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A Journey of World Music | Hywel Girls' Choir and Hywel Boy Singers

When
Saturday October 7, 2017 at 19:30
Where
St Davids Cathedral, Haverfordwest
Tickets
£15 individual; £12 each for groups of 12 or more
Phone for tickets: 07795 236807
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  1. Hallelujah, from Messiah HWV 56 - George Frideric Handel
  2. Ave Maria - Johann Sebastian Bach, arranged by Charles Gounod
  3. Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest HWV 258 - George Frideric Handel
  4. Stabat Mater - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
  5. The Holy City - Stephen Adams
  6. Nessun dorma, from Turandot - Giacomo Puccini
  7. Barcarolle, from The Tales of Hoffmann - Jacques Offenbach
  8. Grand March, from Aida - Giuseppe Verdi
  9. Anvil Chorus, from Il trovatore - Giuseppe Verdi
  10. Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves, from Nabucco - Giuseppe Verdi
  11. O Fortuna, from Carmina Burana - Carl Orff
  12. Kalinka - Traditional Russian
  13. Funiculì, Funiculà - Luigi Denza
  14. Tritsch Tratsch Polka Op 214 - Johann Strauss II
  15. Climb ev'ry mountain, from The Sound of Music - Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein
  16. I could have danced all night, from My Fair Lady - Frederick Loewe, lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
  17. All I ask of you, from Phantom of the Opera - Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber

An army of 200+ voices will descend on St David’s (Saturday 7 October) when St David’s Cathedral hosts a grand festival of voices.

'A Journey of World Music' will be led by the international broadcast and performance voices of Wales’ famous Hywel Girls’ Choir and Hywel Boy Singers – the globetrotting young voices with broadcasts spanning 120 countries and international performances in leading concert halls spanning Russia, USA, Poland, Czech Republic, Holland, Luxembourg, Romania, Bulgaria, France, Denmark, Canada, Italy, Serbia, Croatia, Germany and Austria.

The grand night of song will also feature the massed voices of the exciting Angelicus Celtis (as seen on ITV's Britain's Got Talent), Llanelli Choral Society and Haverfordwest Male Choir and led by the renowned musical baton of conductor John Hywel Williams, organist Huw Tregelles Williams, pianist Jane Jewell, orchestral percussionist Gareth Hamlin and friends.

“There is great excitement surrounding this performance”, explains legendary conductor John Hywel Williams. “To perform such a wealth of the world’s greatest choral works in one night simply makes for an inspiration evening.”

The performance will take audiences on a wonderful rollercoaster of music and song with heart stirring favourites spanning sacred, world cinema, musical theatre, the world of opera and great classics. Sacred moments will include Hallelujah Chorus, Ave Maria, Zadok The Priest, Ceremony of Carols, Stabat Mater, Holy City and Karl Jenkins’ Benedictus. Music from world cinema and theatre will include Climb Ev’ry Mountain, I Could Have Danced All Night, Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables and You’ll Never Walk Alone. Music from World Opera will include Nessun Dorma, O Fortuna, Barcarolle, Aida’s Grand March, Anvil Chorus, Chorus of the Hebrew Salves to name but a few.


Venue
St Davids Cathedral
The Close
Haverfordwest
Pembrokeshire
SA62 6PE
Wales
This advertisement was submitted by Hywel Girls' Choir & Hywel Boy Singers.
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