.. FRINGE CONCERTS MUSIC AT THE FREEMASONS’ HALL Friday 20th April, 11am
CHOIRS AT CHRISTCHURCH Friday 20th April, 1.10pm
Freemasons’ Hall, Tuckey St. Admission: Free of charge
Triskel Christchurch, South Main St. Admission: Free of charge
Cappella Lyrica [IRELAND] and Lautitia Chamber Choir [HUNGARY]
Adolf Fredrik Church’s Chamber Choir [SWEDEN]
These two top international choirs bring their spirited tones to the evocative surroundings of one of the city’s most historic buildings, Freemasons’ Hall.
PROGRAMME: Cappella Lyrica [IRELAND] Géibheann - Rhona Clarke (b. 1958) Planets - Sue Furlong (1962-2018) Lament - Marian Ingoldsby (b. 1965) Jaakobin Pojat - Pekka Kostiainen (b. 1944) Everyone Sang - Marian Ingoldsby (b. 1965) Nigra Sum - Pablo Casals (1876-1973) Geantraí - Michael McGlynn (b. 1964)
PROGRAMME: Lautitia Chamber Choir [HUNGARY] Cantate Domino - Josu Elberdin (b. 1976) Otche Nash - Andrej Makor (b. 1987) Angel Za Bolne - Ambrož Čopi (b. 1973) Trees - Eriks Esenvalds (b. 1977) Vivamus Atque Amemus - Ramiro Real (b. 1969) Indodana (Trad. African Song) - Michael Barrett (b. 1970)
Adolf Fredrik Church’s Chamber Choir is a mixed choir located in Stockholm, Sweden. The choir was founded in 2000 as a Youth Choir and reformed into a Chamber Choir in the fall of 2016. Their repertoire is mostly classical and the choir has collaborated with, among others, the Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. AFCC has participated in major international contests and has won several awards in choir competitions. Most recently, the choir participated in the XIV International Choir Festival in Tallinn, Estonia, where it was awarded gold in the Chamber Choir category, second place in the Contemporary Music category, and won the Grand Prix of the entire festival. Christoffer Holgersson is the conductor and artistic director of AFCC since 2011.
PROGRAMME: Adolf Fredrik Church’s Chamber Choir [SWEDEN] Gloria - Frank Martin (1890-1974) Aftonport Till Evigheten - Martin Åsander (b. 1987) Tre Körvisor - Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871-1927) Awake, o North Wind (from Four Songs Of Love) Sven-David Sandström (b. 1942) Die Mit Tränen Säen - Johann Hermann Schein(1586-1630) Musicians Wrestle Everywhere - Elliott Carter (1908-2012) Jordens Oro Viker - Ludvig Norman (1831-1835) Sloabbme-Njunnje - Jan Sandström (b. 1954)