As part of the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of St Swithun’s Church, Exeter Chamber Choir presents a summer festival programme of choral repertoire highlights, with something for everyone from Bach to Fauré, Rachmaninov to Rutter, and close harmony arrangements by the choir’s musical director, Andrew Daldorph. The concert will begin by celebrating the great English composer, William Byrd, in the 400th anniversary year of his death, with Sing Joyfully.
William Byrd: Sing Joyfully
Robert Parsons: Ave Maria
Orlando Gibbons: O clap your hands
Thomas Tallis: O Nata Lux
Schűtz: Psalm 100
All things bright and beautiful
The Lord bless you and keep you
For the beauty of the Earth
JS Bach: Lobet den Herr’n
Handel: La Rejouissance (from Music for the Royal Fireworks, organ solo)
Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Sergei Rachmaninov: Bogoroditse Dyevo
The day is done
Close harmony arrangements by Andrew Daldorph:
Kum ba yah (Trad)
Somewhere over the rainbow (Arlen & Harburg)
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (Sherwin & Maschwitz)
Andrew Daldorph: I will praise the Lord
Tickets £10 (adults), half price for children.
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