Joe Rattan Concert in Cox Chapel August 27th


Joseph Rattan is an active singer in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. He has performed with Highland Park Presbyterian Church Chorale, Orpheus Chamber Singers, The Orchestra of New Spain, Dallas Symphony Chorus, Turtle Creek Chorale and numerous churches as a soloist in oratorios and concerts. Mr. Rattan recently sang the role of the Evangelist in the Texas premier of the St. Matthew Passion by Russian composer Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev. He has been selected to sing the same work in the commercial recording. Mr. Rattan has performed as a soloist at festivals in England, France, Greece, and Canada. He has performed roles on stage with The Lyric Opera of Dallas, The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Houston, Dickens on the Strand, and others. He studied voice with Mary Gillas, Emilia Simone, Jeffery Arnold, Richard Poppino, Adrienna Hardy, and Karl Dent.

Mr. Rattan has served as staff soloist at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church and Temple Emanu-El in Dallas. Currently, he serves as a soloist at Highland Park United Methodist Church.

As an author, designer and painter, Mr. Rattan has been represented in publications around the world and has several pieces in the permanent collection of the United States Library of Congress.


Joseph Rattan, baritone

Chris Brunt, piano

At The River – Aaron Copland

A Simple Song – Leonard Bernstein

Tabor’s Aria – Douglas Moore

Non piu andrai – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Draw near all ye people – Felix Mendelssohn

Et in spiritum sanctum – Johann Sebastian Bach

Rolling in foaming billows – Joseph Haydn

It must be so – Leonard Bernstein

For You There Is No Song – Leslie Adams

Try To Remember – Harvey Schmidt

When I Have Sung My Songs – Ernest Charles

Five Mystical Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams

No. 2     I got me flowers

No. 3     Love bade me welcome

No. 4     The Call

You Raise Me Up – Rolf Lovland & Brendan Graham

Be Still, My Soul – Jean Sibelius


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