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The Chiltern Camerata performs music by Brahms and Stravinsky

Add to my Calendar 25-02-2017 19:30 25-02-2017 21:30 36 The Chiltern Camerata performs music by Brahms and Stravinsky The players of the Chiltern Camerata follow up the exceptional success of the first concert of their current season when they return on Saturday, 25 February to All Saints' Parish Church, High Wycombe, in a performance of choral and orchestral music by Brahms and Stravinsky They will be performing the Brahms German Requiem, in which the orchestra will be joined by soloists and singers from the Camerata Consort of singers.  This large-scale work for chorus, orchestra, a soprano and a baritone soloist was composed between 1865 and 1868.  A German Requiem is not primarily a Mass for the dead. Instead, it is intended as comfort for those who mourn and who feel the pain of the death of others.  Brahms had just experienced such loss extremely personally: his mother had died that very same year.  Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite for orchestra in 8 short movements was composed in 1922 and is derived from the ballet of that name.  It was the gateway to Stravinsky's second phase as a composer, the neoclassical, in which the composer looked back to the past in this charming, witty, disarmingly simple music influenced by eighteenth-century music. The performance will be directed by Sam Laughton. Tickets from any of the following (there is no booking fee):Information Offices in:High Wycombe (Main Library);Marlow (Institute Road);Princes Risborough.Music Shops:The Record Shop, 37 Hill Avenue, AmershamPerfect Pitch, 72, The Broadway, Chesham;Rosehill Instruments, 64 London End, Beaconsfield;Strings of Penn, Elm Road, Penn.From the Hon. Secretary:01494 883112 or info@chiltern-camerata.org.uk And on the door on the evening of the performance subject to availability. All Saints Parish Church, High Wycombe DD/MM/YYYY

Details

All Saints Parish Church
Castle Street
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP13 6RF
England


Programme

Igor StravinskyPulcinella Suite
~ Interval ~
Johannes BrahmsEin Deutsches Requiem, Op.45

Performers

Sam Laughton – conductor

Chiltern Camerata
Camerata Consort

Programme Note

The players of the Chiltern Camerata follow up the exceptional success of the first concert of their current season when they return on Saturday, 25 February to All Saints' Parish Church, High Wycombe, in a performance of choral and orchestral music by Brahms and Stravinsky

They will be performing the Brahms German Requiem, in which the orchestra will be joined by soloists and singers from the Camerata Consort of singers.  This large-scale work for chorus, orchestra, a soprano and a baritone soloist was composed between 1865 and 1868.  A German Requiem is not primarily a Mass for the dead. Instead, it is intended as comfort for those who mourn and who feel the pain of the death of others.  Brahms had just experienced such loss extremely personally: his mother had died that very same year. 

Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite for orchestra in 8 short movements was composed in 1922 and is derived from the ballet of that name.  It was the gateway to Stravinsky's second phase as a composer, the neoclassical, in which the composer looked back to the past in this charming, witty, disarmingly simple music influenced by eighteenth-century music.

The performance will be directed by Sam Laughton.

Tickets from any of the following (there is no booking fee):
Information Offices in:
High Wycombe (Main Library);
Marlow (Institute Road);
Princes Risborough.

Music Shops:
The Record Shop, 37 Hill Avenue, Amersham
Perfect Pitch, 72, The Broadway, Chesham;
Rosehill Instruments, 64 London End, Beaconsfield;
Strings of Penn, Elm Road, Penn.

From the Hon. Secretary:
01494 883112 or info@chiltern-camerata.org.uk

And on the door on the evening of the performance subject to availability.

Johanes Brahms

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