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Sun, Moon, Sea and Stars: Album Launch

Described as “a contemporary hero of British choral music” (The Observer), Bob Chilcott is one of today’s most influential and celebrated British choral composers. Tenebrae Consort is delighted to present a superb collection of Chilcott’s original works and arrangements at the London A Cappella Festival, exploring the richest of styles, scorings and moods. Enter this world of choral song though the ages in all its guises, and be enchanted. You can pre-order Tenebrae Consort’s new album featuring this repertoire here.

This concert is kindly supported by Oxford University Press.

Not to be missed: The Swingles’ Edward Randell will lead a free pre-concert talk with Bob Chilcott and Tenebrae’s Artistic Director, Nigel Short, at 19:15 in the St Pancras Room, Kings Place.

Programme:

Sun, Moon, Sea and Stars: Choral Song Through the Ages

French Folk Songs
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott Montagnarde
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott Viens par le pré
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott Là-bas dans cette plaine

World Folk Songs
Juan de Anchieta arr. Bob Chilcott Con amores, la mi madre
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott En la Macarenita
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott Aka-tonbo
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott Furusato
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott Tuoll’ on mun kultani
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott Greensleeves

Bob Chilcott Marriage to My Lady Poverty
Bob Chilcott Thou, My Love, Art Fair
William Walton arr. Bob Chilcott Touch Her Soft Lips and Part
Bob Chlicott Even Such Is Time (Mvt. IV)

– Interval –

Bob Chilcott The Modern Man I Sing

Songs from North America
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott Feller from Fortune
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott The Gift to be Simple
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott The Lazy Man
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott She’s Like the Swallow
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott L’habitante de Saint-Barbe

Songs from The Beatles
Lennon/ McCartney arr. Bob Chilcott Mother Nature’s Son
Lennon/ McCartney arr. Jonathan Rathbone Blackbird/ I Will
Lennon/ McCartney arr. Paul Hart When I’m 64

Bob Chilcott Sun, Moon, Sea and Stars

Jerome Kern arr. Bob Chilcott Go Little Boat
Bob Chilcott Swimming over London
George Gershwin arr. Bob Chilcott Fascinatin’ Rhythm

Artist Information:

Tenebrae is delighted to be joined by its choral development partners, the London Youth Choir, for this performance.

Venue & Address:

Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG, United Kingdom

Artist(s):

Tenebrae Consort