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Wednesday 25 March 2020 @ 19:30
 

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil


The Mighty Handful: Creating a Russian tradition
 

 

In March 2020, Yeovil Chamber Choir will be exploring the choral music of “The Mighty Handful”, the five self-taught composers who worked together in the 19th century to create a distinct school of Russian classical music. Join us as we delve into choral highlights that created a tradition, including professional chemist Alexander Borodin’s grand “Requiem” based on the children’s piano piece “Chopsticks”, Modest Mussorgsky’s last operatic chorus, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s ethereal Orthodox music, beautiful part-songs composed by military fortifications expert César Cui, and the choral compositions of virtuoso pianist Mily Balakirev.
Modest Mussorgsky An angel cried out
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Cherubic hymn 1
Modest Mussorgsky Ru-du-du (from Sorochintsy Fair)
César Cui Everywhere snow | Beauty concealed | Nocturne - Sleeps the Earth | Zadremali Volni
Alexander Borodin Serenade | Villagers Chorus (from Prince Igor) | Requiem
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Folksongs.  Posmotri | Zapletisya
Mily Balakirev Troparion.  From the mouth | The angel cried
Modest Mussorgsky Ru-du-du reprise (from Sorochintsy Fair)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov The golden cloud slept Op 13 | Cherubic hymn 4
Modest Mussorgsky The destruction of Sennacherib | Hopak (from Sorochintsy Fair)


Saturday 25 April 2020 | 10:00 - 17:00

St Andrew's Church, Preston Grove, Yeovil BA20 2BQ
 


Come & Sing  |  Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610
 

 

10:00 - 17:00  |  Registration from 9:30  |  Fee £15 (to include hire of music)
 


There are two ways to apply for the workshop: 

traditional paper form  |  online booking form

 

Timetable for the day
9:30 Registration
10:00 Session 1
11:15 Morning break
11:45 Session 2
13:15 Lunch
14:00 Session 3
15:30 Afternoon break
16:00 Informal performance
17:00 Finish
 

 

Tickets for Yeovil Chamber Choir concerts are available at the door.

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Information: 01935 425 383  

 

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