Leslie Ann Bradley, Allyson McHardy and Peter Barrett with Rachel Andrist and John Greer at the piano explore the theme of the virtues (chastity, temperance, charity, diligence, patience, kindness, and humility) first listed in an epic poem by Aurelius Prudentius Clemens, a Roman Christian poet born in 348. Recorded on October 6, 2013.

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We Sing to Him (from Three Divine Hymns)
Composer: Henry Purcell (arr. J. Greer)
Vocalists: Leslie Ann Bradley, Allyson McHardy & Peter Barrett
Piano: Rachel Andrist & John Greer







The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation
Composer: Henry Purcell (arr. B. Britten)
Vocalist: Leslie Ann Bradley
Piano:John Greer







Der Zauberer
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Vocalist: Allyson McHardy
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Abendempfindung
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Vocalist: Peter Barrett
Piano: Rachel Andrist







Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart, Op. 135
Composer: Robert Schumann
I. Abschied von Frankreich
II. Nach der Geburt ihres Sohnes
III. An den Königin Elisabeth
IV. Abschied von der Welt
V. Gebet
Vocalist: Allyson McHardy
Piano:Rachel Andrist







Hat Gesacht
Composer: Richard Strauss
Vocalist: Leslie Ann Bradley
Piano: John Greer







Geduld
Composer: Richard Strauss
Vocalist: Allyson McHardy
Piano: John Greer







Cäcilie
Composer: Richard Strauss
Vocalist: Peter Barrett
Piano: John Greer







Abendlied
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Vocalists: Leslie Ann Bradley & Peter Barrett
Piano: John Greer







Klosterfräulein (from Vier Duetten Op. 61)
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Vocalists: Leslie Ann Bradley & Allyson McHardy
Piano: John Greer







Die Nonne und der Ritter (from Vier Duetten, Op.28)
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Vocalists: Allyson McHardy & Peter Barrett
Piano: John Greer







Romance de "Mignon" - Connais-tu le pays?
Composer: Henri Duparc
Vocalist: Leslie Ann Bradley
Piano:Rachel Andrist







Au pays où se fait la guerre
Composer: Henri Duparc
Vocalist: Allison McHardy
Piano:Rachel Andrist







Over the Mountains (from the Arnold Songbook)
arr. Roger Quilter
Vocalist: Peter Barrett
Piano: John Greer







The Bard of Armagh
arr. Herbert Hughes
Vocalist: Peter Barrett
Piano: John Greer







Rolling in the Dew
arr. Ralph Vaughan-Williams
Vocalists: Peter Barrett & Leslie Ann Bradley
Piano:Rachel Andrist







Antiphon (from Five Mystical Songs)
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Vocalists: Peter Barrett with Leslie Ann Bradley & Allyson McHardy
Piano: Rachel Andrist & John Greer



This concert was made possible by the generous assistance of:

THE S.M. BLAIR FAMILY FOUNDATION
MRS. MONICA BANDEEN
THE ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

Special thanks to Henriette Asch, Jason Nedecky & Mark Wilson