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Iceni Magazine | February 23, 2018

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The National Youth Choir of Great Britain | Women in Song

The National Youth Choir of Great Britain | Women in Song

Sunday 15 April, 7.30pm – 9.45pm, The Halls, Norwich NR3 1AU

For their first concert of 2018, the National Youth Choir of Great Britain (“a young choir on blazing form” – theartsdesk.com, August 2017) come to Norwich with a programme of music by female composers from Imogen Holst to Imogen Heap. They also perform Hubert Parry’s ‘Songs of Farewell’, six masterpieces written a century ago at the close of the composer’s life, and at the conclusion of the Great War.

Programme

  • Aaron Copland – In The Beginning
  • Imogen Holst – A Hymne to Christ
  • Thea Musgrave – To Sleep
  • Roxanna Panufnik – Two Poems by Wendy
  • Astor Piazzolla arr. Kineret Maor – Libertango
  • Libby Larsen – Jack’s Valentine
  • Imogen Heap arr. Christopher Gabbitas – Hide and Seek
  • Sheena Phillips – Windsong
  • Hans Zimmer arr. Joanna L’Estrange – Wonder Woman
  • Eleanor Alberga – My heart danceth
  • Ethel Smyth – The March of the Women
  • Hubert Parry – Songs of Farewell

Performers

  • National Youth Choir of Great Britain
  • Ben Parry (Conductor)
  • Joanna L’Estrange (Conductor)

Tickets

£20 (Full price), £10 (Wheelchair/companion), £5 (Under-25s)

On sale now from: www.nycgb.org.uk/Event/national-youth-choir-women-in-song


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