Works Conducted

Michael Kemp has twice trained choral conductors from throughout Jamaica, and his choirs have regularly toured internationally to Salzburg, Vienna, and Krakow. Michael is equally at home working with adults and youth, and his expertise encompasses both choral and orchestral conducting.

In his 40-year career, he has conducted well over 300 masterworks of the standard choral and orchestral repertoire. He is a published composer with the Augsburg and Choristers Guild publishing houses. Two Philadelphia premieres conducted by Michael include Karl Jenkins' "Gloria" and Vaughan Williams' "Sancta Civitas".

A clip of Brahms' Tragic Overture, conducted by Michael:


MUSIC WORKS CONDUCTED BY MICHAEL KEMP

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Ashmore, Lawrence

The Four Seasons for Clarinet and Orchestra
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Bach, Johann Sebastian

B Minor Mass
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Cantata 79
Cantata 95
Christmas Oratorio
Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor
Jesu Meine Freude
Magnificat
Passion According to St. John
Barber, Samuel Adagio for Strings
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

Bartok, Bela

Romanian Folk Dances

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Mass in C
Overture to "Creatures of Prometheus"
Overture to "King Stephen"
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major
Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb Major, "Emperor"
Symphony No. 1 in C Major
Symphony No. 2 in D Major
Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major, "Eroica"
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor
Symphony No. 6 in F Major
Symphony No. 7 in A Major
Symphony No. 8 in F Major

Bernstein, Leonard

Chichester Psalms

Bizet, Georges

L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Carmen, Entrance of the Toreadors

Brahms, Johannes

Abend Lieder
Academic Festival Overture
Alto Rhapsody
Fest Und Gedenk Sprache
German Requiem
Hungarian Dance No. 5
Liebeslieder Waltzer
Nänie
Neue Liebeslieder
Serenade No. 1 in D Major
Serenade No. 2, Op. 16
Symphony No. 1 in C Minor
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor
Tragische Ouverture
Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Violin Concerto in D Major

Britten, Benjamin

Rejoice in the Lamb
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Buxtehude, Dietrich

Command Thine Angel That He Come
In Dulci Jubilo
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Chaminade, Cecile

Concertino for Flute and Orchestra

Chausson, Ernest

Poem for Violin and Orchestra

Cherubini, Luigi

Requiem

Copland, Aaron

Billy the Kid
Canticle of Freedom
El Salon Mexico
Fanfare for the Common Man
Quiet City
Lincoln Portrait
Suite from Appalachian Spring
Symphony No. 1 for Organ and Orchestra
The Tender Land (excerpts)

Cowell, Henry

Slow Jig
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Diamond, David

Music for Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet

Debussy, Claude

Nocturnes
Trois Chanson

Delius, Frederick

The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Two Aquarelles

Dello Joio, Norman

Jubilant Song

Dorff, Daniel

Blast Off!
Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Dukas, Paul

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Durufle, Maurice

Requiem Mass

Dvorak, Antonin

Carnival Overture
Legends
Serenade for Strings
Serenade for Winds in D Minor
Slavonic Dance No. 1
Slavonic Dance No. 3
Stabat Mater
Symphony No. 7 in D Minor
Symphony No. 8 in G Major
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Elgar, Edward

Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47
Serenade for Strings
Enigma Variations
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Faure, Gabriel

Masque et Bergamasque
Pavane
Requiem Mass

Finzi, Gerald

In Terra Pax
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Gershwin, George

Rhapsody in Blue

Gilbert & Sullivan

Selections from:
"The Gondoliers", "H.M.S. Pinafore",
"The Mikado", and "The Pirates of Penzance"

Gliere, Reinhold

"Russian Sailor's Dance" (from The Red Poppy)

Gould, Morton

American Salute

Gounod, Charles-Francois

Ballet Music from Faust
Petite Symphonie for Winds
Symphony No. 1

Greig, Edvard

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
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Handel, George Frederick

Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 1
Messiah
Organ Concerto, No. 10, Op. 7, No. 7
Water Music

Hanson, Howard

Cherubic Hymn

Haydn, Franz Joseph

Creation
Harmoniemesse
Heilig Messe
Missa Brevis St. Joannis de Deo
The Seasons (excerpts)
Symphony No. 97
Symphony No. 103

Holst, Gustav

The Planets, "Mars"
St. Paul's Suite

Honegger, Arthur

Christmas Cantata (Une cantate de Noël)
King David
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Ives, Charles

Variations on "America"
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Jacob, Gordon

Old Wine in New Bottles

Jenkins, Karl

Gloria (Philadelphia Premiere, May 14, 2011)

Jongen, Joseph

Symphonie Concertante
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Kapilow, Robert

Green Eggs and Ham

Kodaly, Zoltan

Te Deum
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Liadov, Anatol

The Music Box
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Martin, Joseph

Come to the Music

Mascagni, Pietro

Cavalleria Rusticana, Easter Hymn

Massenet, Jules

Thaïs, Meditation

Mendelssohn, Felix Elijah

"The Hebrides" Overture
Overture to "The Fair Melusine"
String Symphony No.1 in C Major
String Symphony No.5 in Bb Major
String Symphony No. 6 in Eb Major
Symphony No. 2 in Bb Major, "Hymn of Praise"
Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, "Scottish"
Symphony No. 4 in A Major, "Italian"
Symphony No. 5 in D Major, "Reformation"

Menotti, Gian-Carlo

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Montsalvatge, Xavier

Canciones Negras

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Divertimento in C Major, K. 157
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Exsultate Jubilate
Overture from The Impressario
The Magic Flute (excerpts)
Marriage of Figaro (excerpts)
Missa Brevis, Organ Solo Mass
Overture from Cosi fan Tutte
Piano Concerto No. 15 in Bb Major
Requiem
Solemnes Vesperae
Symphony No. 39 in Eb Major
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, "Jupiter"
Violin Concerto No. 5, K. 219

Mussorgsky, Modest

Night on Bald Mountain
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Nelson, Ronald

Christmas Story
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Pachelbel, Johann

Canon and Gigue

Page, Robert

Suite in Blue
Tin Pan Alley Suite

Parker, Alice

Songstream

Pfautsch, Lloyd

Day For Dancing

Pinkham, Daniel

Christmas Cantata

Poulenc, Francis

Gloria
Organ Concerto

Prokofiev, Sergei

Peter and the Wolf
Symphony No. 1 in D Major

Puccini, Giacomo

Madama Butterfly, Humming Chorus
Turandot, Final Chorus
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Rachmaninov, Sergei

Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, "The Rock"
Vocalise

Ravel, Maurice

Mother Goose Suite
Pavanne pour une infante defunte

Reineke, Stephen

Casey at the Bat

Respighi, Ottorino

The Birds
Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 1
Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 2
Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3

Rossini, Gioachino

Overture to L'inganno felice
Overture to The Barber of Seville
Overture to Cinderella (La Cenerentola)
Overture to The Italian Girl in Algiers (L'italiana in Algeri)

Rutter, John

Gloria
Requiem
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Saint-Saens, Camille

Concerto for Violin No. 3 in B Minor
Danse Macabre
Organ Symphony No. 3 in C Minor

Schubert, Francois

The Bee

Schubert, Franz

Mass in G
Mass No. 6 in Eb Major
Symphony No. 3

Schuman, William

New England Triptych, Chester

Schutz, Heinrich

Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross

Serly, Tibor

Transylvanian Rhapsody

Shchedrin, Rodon

Carmen Suite (after Bizet)

Shostakovich, Dmitri

Festive Overture

Sibelius, Jean

Finlandia
Pelleas and Melisande, Op. 46

Stamitz, Carl

Concerto for Clarinet and Bassoon

Still, William Grant

Afro-American Symphony
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Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich

Eugene Onegin, Entr’acte Act II, Scene I, Waltz
The Nutcracker Suite
Orchestral Suite No. 4 in G, "Mozartiana"

Telemann, Georg Philipp

Viola Concerto in G Major

Thompson, Randall

Frostiana (orchestral version)
Peaceable Kingdom
Testament of Freedom

Thomson, Virgil

The Plow That Broke the Plains

Tirro, Frank

American Jazz Mass
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Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida, Triumphal March
La Traviata, Act 1, Prelude
Requiem
Te Deum

Vieuxtemps, Henri

Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor

Vivaldi, Antonio

Concerto for Two Cellos in G Minor
Concerto for Two Violins, Cello and Strings in D Minor
Concerto for Two Trumpets in C Major, R.V. 537
Flute Concerto in D Major, "The Goldfinch"
Gloria
Harp Concerto in C Major
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Wagner, Richard

Lohengrin, Introduction to Act III
Meistersinger, Act III, Introduction
Siegfried Idyll
Tannhauser, Fest March

Walton, William

Henry V (excerpts)

Warlock, Peter

Capriol Suite

Weber, Carl Maria von

Der Freischutz

Williams, John

Star Wars, orchestral suite

Williams, Ralph Vaughan

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
English Folksong Suite
In Windsor Woods
Sancta Civitas (Philadelphia Premiere)
Serenade to Music
Song of Thanksgiving
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