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08 June 2019 Concert

The Gaudete Singers are a small group of about 20 - 30 singers. We perform a range of different styles, from Palestrina to Arvo Pärt.

The Gaudete Singers are directed by David Leigh.

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Songs of the River

Music for a summer's evening

Saturday 9 June 2019, 8pm

The Unitarian Church, St Stephen's Green (West), Dublin 2

Tickets: €20 available on the door, conc. €15, students €5 with ID, all including a glass of wine/soft drink afterwards.

This concert is an eclectic mix of music written about rivers near and far. We explore the Arno and the Tiber in Italy, the Thames in England, the Mississippi in America and the biblical rivers of Babylon. Other setting are of rivers in general and/or settings of poetry.

Programme:

Super Flumina Babylonis Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525–1594)
Alla rive del Tebro "
Cade la sera Ildebrando Pizzetti (1880–1968)
Songs of the River Frederic H Cowen (1852–1935)
The River-God's Song E J Moeran (1894‐1950)
Sweet Thames, flow softly Betty Roe (1930‐)
Moon River Henry Mancini (1924‐1994) arr. T Haydock 2017
Down to the River to Pray Traditional arranged by Philip Lawson (1957‐)
Deep River Spiritual arranged by Norman Luboff (1917‐1987)
Ol' Man River Jerome Kern (1885‐1945)

This wonderful programme will be heard to good effect in the beautifully refurbished Unitarian Church, so come and enjoy some summery sounds of watery music. We hope to see you on 9th June and please join us for a glass of wine after the concert (included in the ticket price).

Contact us at gaudetesingers@gmail.com