‘Wings of a Dove’ presented works by German choral composers of the 19th century, including Mendelssohn’s evergreen ‘O, for the Wings of a Dove’, Brahms’ deeply intellectual ‘Geistliche Lied’, and Beethoven’s outburst of joy, the ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ from ‘Christus am Olberge’. There was also Schumann’s ‘Zigeunerleben’ and Rheinberger’s ‘Stabat Mater’.
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[img]/sites/all/modules/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif[/img]Festive songs for choir and audience, including
O Come, All Ye Faithful
O Little Town of Bethlehem
While Shepherds Watched
Once in Royal David’s city
Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
The Choir took part in the Questors Theatre InterACTive day.
As well as participating in theatrical taster sessions, members of the public enjoyed a taste of group singing with some members of the choir.
English Music in all its glory (and otherwise!)
Featured works by Purcell, Elgar and Rutter.
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Commissioned by Mark Stephenson on behalf of London Musici to celebrate the orchestra’s 20th anniversary, Eternal Light: A Requiem is a stand-alone choral work that had its London premiere in November 2008.
Including Choral Suite from Scott Joplin’s Tremonisha