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Adiemus and Land of My Fathers | Woolwich Singers and Côr Llunsain

Monday March 26, 2018 at 19:30
St Paul's Church, 'The Actor's Church' Covent Garden, London
£23 (premium), £18 (unreserved), £5 children
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  1. Songs of Sanctuary, from Adiemus - Sir Karl Jenkins, arranged by Nicholas Hare
  2. Soualle - Traditional African, arranged by Terry Abrams
  3. Composition Not Known - Traditional
  4. Falling slowly - Markéta Irglová and Glen Hansard, arranged by Charles Beale
  5. Chatanooga choo choo - Harry Warren, arranged by Pete Schmutte
  6. Scarborough Fair - Traditional English
  7. Love can build a bridge - Naomi Judd, Paul Overstreet and John Barlow Jarvis, arranged by John Barlow Jarvis
  8. Angels - Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers, arranged by David Lawrence
  9. Thank you for the music - Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, arranged by Jerry Estes
  10. Deuwch i'r dyfroedd - Traditional Welsh, arranged by Alan Smith
  11. Ysbryd y Nos - Hefin Elis and Cleif Harpwood
  12. Ar lan y mor - Traditional Welsh, arranged by Hannah Gill
  13. Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn - Traditional Welsh, arranged by Henry E Geehl
  14. Rise up - Jake Runestad
  15. Calon Lân - Traditional Welsh, arranged by Hannah Gill
  16. Ave Maria - Richard Vaughan
  17. A Thousand Years - David Hodges and Christina Perri, arranged by Mac Huff
  18. Icons of 2016 Medley - Various, arranged by Hannah Gill
  19. Dros Gymru'n Gwlad (Finlandia) - Jean Sibelius

Tonight’s concert in the Brandenburg Choral Festival of London welcomes not one, but two choirs for this wide-ranging programme of choral music.

In the first half the spirited Woolwich Singers perform some of their favourites, including folk tunes, jazz standards, pop songs, and the catchy and popular Adiemus by that giant of the contemporary choral repertoire, Karl Jenkins.

In the second half Côr Llunsain transport us to the rolling hills and valleys of Wales, with traditional and contemporary Welsh works for choir, many of which have been inspired by the country’s distinctive landscape. The choir will also give the world premiere of Ave Maria, by the young Welsh composer Richard Vaughan, and the second UK performance of Rise up by American composer Jake Runestad. Tribute will be paid to the pop legends who were lost in 2016, George Michael, Prince and David Bowie, in a medley arranged by the choir’s conductor, Hannah Gill.

Join us for this varied programme of popular and less familiar choral works in the lovely surroundings of St Paul’s Covent Garden.

St Paul's Church, 'The Actor's Church' Covent Garden
Bedford Street
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