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Format: 2014-08-28
Format: 2014-08-28
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    Sat, 2014-09-06 19:30
    Bournville String Orchestra - Annual Charity Concert
    Alpesh Chauhan, Bournville String Orchestra
    Barber Institute of Fine Arts Birmingham B15 2TS
    United Kingdom

    Bournville String Orchestra presents its annual charity concert for Christian Aid and Save the Children. We hope that you can join the orchestra with their eclectic repertoire sure to entertain you on this Saturday evening!

    Divertimento for Strings No 2 in B flat, 'Salzburg Symphony' No 2
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Simple Symphony
    Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
    New work
    Composer Not Known ()
    Langsamer Satz
    Anton von Webern (1883-1945)
    Grosse Fuge
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
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    Mon, 2014-09-01 18:30
    A Spectacle of Light and Choral Music | Lumina Voices
    Andy McKeown, Lumina Voices, Rupert Gough
    Waldorf Hilton Hotel London WC2B 4DD
    United Kingdom

    A spectacular display of light and choral music set in the magic of the palm court at the Waldorf Hilton London

    Discover the mysteries of the Northern Lights through a magical display of light and choral music. In the stunning surroundings of the Palm Court in the Waldorf Hilton Hotel, the choir LUMINA presents a unique musical experience in collaboration with lighting projection artist Andy McKeown.

    Whilst enjoying champagne and canapés, guests will become totally immersed in surround sound and light. In a programme of spiritually-charged music, the professional choir Lumina will demonstrate their exciting new partnership with the light artist Andy McKeown. Working with real-time interactive images, McKeown is well known in the North of England for transforming large cathedrals and civic buildings with large-scale projected light installations including the Blackpool Illuminations, Light Night Liverpool and York Minster Kaleidoscope.

    The music will feature composers frequently heard on Classic FM - Eric Whitacre and Ola Gjeilo - as well as traditional favourites Thomas Tallis and Gustav Holst. Each piece will be seamlessly linked by specially-composed electronic deconstructions of the music by rising composer Chris Whiter. A particular feature of the programme will be music and imagery depicting the evocative Northern Lights.

    Pulchra es, amica mea
    Ola Gjeilo (1978-)
    Lux Aurumque
    Eric Whitacre (1970-)
    The Spheres
    Ola Gjeilo (1978-)
    Eriks Ešenvalds (1977-)
    Hail, gladdening light
    Charles Wood (1866-1926)
    O Nata Lux
    Vytautas Miškinis (1954-)
    O nata lux de lumine
    Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
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    Sat, 2014-09-06 19:30
    Entente Cordiale - Choral Concert by The Godwine Choir
    Alex Davan Wetton, Edward Hughes, Godwine Choir
    Church of St George the Martyr London SE1 1JA
    United Kingdom

    Join the Godwine Choir for an evening of 20th century choral masterpieces from Britain and France. The exquisite harmony of unaccompanied voices is sure to soothe and exhilerate in equal measure. This newly formed ensemble features talented young vocalists from across the capital under the direction of former Cambridge choristers.

    This concert also offers a rare opportunity to experience the beautiful acoustic of St George's Church, conveniently located opposite Borough tube station. This little-known Victorian gem was Charles Dickens's favourite haunt and features is his novel Little Dorrit. The church also boasts spectacular stained glass windows.

    Tickets are available on the door, or reserve in advance at www.godwinechoir.org.

    3 Chansons de Charles d'Orléans
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    There is an old belief from 6 Songs of Farewell
    Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)
    Valiant for Truth
    Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)