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Music for the mind | Reading Phoenix Choir

When
Saturday October 21, 2017 at 19:30
Where
St Laurence's Church, Reading
Tickets
£10, £5 for under 16s
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Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  1. Requiem - Herbert Howells
    • Salvator mundi
    • Requiem aeternam 1
    • I heard a voice from heaven
  2. Life on Mars - David Bowie, arranged by At my desk Music
  3. Crazy little thing called love - Freddie Mercury, arranged by Christopher Hann
  4. Tebe poem, from Liturgy of St John Chrysostom Op 31 - Sergey Rachmaninov
  5. Chili con carne - Anders Edenroth
  6. Light of my soul - Robert Lucas Pearsall
  7. Vespers, 'All-night vigil' Op 37 - Sergey Rachmaninov
    • Priidite, poklonimsia (Come, let us worship)
    • Bogoroditsye Dyevo (Rejoice O Virgin)
  8. Jerusalem - Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, arranged by Sir Edward Elgar
  9. Laudate Dominum - Tomás Luis de Victoria
  10. Kyrie, from Mass for double choir in E flat, 'Cantus Missae' Op 109 - Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
  11. Ca' the Yowes - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  12. Crucifixus à 8 - Antonio Lotti
  13. My spirit sang all day, from 7 Poems of Robert Bridges for mixed voices Op 17 - Gerald Finzi
  14. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (How lovely are thy dwellings), from Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) Op 45 - Johannes Brahms
  15. Loquebantur variis linguis - Thomas Tallis
  16. I’m beginning to see the light - Duke Ellington

Reading Phoenix Choir are delighted to be singing a concert at St Laurence Church, Reading in aid of Brighter Berkshire. This fantastic charity concert will take place at St Laurence Church; a wonderful twelfth century church right in the heart of Reading.

Brighter Berkshire is a community led initiative which aims to help reduce stigma about mental health and improve local opportunities.

The concert will cover a wide variety of our current repertoire, including a selection from Howells’s Requiem and Rachmaninov’s Vespers, various madrigals and folk songs, finishing with some more ‘popular’ pieces by Queen and David Bowie. There’s always something for everyone!

The choir sings predominantly unaccompanied and perform everything entirely from memory, allowing a real connection with the audience. Be prepared to be blown away by our quality and love of music-making.

The Henley Standard said the choir's ‘singing is beautiful and faultless’, while judges from the Choir of the Year described it as a ‘great, warm sound, very precise and well focused’ and ‘full of vitality – I love the richness and verve of the performance


Venue
St Laurence's Church
Friar Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 1DA
England
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