Vasari Singers
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.

PROGRAMME

‘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)                                                                                                                                          
INTERVAL
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

http://www.vasarisingers.org/

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This concert is kindly sponsored by Grosvenor.

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