An Evening of Choral Classics
Featuring John Rutter's The Gift of Life
Saturday 9 June, 7.30pmBook now
Cambrensis Choir are joined with Noteworthy Choir from Maesteg and Con Voce from Merthyr Tydfil in the Welsh Premiere of John Rutter’s latest work, The Gift of Life.
Music Director Jeffrey Howard.
Accompanied by the Cambrensis Orchestra, this long-awaited new major work The Gift of Life is a six-movement choral celebration of the living earth, of creation, and of life itself, offering a kaleidoscope of moods from contemplative and prayerful to majestic and inspirational.
The 3 choirs will also perform some other contemporary classics including pieces by Morten Lauridsen. In the second half of the programme the choirs will be joined by members of the St David’s Praise Choir to perform some of the most popular classical choral pieces including Hallelujah Chorus, The Heavens Are Telling and Parry’s I Was Glad.
This is an unmissable event for lovers of choral music, encompassing many styles and eras.
Cambrensis Choir is a Christian Choir comprising singers from churches in South Wales. Under the direction of Jeffrey Howard, their extensive repertoire ranges from gospel through to the classics. Their bi-annual events in St David's Hall have been running since 1989, when they are joined by 150 singers in the St David's Praise Choir and at Christmas the lively Promise of Christmas Youth Choir.