Ars Nova Copenhagen
Thursday 10 May, 7.30pm
All Saints Church, Penarth
Søren Kinch Hansen, conductor
|Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen||Three Stages||16′|
|Arvo Pärt||The Deer’s Cry||4′|
|Arvo Pärt||Most Holy Mother of God||4′|
|Arvo Pärt||Morning Star||3′|
|Per Nørgård||Maya Dances||3′|
|Per Nørgård||Agnus Dei||2′|
|Per Nørgård||The Year||13′|
|Peter Bannister||Spiritus divinae lucis gloriae *||15′|
|Gavin Bryars||Psalm 141 *||5′|
|Steve Reich (arr. Hillier)||Clapping Music||4′|
|Anne Boyd||As I crossed a bridge of dreams||11′|
*: Commissioned by Soli Deo Gloria for the 2012 Vale of Glamorgan Festival
Ars Nova Copenhagen is widely recognised as one of the finest vocal groups in Europe. Twice nominated for the prestigious American Grammy Awards, the Danish ensemble is in much demand, regularly touring across Europe, North and South America and Asia. A deeply spiritual vein runs through the concert they will be giving at All Saints Church, Penarth which includes works by composers the choir has regularly collaborated with, including world premieres by Peter Bannister and Gavin Bryars.
Online booking: Ars Nova Copenhagen tickets (on RWCMD website)
Phone booking: call 029 2039 1391 (Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm).
The festival booking office is based at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. A £1.75 transaction fee applies to all online bookings with an optional postage charge of 70p. Concessions (listed in brackets) apply to students, under 16s and disabled customers. Wheelchair companions are entitled to complimentary tickets. Book for 4 concerts or more in a single advance booking and you will be entitled to a free festival programme book.