VOCES8

VOCES8

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Sunday, December 3 at 7pm
Baum Walker Hall at Walton Arts Center
Part of the 10x10 Arts Series
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Part of the 10x10 Arts Series

PROGRAM

VOCES8: Winter Tales
Seasonal choral music

Frohlocket ihr Völker Auf Erden – Felix Mendelssohn

Est ist ein Ros’ entsprungen – Michael Praetorius
Gabriel’s Message – Trad.*
Angelus ad Virginem – Chant arr. VOCES8

A Hymn to the Virgin – Benjamin Britten
Bogoroditse Devo – Sergei Rachmaninov

Magnificat Quinti Toni – Hieronymous Praetorius
with
Joseph Lieber Joseph Mein
In Dulci Jubilo

INTERVAL

Magnificat Primi Toni – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Balulalow – Francis Pott
The Three Kings – Jonathan Dove

Maria Durch ein Dornwald Ging – trad. arr. Stefan Claas
Silent Night – trad. arr. Tom Cockett

Joyful, Joyful – Ludwig van Beethoven*
Santa Claus is Coming to Town – John Coots & Haven Gillespie*
Walking in a Winter Wonderland – Felix Barnard & Richard Smith*
Let it Snow – Jule Steyn*


*arranged by Jim Clements

 

The British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is now established as one of the world’s most versatile and best-loved singing groups. Touring extensively throughout Europe, North America and Asia, the ensemble performs a repertory from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions as well as popular arrangements. VOCES8 regularly commissions and collaborates with world- renowned contemporary composers including Ola Gjeilo, Roxanna Panufnik, Thomas Hewitt Jones, Alexander Levine and Ben Parry. With an ongoing schedule of live broadcasts and recordings, VOCES8 can be heard regularly on international television and radio. The ensemble is a Decca Classics Artist and their debut album Eventide hit number one on the Billboard Classical Chart.

VOCES8 is an Ambassador for Edition Peters, publisher of arrangements and educational material including the VOCES8 A Cappella Songbook and The VOCES8 Method. The group is proud to be the flagship performance and education ensemble of the charitable foundation Voces Cantabiles Music whose innovative education work has been praised by UNESCO. Inspiring creativity and excellence through music, VOCES8 leads a series of workshops reaching over 20,000 people annually worldwide.

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