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20 June 2017
BERGEN CATHEDRAL CHOIR CONCERT

MONCUR MEMORIAL CHURCH , STRONSAY

SATURDAY 24 JUNE AT 2:30PM

ST MAGNUS FESTIVAL ON TOUR - BERGEN DOMKOR

The Cathedral choir from Bergen brings a programme of music which is arranged, written or improvised by the choir members themselves and showcases the rich talent of this group.   With 36 voices this ensemble has a reputation for its vast range of repertoire ranging from Bach Passions to contemporary music. Under its award-winning young conductor this programme celebrates the impressive compositional talent within the choir and also exposes the singers’ improvisatory skills in music that reflects the western regions of Norway.

Bergen and Hordaland County have a current twinning, “eternal friendship” agreement with the Orkney Islands.

 Conductor    Kjetil Almenning

 Tord Kalvenes  Missa de lumin

Tunes and Folksongs from the West including:

- Ingrid Mostad Braaten  Han la i min munn en ny sang Psalm 40

- Rolf Stewart  Hvor går du, o menneske sig    

Tickets at the door £5


Stronsay Kirk has one of the finest acoustics in Orkney and it will be a joy to hear them perform. Here they are on Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8pK_cVJdl4

 

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