Stadskerk St. Cathrien
Het grote Verschueren Orgel
Collegium Vocale Eindhoven
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Women's Choir Giocoso

Performers

  • Women’s choir Giocoso (Weert)
  • Marina Lazar, piano
  • Rita Scheffers, conductor

Program

Christmas concert
  • Benjamin Britten, A Ceremony of Carols.
    – Procession
    – Wolcum Yole
    – There’s no rose
    – That young child
    – Balulalow
    – Ash dew in Aprille
    – This little babe
    – Spring carol
    – Deo gracias
    – Recessional
  • O magnum mysterium
    Ella Milch Sheriff
  • Michelle Roueché
    Lux Aeterna
  • Ola Gjeilo
    Det hev ei pink sprunge
  • Kim André Arnesen
    Cradle hymn
  • Bob Chilcott
    For him all stars have shine
  • Ola Gjeilo
    Ave Generosa
  • Arr. Boyz II Men
    Silent night
  • Joan Szymko
    A la media noche
 
With this Christmas concert, the young women of Giocoso take you into the enchanting world of modern Scandinavian composers such as Arnesen and Gjeilo. The sound paintings alternate with Christmas carols by Bob Chilcott and Joan Szymko, among others.
 
Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols occupies an important place during this concert. It is a collection of songs composed especially for Christmas during wartime (1942), in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Each song has its own character: sometimes cheerful or hopeful, other times virtuoso or comforting. The texts are based on poems from the Middle Ages and the sixteenth century.

About the Performers

Women’s Choir Giocoso consists of singers in their twenties and thirties and sing a modern classical repertoire. They prefer to go to choir festivals!
For example, they were two-time European Choir Games Champions in Sweden in 2019 and won 3rd prize at CantaRode International Choir Festival in 2022

You can follow Giocoso on Instagram via @koor_giocoso.

Date

16 Dec 2023
Expired!

Time

15:00 - 16:00

Location

Stadskerk St. Cathrien
Begijnenhof 2, Eindhoven
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