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Christ Church
35 Darley Avenue
West Didsbury

M20 2ZD


Sergei RachmaninovCome Let Us Worship
Pavel ChesnokovLet My Prayer Arise
Ola GjeiloAgnus Dei (Phoenix)
Bob ChilcottCome Back
Chris O'HaraBright Star (A setting of a poem by John Keats)
Eric WhitacreSleep
Johannes BrahmsAn die Musik
C A VinceOn Marriage (The Prophet Answered)
Bob ChilcottMy Heart's Friend
Jussi ChydeniusTonight
Jussi ChydeniusDeep in the Night
Malin GavelinHold Me Fast
Anton Leanderson-AndreasCoffee Time
~ Interval ~
Jaakko MäntyjärviPseudo Oik
Morten LauridsenContre Qui Rose
Francis PoulencLa Blanche Neige
Francis PoulencA Peine
Bob ChilcottA la Claire Fontaine
Ola GjeiloUnicornis Captivatur
Bob ChilcottScarborough Fair
Bob ChilcottHouse of the Rising Sun
Bob ChilcottTell My Ma


Manchester Chorale

Programme Note

Music for a summer's evening at the Didsbury Arts Festival by one of Manchester's leading chamber choirs and featuring an exquisite and eclectic selection of songs.

The program includes 'My Heart's Friend', and 'Come Back' by Bob Chilcott; a selection of Scandinavian songs - Jussi Chydenius's 'Deep in the Night , two catchy Swedish numbers - 'Hold me Fast' and 'Coffee Time' plus 'Unicornus Captivatur' by Norwegian Ole Gjeilo

In complete contrast there are two Russian Orthodox songs (one by Rachmaninov) and Morten Lauridsen's 'O Magnum Mysterium' plus a pair of his beautiful songs from his settings of Rilke's 'Les Chansons des Roses' . And more...

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