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Fauré Requiem – Echo and Chiltern Arts Festival Chorus

Sunday 4th February 2018, 7:30 pm

TAKE NOTE

Chiltern Arts Festival Chorus
Eamonn Dougan (conductor)
Ashley Riches (baritone)
Echo
Sarah Latto (conductor)

The first of two 2018 Chiltern Arts Take Note ensembles, Echo, perform motets and chansons by Fauré, Duruflé and Poulenc, before joining singers from across the Chilterns for a performance of Fauré’s much-loved Requiem under the baton of Eamonn Dougan, associate conductor of The Sixteen.

The Chiltern Arts Festival Chorus will be made up of singers from across the Chilterns who have come together specifically for this event. Click here to find out how to get involved – it’s open to all!

Programme

Quatre Motets – Maurice Duruflé

  • Ubi caritas
  • Tota pulchra es
  • Tu es Petrus
  • Tantum ergo

Trois chansons – Maurice Ravel

  • 1. Nicolette
  • 2. Trois beaux oiseaux de paradis
  • 3. Ronde

Au joli jeu du pousse avant – Clément Janequin
Je ne l’ose dire – Pierre Certon
Sur le Joli Jonc – Adrian Willlaert
Il est bel et bon – Pierre Passerau

Six Chansons – Paul Hindemith

  • 1. La biche
  • 3. Puisque tout passe
  • 5. En hiver
  • 6. Verger

Hymne a la Vierge – Pierre Villette

Interval

Requiem – Gabriel Fauré

About the Artists

Eamonn Dougan is an inspirational director and renowned baritone. He read music at New College, Oxford, before continuing his vocal and conducting studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Eamonn has directed many renowned orchestras and choirs including BBC Singers, Accentus (Paris), Opera Rara, Trondheim Barokk, Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir (Poland), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The Hallé, and Coro de la Comunidad (Madrid).

echo came together in early 2017 as former members of Genesis Sixteen, a prestigious young artists programme run by one of the world’s greatest musical ensembles, The Sixteen, under Harry Christophers CBE. Described as “Transformative, a breath of fresh air to the British choral scene”, echo aim to produce accessible, innovative performances of the highest quality, whilst challenging some of the preconceptions associated with choral music. Recent concerts include a performance at the National Gallery as part of the The Sixteen’s ‘Sound Sublime’ festival, and a collaboration with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Magnus Lindberg at St. John Smith’s Square.

Photo Credits: Benjamin Hart & Eliza Brown

Details

Date:
Sunday 4th February 2018
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
£5 - £15
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Organiser

Chiltern Arts
Email:
info@chilternarts.com
Website:
http://www.chilternarts.com

Venue

St Mary’s Church, Henley
St. Mary's Church
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2AU United Kingdom
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Tickets

148 available
Faure Requiem / Echo – Side Aisles (Under 25)£5.00

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144 available
Faure Requiem / Echo – Side Aisles£10.00

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199 available
Faure Requiem / Echo – Nave (Under 25)£10.00

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102 available
Faure Requiem / Echo – Nave£15.00

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