Tag - St Albans Chamber Choir

10
Dec

Mystic Voices: Saturday 16 February 2019

Mystic Voices Saturday 16 February at 7:30pm, St Saviour’s Church, St Albans. Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Liturgy of St John Chrysostom. Alexander L`Estrange: The Prophet – 60th Anniversary Commission Sergei Rachmaninoff’s first choral masterpiece, The Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, is a setting of the texts of the Eastern Orthodox Eucharist service. It is named after John of Antioch, …

22
Oct

A Renaissance Christmas: Saturday 8 December 2018

A Renaissance Christmas Saturday 8 December at 7:30pm, St Peter’s Church, St Albans. Polychoral Christmas music from the royal courts and cathedrals of 16th and 17th century Europe. Two outstanding masterpieces by Franco-Flemish composers form the centrepiece of this concert of multi-part music. Josquin des Prez (c. 1450/1455–1521) composed the six-part motet Praeter rerum seriem towards …

31
Aug

Sax and the City: Saturday 20 October 2018

Contemporary music for saxophone and voices. In the 1840s, Belgian instrument maker Adolphe Sax set out to invent an instrument that could combine the agility of the woodwinds with the power of the brass instruments, to fill the vacant middle ground between the two sections. The result was the saxophone, nowadays said to be the …

21
Nov

A Tudor Christmas: Saturday 9 December 2017

Saturday 9 December 2017 7.30pm St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Street St Albans AL1 3HG John Gibbons conductor   TRAVEL BACK TO TUDOR AND STUART TIMES for a concert of glorious music written by the musicians of the royal court for performance at church services around Christmastime. The centrepiece is the seven-part Mass Puer natus …

22
Mar

Shakespeare in Song: Saturday 30th April 2016

Tweet Next Concert - Saturday 30 April 7.30pm St Saviour’s Church St Albans AL14DF Vaughan Williams  Serenade to Music Vaughan Williams  Three Shakespeare songs And works by Shearing, Mäntyjärvi, Moeran, Rodney Bennett & Milner Conductor John  Gibbons Readings by Rosemarie Partridge & Terry Prince William Shakespeare’s verse has long been an inspiration and source for many composers. ...
15
Feb

Concert Review: Duruflé Requiem by Candlelight, Saturday 6th February 2016

Tweet Next Concert... 30th April 2016 at 7:30 pm St. Saviour's Church, St. Albans, AL1 4DF Chamber Choir Requiem concert shows the way One of the delights of concerts by the St Albans Chamber Choir is that musical director John Gibbons frequently springs surprises. Often it is a performance of a work by a little-known ...
31
Jan

Duruflé Requiem by Candlelight: Saturday 6th February 2016

Tweet Next Concert - Saturday 6 February 7.30pm St Peter’s Church St Albans AL1 3HG Stanford Magnificat for double choir Rubbra   Song of the Soul and works by Hubert Parry and George Lloyd John Gibbons conductor Nicholas Freestone organ Helen Charlston mezzo-soprano Andrew Shepstone baritone In his 1947 Requiem, Maurice Duruflé blended themes from the ...
4
Jan

Concert Review: Bach B Minor Mass, 28 November 2015

Tweet Next Concert... 6th February 2016 at 7:30 pm St. Peter's Church, St. Albans Mass meets Bach’s hopes One of  the pinnacles of  Johann Sebastian Bach’s huge career is his monumental Mass in B Minor yet surprisingly the great man never heard it in its entirety as it did not receive its complete performance until more ...
9
Nov

Bach B Minor Mass: Saturday 28th November 2015

Tweet Next Concert - Saturday 28th November at 7.30pm St Saviour’s Church St Albans AL14DF Click here to buy tickets Bach - B minor Mass St Albans Chamber Choir Conductor: John Gibbons With Amici Voices Bethany Partridge   soprano Helen Charlston   alto Hiroshi Amako   tenor Michael Craddock   bass and the Lawes Baroque Players leader Miles Golding ...
17
Feb

Wynde, whirlwinds & flight: 28 February 2015

Tweet Next Concert - Saturday 28 February at 7.30pm St Peter’s Church St Albans AL1 3HG St Albans Chamber Choir will whirl you away at their concert Wynde, Whirlwinds and Flight on Saturday 28 February at St Peter's Church, in an imaginative programme that spans almost half a millennium, from the court of Henry VIII to the ...
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