Cambridge Voices! 30th Anniversary Celebration

Add to my Calendar 28-08-2017 19:30 28-08-2017 21:30 36 Cambridge Voices! 30th Anniversary Celebration Founded jointly by Ian de Massini (former choral scholar of King’s College Chapel Choir, Cambridge) and Marie-Madeleine Duruflé in Paris in 1987, the highly-acclaimed Cambridge Voices choir will perform Duruflé’s ravishing Requiem, composed for choir, organ, cello and vocal soloists, infused with medieval plainchant and French romantic harmonies, alongside De Massini’s effervescent setting of the Spiritual, "Do what the Spirit says!", especially commissioned for this concert.The first half of the concert will include works by Tallis, Gibbons, Stanford and Rubbra, as well as the finale from Widor’s Toccata (Organ solo), Wylkynson’s tour-de-force, 13-voice Canon from the Eton Choirbook with the choir surrounding the whole audience and Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis (Arranged for choir by De Massini (World Premiere). Duruflé’s RequiemComposed for choir, organ, cello and vocal soloists, infused with medieval plainchant and French romantic harmoniesDe Massini’s Do what the Spirit says!Spiritual and effervescent, specially commissioned for this concert The first half of the concert will include works by Tallis, Gibbons, Stanford and Rubbra, as well as: Widor’s Toccata (Organ solo) Wylkynson’s 13-voice Canon From the Eton Choirbook, with the choir surrounding the whole audience.Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis Arranged for choir by De Massini (World Premiere). Ely Cathedral, Ely DD/MM/YYYY

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The College
Ely
Cambridgeshire
CB7 4DL
England


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Prices: Premium seating £29 (reserved seating, programme and interval drink included) Standard seating £21 (unreserved) / Full time student £19
Booking line: 01353 616991

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Founded jointly by Ian de Massini (former choral scholar of King’s College Chapel Choir, Cambridge) and Marie-Madeleine Duruflé in Paris in 1987, the highly-acclaimed Cambridge Voices choir will perform Duruflé’s ravishing Requiem, composed for choir, organ, cello and vocal soloists, infused with medieval plainchant and French romantic harmonies, alongside De Massini’s effervescent setting of the Spiritual, "Do what the Spirit says!", especially commissioned for this concert.
The first half of the concert will include works by Tallis, Gibbons, Stanford and Rubbra, as well as the finale from Widor’s Toccata (Organ solo), Wylkynson’s tour-de-force, 13-voice Canon from the Eton Choirbook with the choir surrounding the whole audience and Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis (Arranged for choir by De Massini (World Premiere).

Duruflé’s Requiem
Composed for choir, organ, cello and vocal soloists, infused with medieval plainchant and French romantic harmonies
De Massini’s Do what the Spirit says!
Spiritual and effervescent, specially commissioned for this concert The first half of the concert will include works by Tallis, Gibbons, Stanford and Rubbra, as well as: Widor’s Toccata (Organ solo) Wylkynson’s 13-voice Canon From the Eton Choirbook, with the choir surrounding the whole audience.
Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis Arranged for choir by De Massini (World Premiere).

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