The outstanding young singers of the National Youth Training Choir (South) present a rich programme of music on themes of revolution and change.

Moving, exhilarating, heartwarming - singing has a bright future.”  Audience Member, April 2016


Programme

  • Tallis - Lamentations of Jeremiah
  • Campkin - O Nata Lux
  • Byrd - Ad Dominum
  • Wheeler - Alleluia, I Heard a Voice
  • Musgrave - Four Madrigals
  • Shostakovich - Ten Poems on texts by Revolutionary Poets op. 88 (Excerpts)
  • Panufnik - Unending Love
  • Hidalgo/Marquez arr. Guthrie - SAL:VEH
  • Tormis  - Varjele, Jumala, soasta
  • Simon/Garfunkel arr. Parry - Sound of silence
  • South African traditional arr. L’Estrange - Siyahamba
  • Lennon/McCartney arr. Williams - Revolution

Description

The outstanding young singers of the National Youth Training Choir present a rich programme of music unified by the theme of revolution and change. Travelling from the tightly personal music of the persecuted Catholic William Byrd to the swinging crowd euphoria of South African marching songs, this promises to be an uplifting and inspiring concert by some of the best young voices you’ll ever hear.

Part of the NYCGB Summerfest 2017.


Performers

  • National Youth Training Choir (South)
  • Ben Parry (Conductor)

Tickets

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