Birmingham University Singers & University Upper Voices

Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Saturday 11 March 2023 (19:30-21:30)
Birmingham University Singers
Birmingham University Singers

Conductors - Bob Chilcott & Jack Apperley

Join two of the UK's finest University choirs and their directors Bob Chilcott and Jack Apperley as they rejoice in the joys of spring with this season-inspired programme. This programme includes commissions from Daria Kwiatkowska and Cheryl Frances-Hoad. Falling Up takes inspiration from the University motto Per Ardua Ad Alta, with text by Di Sherlock.

University Upper Voices

Daria Kwiatkowska What is Pink? (world premiere)
Cheryl Frances-Hoad Falling Up (world premiere)
Veljo Tormis Spring Sketches
Craig Hella Johnson Deer Song
Tavener, arr. Rose The Lamb

Birmingham University Singers

Bob Chilcott Five Days that Changed the World (selections)
Nachtlied, Op. 138, No. 3
Morten Lauridsen S
ure on this shining night
Cecilia McDowell
Standing as I do before God
Gwyneth Walker
I thank you God


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