Classical 91.5

Royal Holloway Choir Concert, 02/17/17

Feb 1, 2017

Credit Classical MPR

Friday, 2/17/17 @ 1:00 pm

The Choir of Royal Holloway of the University of London is considered to be one of the finest mixed-voice collegiate choirs in Britain. The Choir presented a concert at Third Presbyterian Church in April 2016 as part of their North American tour.  Under conductor Rupert Gough, the choir will perform selections by Vaughan Williams, Orlando Gibbons, Henry Purcell, Herbert Howells as well as living composers Carson Cooman and Arvo Pärt. Mona Seghatoleslami is your host.

Music in this program: 

Thomas Tallis: If Ye Love me
Orlando Gibbons: O clap your hands
Robert Pearsall: Light of my Soul
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs
Rene Clausen: A Jubilant Song
Stephen Paulus: Illusion and a Rich Brocade
Carson P. Cooman: The Way, the Truth, and The Life
Vytautas Miskinis: Salve Regina
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Extracts from Virgilia
Rihards Dubra: Ave Maria
Arvo Pärt: Bogorodytse Dyevo
Ēriks Ešenvalds: The long road