Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir

Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Category
Arts and Law, Performance
Dates
Sunday 24th November 2019 (15:00-16:30)
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Bob Chilcott
  • University Music

Birmingham University Singers and University Women’s Choir

Bob Chilcott conductor
Jack Apperley conductor

Welcome internationally renowned conductor, composer, and singer Bob Chilcott to his new role as Principal Conductor of Birmingham University Singers in this special concert. Juxtapose Nordic and French works with music closer to home as the Advent and Christmas season draws near. Experience fresh falling snow, ethereal northern lights, and indigenous folk music from the Arctic Circle with Nordic works by Bo Holton, Ola Gjeilo, and Sandström. Anticipate the coming of Christmas with dramatic urgency in Byrd’s vibrant motet Vigilate. Be dazzled by an array of colours, textures and deep-felt spirituality in music by Caplet, and embrace the return of spring rebirth, nature and celebration in Bob Chilcott’s own music.

  • Bo Holten First Snow
  • Byrd Vigilate
  • Ola Gjeilo Northern Lights
  • Bob Chilcott When spring comes walking
  • Sandström Biegga luothe
  • Caplet Messe à trois voix
  • Hogan The Battle of Jericho
  • Holst Two Eastern Pictures
  • Reger Drei Gesänge, Op. 111b
  • Eric Whitacre Glow

 Venue: Elgar Concert Hall, The Bramall

Admission: £10, £8 concesssions, £3 students/U18 (Available from the Box Office)