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Sun, Moon, Sea and Stars

Sun Moon, Sea and Stars is an international collection of original works and arrangements by Bob Chilcott and some of his most talented colleagues from the choral world, such as Alexander L’estrange and Peter Knight. This wide-ranging collection of choral settings encompasses archetypal English folk song, and new versions of French, Finnish and Japanese traditional melodies alongside classics from the Great American Songbook, all packaged in the richest of styles, scorings and moods. Enter this world of choral song in all its guises, and be enchanted by the virtuosity of the music.
This concert features a small ensemble of singers handpicked from the award-winning choir Tenebrae, focusing on repertoire originally conceived for consort performance. An exceptional group of musicians known for their combination of instinctive ensemble skills and masterful solo abilities, these singers demonstrate the vocal quality of the individuals who make up the trademark ‘Tenebrae’ sound whilst creating an intimate concert experience.

Programme:

World Folk Songs with a flavour of Christmas

Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott Feller from Fortune

Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott The Gift to be simple 

Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott The lazy man
Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott She’s like the swallow
Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott L’Habitante de Saint-Barbe

 

Juan de Anchieta arr. Bob Chilcott Con amores la mi madre
Traditional arr. Peter Knight La Peregrinación
Traditional arr. Goff Richards El niño querido

Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott En la macarenita

 

Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott Viens par le pré

Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott Là-bas dans cette plaine

Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott  Montagnarde

 

INTERVAL

 

Great American Songbook
Irving Berlin arr. Alexander L’Estrange
Cheek to Cheek

Jerome Kern arr. Bob Chilcott Go Little Boat

Randy Newman arr. Chilcott Texas Girl at the Funeral of Her Father

Cole Porter arr. L’Estrange Night and Day

 

Songs from The Beatles

Lennon/ McCartney arr. Paul Hart Honey Pie

Lennon/ McCartney arr. Mark Williams Goodnight

Lennon/ McCartney arr. Paul Hart When I’m Sixty-Four

 

Christmas Classics

Trad. arr. Geoffrey Keating God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

Blane/ Martin arr. Bob Chilcott Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Pierpont arr. Gordon Langford Jingle Bells

Venue & Address:

Eglise paroissiale de Villars-sur-Glâne, Route de l'Eglise 2, Villars-sur-Glâne, 1752, Switzerland

Artist(s):

Nigel Short, Tenebrae