“French and American Choral Songs”

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thanks to Aaron Fellmeth
This short concert will consist of around one hour of music, including Barber’s well-known Adagio, Fauré’s Cantique de Jean Racine, a selection of Copland’s Old American Songs, together with part-songs by Barber, Whitacre, Debussy, Poulenc and Saint-Saëns.

Free admission for children and young people under 16 years old.

Saturday 13th May 2017 at 6 pm

Bromley Parish Church, Church Road, Bromley, BR2 0EG (location map)


Debussy: Trois Chanson de Charles d’Orléans

Barber: Three Songs

  1. Sure on this Shining Night
  2. To be Sung on the Water
  3. Under the Willow Tree
    Soloist: Catherine Andrews

Barber: Agnus Dei

Interval – refreshments available

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine

Saint-Saëns:Deux Chansons

  1. Calme des nuits
  2. Les fleurs et les arbres

Whitacre: Sleep

Poulenc: Two pieces from Sept Chansons

  1. La blanche neige
  2. À peine défigurée

Copland: Pieces from Old American Songs

  1. The boatmen’s dance
    Soloists: Robert Henderson, Will Kendal
  2. I bought me a cat

Organ/Piano: James Orford

(Details of our previous concert, February 2017)

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