Programming

Mission statements are all well and good, but if you want to see what a musical organization is really about, you need to check out its programming.  Some of the programs below are linked to downloadable PDF files with the full text of the concert program.

- 2017 -

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Lakewood Presbyterian Church


- 2016 -

Sunday, May 10, 2016, 4 p.m.
Lakewood Presbyterian Church


Sunday, May 15, 2016, 4 p.m.
Lakewood Presbyterian Church

- 2015 -

Sunday, May 17, 2015, 4:00 p.m.
Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Sunday, January 18, 2015, 4:00 p.m.
Lakewood Presbyterian Church

- 2014 -

Sunday, May 18, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
Lakewood Presbyterian Church
Embracing the Bard

Sunday, January 5, 2014, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church

- 2013 -

Sunday, May 19th, 2013, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church
Plaintive Notes

Sunday, January 19, 2013, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church
Psalter & Paprikash

- 2012 -

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church
Dare to Dream

Sunday, January 22, 2012, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church
Elevated

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 4:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Service of Evensong

- 2011 -

Sunday, May 15, 2011, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Love Notes

Including Johannes Brahms'  "Liebeslieder Walzer"
Sunday, April 17, 2011, 7:30 pm
First Unitarian Church of Cleveland

Song of Wisdom from "Old Turtle"

Sunday, January 30, 2011, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church
Bohemian Rhapsody
Including Antonín Dvorák's  "Mass in D"

- 2010 -


Sunday, May 16, 2010, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Surrender


Including Johannes Brahms'  "Zigeunerlieder"

Sunday, January 3, 2010, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Rejoice


Including Benjamin Britten's "Rejoice in the Lamb"

Monday, December 14, 2009, 8:00 PM
Rocky River Chamber Music Society
West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church

Awake

Including J.S. Bach's "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" (BWV 140)

- 2009 -

Sunday, May 10, 2009, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Friends and Family

Music by composers who have connections to Ohio or who have influenced and inspired the Director and singers of Good Company.


Sunday, January 4, 2009, 4:00 pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Pastorale

Including Respighi's "Laud to the Nativity"

- 2008 -

Saturday, May 17, 2008, 7:30 pm
Avon Lake United Church of Christ 
Sunday, May 18, 2008, 4:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Music to Hear

"Music to Hear" by George Shearing (with texts by Shakespeare), as well as compositions by Barber, Handel, Monteverdi, and others, and folksong arrangements.  With Sharon Marrell, flute, and Susan Lezan, piano. 

Sunday, January 6, 2008, 4:00 pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Echoes of the Season

 “Christmas Cantata” by Daniel Pinkham, and compositions by Brahms, Rossini, Praetorius, Rutter, Lauridsen, Frank Ferko, Healey Willan, Halsey Stevens and others.   Assisting artists were a brass ensemble and  Margaret A. Limkemann, organist, and Susan Lezan, pianist.

Sunday, December 2007, 2:00 pm

Euclid Avenue Congregational Church, United Church of Christ

9606 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland

Echoes of the Season

Selections from the January 6, 2008, concert, including the Pinkham cantata.  Presented as part of the University Circle Holiday CircleFest.

- 2007 -

Sunday, May 20, 2007, 4:00 PM

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

The Peaceable Kingdom Revisited

Works included Randall Thompson's beloved "The Peaceable Kingdom," and several settings of Hebrew texts and secular works about beasts of the kingdom.

Sunday, January 21, 2007, 4:00 pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church 

Heavenly Noise

Works by Pinkham, Parry, Finzi, Brubeck, Ravel, and Hailstork.


Sunday, November 19, 2006, 7:30 pm

Bethany English Lutheran Church, 15470 Triskett Road

The Saints Preserve Us!

Works by Britten, Pinkham, Bruckner, Biebl and others

-2006-

Sunday, June 11, 2006 4:00 pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church 

It's About Time

Works by Chatman, Britten, Poulenc and others. 


Sunday, January 22, 2006 at 4pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Midwinter Music (Lakewood program)

Sunday, February 12, 2006 at 4 pm

Fairmount Presbyterian Church

Mid-Winter Music (Fairmount Program)

Susan Lezan, accompanist; David Gooding, organist Works by Bruckner, David Gooding (Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, commissioned by Good Company, Fall 2005), J.S. Bach, Whitacre, Lauridsen

- 2005 -

Sunday, May 22, 2005, 4:00 pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church 

Fairest Isle: Music From Great Britain — a tenth anniversary celebratory concert presented by

Assisted by Susan Lezan, Pianist, Margaret A. Limkemann, Organist and Bruce Biggin, Oboist Works by Handel, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Purcell, Wilbye, Ravenscroft, Elgar, and Henry VIII (arr. by W. Swingle)  


Sunday, January 23, 2005 at 4:00 pm 

Lakewood Presbyterian Church 

Masterworks from the French School

featuring the Duruflé Requiem & Debussy Trois Chansons

- 2004 -

Sunday, November 7, 2004 at 7:30pm 

Community Chorus Festival Avon Lake High School

Sunday, May 9, 2004 at 4:00 pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

America Resounds

American sacred and secular work, featuring works by Aaron Copland, Elliott Carter, Samuel Barber, Charles Ives, Scott Joplin, and Leonard Bernstein

 

Sunday, January 18, 2004 at 4:00 pm 

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

My Heart’s Delight

sacred and secular works by English and German composers, including Britten, Distler, Bach, Haydn, & Holst featuring Bach's Jesu, Meine Freude

- 2003 -

Sunday, June 1, 2003 at 4pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Women's Work

a program of music and texts by and about women featuring a new work by Cleveland composer Lisa Rainsong, commissioned by Karen Weaver in memory of her mother

 

Wednesday, May 21, 2003 at 6:00 pm

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Service of Choral Evensong

premiering a Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis by Cleveland composer Lisa Rainsong

 

February 2, 2003 at 4pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Goulash for the Soul

sacred and secular works by Eastern European composers including Dvorak, Bartok, & Rachmaninoff featuring the Kodaly Missa Brevis

 

Sunday, December 14, 2003 at 3:00pm

St. Stanislaus Church, Cleveland, Ohio

A Red Christmas - guests of Red {an orchestra}

featuring Heinrich Schütz The Christmas Story (arr. Jonathan Sheffer)

 

Saturday, December 13, 2003 at 8:00pm

Plymouth Church, Shaker Heights, Ohio

A Red Christmas - guests of Red {an orchestra}

featuring Heinrich Schütz The Christmas Story (arr. Jonathan Sheffer) at

 

Wednesday, October 29, 2003 at 6 pm

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Service of Choral Evensong

featuring the Robert Parsons Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis from the First Service(for double choir),


- 2002 -

April 14th, 2002 at 4pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

On Life, Love, and Loss

featuring the Fauré Requiem with guest conductor Karen Haley


January 27th, 2002 at 4pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

The French Connection

works by Poulenc, Copland, Lili Boulanger, Virgil Thomson and David Conte


- 2001 -

December 12th, 2001 at 6pm

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Service of Choral Evensong

featuring the Charles Wood Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in F for double choir

 

June 27th, 2001 at 7:30pm

Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland, Ohio

Summer Serenade

in the Garden Court of the

 

June 10th, 2001 at 4pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Waltzing to the Altar

featuring the Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes

 

March 14th, 2001 at 6pm

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Service of Choral Evensong

featuring the William Walton Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis


- 2000 -

November 26, 2000 at 4pm

Lakewood Presbyterian Church

Lauds & Lamentations

 

July 23, 2000 at 10pm GALA Choruses Festival 2000 Civic Auditorium San Jose, California  

June 24, 2000 at 8:00pm Touching Hearts, Changing Lives (guests of the North Coast Men’s Chorus) Waetjen Auditorium, Cleveland State University Cleveland, Ohio

 

April 16, 2000 at 4pm The Peaceable Kingdom Archwood United Church of Christ Cleveland, Ohio

- 1999 -

November 21, 1999 at 4pm Songs of the Wood & the Wold Archwood United Church of Christ Cleveland, Ohio

 

April 18, 1999 at 4pm Meditations on Life, Death, & Resurrection the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Cleveland, Ohio

- 1998 -

November 29, 1998 at 4pm A Rose E’er Blooming Archwood United Church of Christ Cleveland, Ohio

 

June 6, 1998 It's Our Party! (guests of the North Coast Men's Chorus) Waetjen Auditorium, Cleveland State University Cleveland, Ohio

 

March 29, 1998 Rites of Spring Archwood United Church of Christ Cleveland, Ohio

- 1997 -

November 23, 1997 Stirrings of the Heart Archwood United Church of Christ Cleveland, Ohio

 

June 1997 Chevrei Tikva Interfaith Pride Sabbath Service Suburban Temple Beachwood, Ohio

 

June 1, 1997 An American Quilt a program in memory of Jack M. Hennette, Jr. Archwood United Church of Christ Cleveland, Ohio

 

April, 1997 Human Rights Campaign Cleveland Fund-Raising Dinner Marriott Society Center Cleveland, Ohio

- 1996 -

December 14, 1996 Company for the Holidays (guests of the North Coast Men's Chorus) Euclid Avenue Congregational Church Cleveland, Ohio

 

November, 1996 AIDS benefit concert (with Cleveland’s North Coast Men's Chorus & the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus) National Association of Social Workers National Convention Stouffer’s Inn on the Square Cleveland, Ohio

 

November 10, 1996 Stranger, Share Our Fire a program of warmth & light to benefit the Archwood UCC Boiler Fund Archwood United Church of Christ Cleveland, Ohio

 

June 14, 1996 Chevrei Tikva Interfaith Pride Sabbath Service The Temple-Tifereth Israel Beachwood, Ohio

 

March 9, 1996 Love in a Leap Year Bethany English Lutheran Church Cleveland, Ohio

- Our first season: 1995 –

September 17, 1995 Good Company in Concert Avon Lake United Church of Christ Musicale Series Avon Lake, Ohio

 

June 16, 1995 Chevrei Tikva Interfaith Pride Sabbath Service Unitarian Society of Cleveland Heights Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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