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Format: 2017-10-17
Format: 2017-10-17
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    19 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    The Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul Sheffield S1 1HA
    United Kingdom

    Poulenc’s choral music was all written after 1936, when the tragic death of a close friend led to a religious epiphany. Its seriousness and intensity contrast with his more frivolous secular style, but these works make perfect companion pieces for the pure counterpoint of the great Renaissance master, Palestrina.

    Salve Regina
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Surge, propera amica mea (5vv) from Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Parce mihi, Domine
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Four motets for the season of Lent
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Peccantem me quotidie
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Agnus Dei from Mass in G
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Salve Regina
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
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    20 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    Durham Cathedral Durham DH1 3EH
    United Kingdom

    Poulenc’s choral music was all written after 1936, when the tragic death of a close friend led to a religious epiphany. Its seriousness and intensity contrast with his more frivolous secular style, but these works make perfect companion pieces for the pure counterpoint of the great Renaissance master, Palestrina.

    Salve Regina
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Surge, propera amica mea (5vv) from Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Parce mihi, Domine
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Four motets for the season of Lent
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Peccantem me quotidie
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Agnus Dei from Mass in G
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Salve Regina
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
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    21 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    Greyfriars Kirk Edinburgh EH1 2QQ
    United Kingdom

    Poulenc’s choral music was all written after 1936, when the tragic death of a close friend led to a religious epiphany. Its seriousness and intensity contrast with his more frivolous secular style, but these works make perfect companion pieces for the pure counterpoint of the great Renaissance master, Palestrina.

    Salve Regina
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Surge, propera amica mea (5vv) from Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Parce mihi, Domine
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Four motets for the season of Lent
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Peccantem me quotidie
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Agnus Dei from Mass in G
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Salve Regina
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
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    26 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    Holy Trinity Church Kingston upon Hull HU1 1RR
    United Kingdom

    Poulenc’s choral music was all written after 1936, when the tragic death of a close friend led to a religious epiphany. Its seriousness and intensity contrast with his more frivolous secular style, but these works make perfect companion pieces for the pure counterpoint of the great Renaissance master, Palestrina.

    Salve Regina
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Surge, propera amica mea (5vv) from Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Parce mihi, Domine
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Four motets for the season of Lent
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Peccantem me quotidie
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Agnus Dei from Mass in G
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Salve Regina
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
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    27 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    Coventry Cathedral Coventry CV1 5AB
    United Kingdom

    Poulenc’s choral music was all written after 1936, when the tragic death of a close friend led to a religious epiphany. Its seriousness and intensity contrast with his more frivolous secular style, but these works make perfect companion pieces for the pure counterpoint of the great Renaissance master, Palestrina.

    Salve Regina
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Surge, propera amica mea (5vv) from Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Parce mihi, Domine
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Four motets for the season of Lent
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Peccantem me quotidie
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Agnus Dei from Mass in G
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Salve Regina
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
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    20 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    Porgy and Bess and world premiere of Laura Bowler's Navigating the dog watch
    Abigail Kelly, Crouch End Festival Chorus, David Temple, Francesca Chiejina, Inner Voices, London Orchestra da Camera, Rodney Earl Clarke, Ronald Samm
    Barbican Hall London EC2Y 8DS
    United Kingdom

    Crouch End Festival Chorus presents the vibrant and dramatic Porgy and Bess alongside the world premiere of Navigating the dog watch by young theatrically-minded composer Laura Bowler. Based on a recent visit to some remote Atlantic islands, Bowler’s wordless piece transforms their environment into an aural landscape using the infinite possibilities of the human voice, with a backdrop of film projections.

    This performance marks a new collaboration with ‘Inner Voices’, one of London’s emerging and talented youth choirs. Boldly juxtaposing Bowler’s new work with Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, this performance brings together the passion, energy and quality that Crouch End Festival Chorus is known for.

    Concert Suite from 'Porgy and Bess', arranged by Andrew Litton
    George Gershwin (1898-1937)
    Navigating the dog watch
    Laura Bowler ()
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    21 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    Royal Northern Sinfonia
    Royal Northern Sinfonia
    Influence Church Richmond DL10 4AS
    United Kingdom

    The finest chamber orchestra in Britain comes from the Sage, Gateshead, to pack the platform and the auditorium in Richmond. It's a wonderfully attractive programme, with two Brandenburgs, one of Mozart's best-loved works for wind, and Richard Strauss's deeply moving Metamorphosen in the version for seven instruments - a great way to celebrate 70 years of the Richmondshire Concerts.

    Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Metamorphosen
    Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
    Serenade No 11 in E flat
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
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    21 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers: I Fagiolini and Durham Singers
    Durham Singers, I Fagiolini, Monteverdi String Band, Robert Hollingworth, The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble
    Durham Cathedral Durham DH1 3EH
    United Kingdom

    Monteverdi's glorious 1610 Vespers combine virtuosic and expressive solo writing with magnificent choruses, all designed to show off the composer's range of skill and styles. The Durham Singers and young singers from Durham Johnston School Chamber Choir and Durham County Youth Choir are joined by soloists from the renowned early music group I Fagiolini, and the concert is conducted by I Fagiolini's director Robert Hollingworth.

    Monteverdi’s music calls for an exotic orchestra of early instruments, including cornetts, sackbuts, dulcian, theorbo and recorders; the orchestra for this performance is made up of the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble and the Monteverdi String Band.

    Vespro della Beata Vergine, 'Vespers' (1610)
    Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
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    24 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    Llyr Williams performs Mozart | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    Anna Harvey, City of London Choir, Daniel Norman, Edward Grint, Hilary Davan Wetton, Laura Mitchell, Llyr Williams, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    Cadogan Hall London SW1X 9DQ
    United Kingdom

    Another insightful exploration of two of the greatest composers of the classical era – Haydn and Mozart – from the outstanding City of London Choir and its conductor, Hilary Davan Wetton. Including Mozart’s sublime Piano Concerto No 24, performed here by the exceptional Llyr Williams, and Haydn’s ‘Creation Mass’, featuring a host of accomplished soloists.

    This concert is promoted in association with City of London Choir.

    Te Deum for the Empress Marie Therese in C
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 22 in E flat
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Mass No 13 in B flat, 'Schöpfungmesse' (The Creation Mass)
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
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    26 October 2017 - 7:30pm
    John Rutter conducts Fauré's Requiem | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    John Rutter, Kerson Leong, London, Matthew Brook, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Bach Choir, The Choir of The Temple Church
    St Paul's Cathedral London EC4M 8AD
    United Kingdom

    In the breathtaking setting of St Paul’s Cathedral, John Rutter conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and special guest artists in a rousing programme of Fauré’s glorious Requiem, Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis for double string orchestra, and two majestic works by John Rutter, including Visions; his new work celebrating heavenly peace written specially for solo violin, string ensemble and boy choristers.

    Please note: doors will open at 6.30pm to allow time for bag checks for a prompt 7.30pm start. No large bags, large rucksacks or large suitcases may be brought into the Cathedral (and there is no cloakroom facility). The main West Front Entrance is accessed by twenty-four steps (with a handrail available both sides). The South Churchyard Entrance is step-free, and is the recommended access for entry for wheelchair users and people who cannot negotiate the steps. This concert will not include a full interval, but a short ‘pause’ (approximately five minutes). The nearest toilet facilities are located outside in Paternoster Square.

    Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
    Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
    Visions, for violin, strings, harp and trable voices
    John Rutter (1945-)
    Hymn to the Creator of Light
    John Rutter (1945-)
    Requiem
    Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
    Hymn Tune
    Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
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