Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Acknowledged as the peak of choral excellence in the great British tradition, the boys and men of the Choir share their uniquely beautiful vocal timbre in an unmissable selection of favourite classics and sparkling new repertoire, for a concert to remember.

The remarkable precision of their vocal technique was quite simply, extraordinary.

Le Bien Public

Program 1

(Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne 27/07, Sydney 26/07, Perth)

Among the highlights of Program One is Fauré’s timeless and touching Requiem, accompanied by the College’s Organ Scholar; and a nod to their history in English works from their Tudor beginnings through to the present day. 

The Program:
Charles Hubert Hastings PARRY
Hear my words, ye people
William BYRD Sing Joyfully
Giovanni Pierluigi da PALESTRINA Dum complerentur
Peter SCULTHORPE The Birthday of thy King
Brett DEAN Now comes the Dawn
Carl VINE Ring out, wild bells
Benjamin BRITTEN Hymn to St Cecilia, op 27
Gabriel FAURÉ Requiem in D minor, op 48

Program 2

(Melbourne 22/07, Sydney 21/07)

Program Two presents an intimate program of works from early music through to modern Australian composition.

The Program:
William BYRD Sing Joyfully
Giovanni Pierluigi da PALESTRINA Dum complerentur
Henry PURCELL Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei, Z135
Henry PURCELL I was glad when they said unto me, Z19
Claudio MONTEVERDI Cantate Domino canticum novum, SV292 (c.1615)
Claudio MONTEVERDI Adoramus te, Christe, SV293 (c1620)
Charles Villiers STANFORD A Song of Wisdom from Six Hymns, op 113
Charles Villiers STANFORD A Song of Peace from Six Hymns, op 113
Peter SCULTHORPE The Birthday of thy King
Brett DEAN Now comes the Dawn
Carl VINE Ring out, wild bells
Benjamin BRITTEN Hymn to St Cecilia, op 27

(The organ used in the concert on Monday 21 July at City Recital Hall, Angel Place, is a Continuo Organ by H Klop, Garderen Nederland 2011, courtesy of MLC, Prepared by Mark Woodward.)

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