore” belongs to one of the most popular pieces of the composer Gilbert & Sullivan when the song “A British Tar” found its way into the modern film world. This song was sung in the Star Trek movie “The Uprising”, as well as in Indiana Jones (“The Last Crusade”).

The Creation

2007:
presented the choir piece “The Creation” by Haydn in Vietnam (Hanoi and Saigon)

Mendelssohn’s & “Elias”

2006:
Performance by Mendelssohn’s & “Elias” with soloists Elisabeth Schmock (soprano), Irmhild Wicking (alto), Mark Bowman-Hester (tenor) and Johannes-Martin Kränzle (bass) and the Prague Symphony Orchestra “Bohemia”

Pop goes Classic

2006: Pop Goes Classic

Missa für Piper, Phones, Voice & Drums

2005:
Performance of “Missa for Piper, Phones, Voice & Drums” by and with Peter Schindler and the trio “Pipes and Phones”

Bizet to Broadway

2005: Bizet to Broadway – Director: Linda Horowitz – Piano: Jim Schar

Klang Welten

2004: Klang Welten – from Bach to BIlly Joel

Anything Goes

2004: Anything Goes – A Short History of American Music

Carmina Burana & Caribbean Mass

2003:
GACC performs “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff and the “Caribbean Mass” by Glenn McClure for the TV broadcasting stations of the Hessischer Rundfunk; a Concert mass with music adapted in part from Latin American folk melodies. The text is based in part on the writings of St. Francis of Assisi. The performance of the Caribbean Mass was a European premiere.

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

2003: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – A spiritual Requiem

Romantic Choirworks

2002: Romantic Choirworks

Over the Rainbow

2002: Over the Rainbow

America Sings Classics

2001: America Sings Classics

Verdi to Vampire

2001: Verdi to Vampire – Musik from Operas and Musicals

Mostly Gerschwin

1998: America Sings: Mostly Gerschwin performed a the Bürgerhaus at the Nordwest center.  Conductor James Shar.  Featuring Barbara Leah Meyer and the Al Jacobson Quartet.  Soprano: Kathryn Waters, Bariton: Stefan Grunwald, Piano: Peter Reiter.

Duke Ellington – America Swings

1997: America Swings to the music of Duke Ellington

The Fairy Queen

1995:
the performance of Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen” under the direction of Eberhard Friedrich

The “Mass” and “Chichester Psalms”

1992:

The “Mass” and “Chichester Psalms” from Bernstein at the Hessische Rundfunk TV station. The performance of the Bernstein Mass was the first ever in Frankfurt and only the 2nd in entire Germany.

Johannes Passion

1991:
the participation in the filming of Bach’s “Johannes Passion” entitled “It would be good if a human would be killed for the people” directed by Hugo Niebelung:

https://www.moviepilot.de/movies/es-waere-gut-da-ein-mensch-wuerde-umbracht-fuer-das-volk

Händel Oratorium

1991: Oratorium by Georg Friedrich Händel performed in the Broadcasting halls of the Hessische Rundfunk Studios on Sunday the 5th of May in Frankfurt am Main. 

King David

1989:
Performance of Arthur Honegger’s “King David” in the Old Opera House in Frankfurt am Main

Mozart Requiem

1989: Mozart Requiem, performed at the Frankfurt Central Chapel on Sunday the 19th of November.  Soprano: Yvonne Frazier, Mezzo-Soprano: Lucy Coleby-Long, Tenor: Mark Bowman-Hester, Bass: Axel Wagner.

The Singing Christmas Tree on WDR TV !®

1987:
Performance of “The Singing Christmas Tree®” in the WDR TV station.

Hofkapellmeister-Messe

1981:
Salieri's "Hofkapellmeister-Messe" dirigiert von Marcel Seminara