Directed by Jeremy Backhouse
Thursday 8th November 2018, 7:30pm
One of London’s leading chamber choirs, the Vasari Singers perform regularly at major concert venues in London and abroad. The ensemble is recognised widely for its virtuosity, versatility and variety, performing with passion and sensitivity to exacting standards and considerable acclaim.
Their programme ‘The Instrumental Choir’ explores famous instrumental works such as Pachelbel’s Canon, Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Elgar’s Nimrod in arrangements for choir.
‘The Instrumental Choir’
KNUT NYSTEDT: Immortal Bach
CHILCOTT: Rosa Mystica
DELIUS: To be sung of a summer night on the water
GRAINGER: Londonderry Air
ELGAR, ARR. JOHN CAMERON: Lux aeterna
BARBER: Agnus Dei
RACHMANINOV, ARR. STEPHEN JACKSON: Vocalise
RACHMANINOV: Blagosloven yesi gospodi (9. Vespers)
J S BACH, ARR. BEN PARRY: Schafe können sicher weiden
SCHUMANN, ARR. WARD SWINGLE: Romance
ALBINONI/GIAZOTTO, ARR. O A HUGHES: Stabat Mater
PUCCINI, ARR. CLYTUS GOTTWALD: O mio babbino caro
WAGNER: Two Studies for ‘Tristan und Isolde’: Im Treibhaus and Träume
MAHLER: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
MAHLER, ARR. ADRIAN CONNELL: Ave Maria
“…one of the finest small choral groups of our time.” Gramophone
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This concert is kindly sponsored by Grosvenor.