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Sun, Moon, Sea and Stars

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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. 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 singers of Tenebrae Consort.

Programme:

Plainchant Pange lingua gloriosi
Orlande de Lassus Musica Dei Donum
John Bennet All creatures now
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
Claude Le Jeune Revecy venir du printemps
Jacques Arcadelt Il bianco E dolce signo
Thomas Weelkes Hark all ye lovely Saints above

World Folk Songs
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

Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott Con amores la mi madre
Trad. arr. Bob Chilcott En la Macarenita

INTERVAL

Bob Chilcott Sun, Moon, Sea and Stars

Great American Songbook
Irving Berlin arr. Alexander L’Estrange Cheek to Cheek
Jerome Kern arr. Bob Chilcott Go Little Boat
Randy Newman arr. Bob Chilcott Texas Girl at the Funeral of Her Father
Cole Porter arr. Alexander L’Estrange Night and Day
Harold Arlen arr. Rodney Bennett It’s a New World
Young & Heyman arr. Alexander L’Estrange When I Fall in Love
George Gershwin arr. Bob Chilcott Fascinating Rhythm

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

Venue & Address:

The Plaza Centre, 600 Southchurch Road, Southend on Sea, SS1 2PT, United Kingdom

Artist(s):

Nigel Short, Tenebrae

Tickets:

£10 non-members, £8 members