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Lux - 21st century choral music - Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society

When
Saturday April 28, 2018 at 19:30
Where
Cromer Parish Church, Cromer
Tickets
£12 (£15 on the door), under 18s free
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  1. Lux aeterna - Morten Lauridsen
  2. Northern Lights - Ola Gjeilo
  3. Eternal Light: A Requiem - Howard Goodall
  4. O lux beatissima - Graham Keitch

A wonderful programme of 21st century choral music celebrating the theme of Light. This may be a 'modern' music concert but guaranteed to be highly melodic and no fear of dissonance! An evening of beautiful music with a line up of top class soloists.

Musical Director, David Ballard says "This might just be the project I’ve worked on as a musician that I’m most excited about. I don’t care if you like choral music or not - you need to come and listen. Great contemporary music, great soloists, and a choir who want to show you they love it. Be there."

David's enthusiasm is infectious and no wonder when you consider that the concert will feature a major work by Howard Goodall CBE who will be familar to many as the presenter of many television programmes with a musical theme and as the prodigious composer of musicals, choral music and a multitude of television theme music such as Blackadder, Mr Bean and, possibly, most popular The Vicar of Dibley.

Eternal Light: A Requiem was originally commissioned by Rambert Dance Company as a choral-orchestral-dance piece and has quickly earned a firm place in the choral repertoire.The composer tweeted: "Have a very happy memory of a concert with my school choir in Cromer Parish Church in the summer of 1974. Not in a million years would I have guessed then something like this by me would one day fill its arches: Eternal Light: A Requiem on April 28th".

Also on the programme are works by the widely performed American composer Morten Lauridsen, the Norwegian Ola Gjeilo and the Devon-based composer of sacred music Graham Keitch whose works are rapidly becoming popular and frequently performed by choirs and in cathedrals around the world.


Venue
Cromer Parish Church
Church Street
Cromer
Norfolk
NR27 9ES
England
This advertisement was submitted by Sheringham & Cromer Choral Society.
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