Choral Music Spring 2012

Choral Music Spring 2012

Spring for Choral Music The spring season includes several premieres and exciting choral events taking place across the world from our composers. Eric Whitacre’s activities are diverse and wide ranging. Click here for more details.

New Novello signing Paul Mealor has already made a firm mark in the choral world with his album A Tender Light on Decca and his UK Christmas Number One Single Wherever You Are, performed by Gareth Malone and the Military Wives Choir, which, to date, has sold 631,000 copies. This year he will work on several new commissions, visit the US and give workshops at Princeton University with Gabriel Crouch.

Other major choral events worldwide include:
February 5     

Judith Weir Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
St John’s College Choir with conductor Andrew Nethsingha
Cambridge, UK

February 5     

Paul Mealor Your Gentleness, O God of Grace
Winchester Cathedral Choir with conductor Andrew Lunsden
Winchester, UK

February 16-18     

John Corigliano Upon Julia's Clothes* and One Sweet Morning
Michael Gordon Exalted
Bright Sheng Thirty-Mile Village* and The Boatmen's Song
Joan Tower Descent* and Can I
Young People's Chorus of New York City with conductor Francisco Nuñez
(Le) Poisson Rouge; 92nd St. Y; Zankel Hall
New York City, NY

February 26     

Tarik O'Regan Martyr **
University of Alabama Chorus and Huntsville Youth Orchestra
Huntsville, AL

March 9     

David Lang The Little Match Girl Passion **
Attacca Ensemble with conductor Fokko Oldenhuios
The Netherlands

March 13     

Per Nørgård Libra and Cycle
Danish National Vocal Ensemble with conductor Stefan Östersjö
The Royal Danish Library
Copenhagen, Denmark

March 30     

Paul Mealor Drop, Drop, Slow Tears*
Antioch Ensemble
Ground Zero
New York City, NY

April 13     

Tarik O'Regan The Night’s Untruth*
VocalEssence, Copper Street Brass Quintet
Central Lutheran Church

April 29     

Gabriela Lena Frank The Singing Mountaineers*
Los Angeles Master Chorale and Huayucaltia
Los Angeles, CA

*World Premiere***New York City Premiere

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