Choir of the Earth presents: Mahler Symphony No. 8

All proceeds to Conservatorio Gustav Mahler de Irapuato, Salamanca, Mexico

Add to my Calendar 22-01-2022 18:00 22-01-2022 20:00 36 Choir of the Earth presents: Mahler Symphony No. 8 Choir of the Earth presents Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8 in E-flat, for double chorus, children’s chorus, soloists, orchestra, and organ: a Concert Performance in aid of the Conservatorio Gustav Mahler de Irapuato, Salamanca, Mexico We believe Choir of the Earth is the only choir in the world which has rehearsed and recorded this remarkable music in 2021. On Saturday 22 January 2022 at 18:00 GMT, after 12 months of work, John Warner will conduct over 1,000 separate voices, a children’s choir, a full orchestra and soloists in a unique performance of the complete Mahler 8. HOW IT WAS DONE The choir, orchestra and soloists all recorded their music from home. The only group to record their part together was the children’s choir in Mexico. The creation of this Mahler 8 production was the subject of a Mahler Hour at a recent presentation by The Mahler Foundation, available at: https://mahlerfoundation.org/foundation/themahlerhour/an-around-the-world-performance-of-mahlers-eighth-symphony The teaching, conducting and sound engineering has been completed by John Warner, whose dedication to creating this online version of Mahler 8 has been extraordinary. Please read more about John and his Orchestra for the Earth at: http://www.orchestrafortheearth.co.uk  SOLOISTS PART ONE Soprano 1: Lucy Cox Soprano 2: Fiona Fraser Alto 1: Rebecca Leggett Alto 2: Amy Blythe Tenor: Tom Castle Baritone: Ben Tomlin Bass: Tom Herring  PART TWO Pater ecstaticus: Malachy Frame Pater profundus: Ben McKee Doctor Marianus: John Upperton Una poenitentium: Lucy Cox Magna Peccatrix: Fiona Fraser Mulier Samaritana: Rebecca Leggett Maria Aegyptiaca: Bernadette Johns Mater gloriosa: Helena Moore TICKETS Tickets cost £20 and are available from: https://choiroftheearth.com/store/p/mahler-8-performance. You will receive an email in advance of the concert with a link to the online stream. All proceeds of the Concert will go to the Conservatorio Gustav Mahler de Irapuato, Salamanca, Mexico from where the children were recorded. This school has a strong association with Mahler and is doing wonders for the education of these children via the power of music. If you wish to make an additional donation to the Conservatorio on top of the ticket price, please do so at: https://choiroftheearth.com/donations-to-conservatorio-gustav-mahler-de-irapuato Choir of the Earth Founder: Mark Strachan Presidents: Roger Durston and Marina Mahler Online event, London DD/MM/YYYY

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– Conductor
– Soprano
– Soprano
– Alto
– Alto
– Tenor
– baritone
– Bass
– baritone
– Bass
– Tenor
– Alto
– Soprano





Programme Note

Choir of the Earth presents Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8 in E-flat, for double chorus, children’s chorus, soloists, orchestra, and organ: a Concert Performance in aid of the Conservatorio Gustav Mahler de Irapuato, Salamanca, Mexico

We believe Choir of the Earth is the only choir in the world which has rehearsed and recorded this remarkable music in 2021.

On Saturday 22 January 2022 at 18:00 GMT, after 12 months of work, John Warner will conduct over 1,000 separate voices, a children’s choir, a full orchestra and soloists in a unique performance of the complete Mahler 8.

HOW IT WAS DONE

The choir, orchestra and soloists all recorded their music from home. The only group to record their part together was the children’s choir in Mexico.

The creation of this Mahler 8 production was the subject of a Mahler Hour at a recent presentation by The Mahler Foundation, available at: https://mahlerfoundation.org/foundation/themahlerhour/an-around-the-world-performance-of-mahlers-eighth-symphony

The teaching, conducting and sound engineering has been completed by John Warner, whose dedication to creating this online version of Mahler 8 has been extraordinary. Please read more about John and his Orchestra for the Earth at: http://www.orchestrafortheearth.co.uk 

SOLOISTS

PART ONE

Soprano 1: Lucy Cox

Soprano 2: Fiona Fraser

Alto 1: Rebecca Leggett

Alto 2: Amy Blythe

Tenor: Tom Castle

Baritone: Ben Tomlin

Bass: Tom Herring 

PART TWO

Pater ecstaticus: Malachy Frame

Pater profundus: Ben McKee

Doctor Marianus: John Upperton

Una poenitentium: Lucy Cox

Magna Peccatrix: Fiona Fraser

Mulier Samaritana: Rebecca Leggett

Maria Aegyptiaca: Bernadette Johns

Mater gloriosa: Helena Moore

TICKETS

Tickets cost £20 and are available from: https://choiroftheearth.com/store/p/mahler-8-performance.

You will receive an email in advance of the concert with a link to the online stream.

All proceeds of the Concert will go to the Conservatorio Gustav Mahler de Irapuato, Salamanca, Mexico from where the children were recorded. This school has a strong association with Mahler and is doing wonders for the education of these children via the power of music.

If you wish to make an additional donation to the Conservatorio on top of the ticket price, please do so at: https://choiroftheearth.com/donations-to-conservatorio-gustav-mahler-de-irapuato

Choir of the Earth

Founder: Mark Strachan

Presidents: Roger Durston and Marina Mahler

Choir of the Earth presents Mahler 8 in partnership with The Mahler Foundation and Orchestra for the Earth

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