GLORIA! 20 years of Choral HarmonyFri Oct 19th 2018 to Sat Oct 20th 2018
Malta, St. John's Co-Cathedral, St. Paul's Anglican Pro-Cathedral, VallettaMalta https://www.myguidemalta.com/events/gloria-20-years-of-choral-harmony BOOK NOW
The St Paul Choral Society is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by means of a grand concert of sacred music for choir, organ and orchestra, named “GLORIA! 20 YEARS OF CHORAL HARMONY”.
The concert will be performed at St John’s Co-Cathedral on Friday 19th October in aid of Hospice Malta, and at St Paul’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral on Saturday 20th October in aid of the Cathedral Restoration Appeal.
Both performances will start at 7.30pm and last around 90 minutes. The vocal soloists will be Rosabelle Bianchi, Claire Massa and Connie Frances Zerafa. Elisabeth Conrad will play the organ, James Zammit will lead the orchestra and Hugo Agius Muscat will direct.
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A concert of sacred music for choir, organ and orchestra, in aid of Malta Hospice, with the participation of Rosabelle Bianchi (soprano), Claire Massa (mezzosoprano), Connie Frances Zerafa (contralto), Elisabeth Conrad (organ), James Zammit (orchestra leader) and Hugo Agius Muscat (director).
A. Vivaldi – Gloria (RV589)
Gloria in excelsis Deo – Et in terra pax – Laudamus te – Gratias agimus tibi – Propter magnam gloriam tuam – Domine Deus, rex cœlestis – Domine Fili unigenite – Domine Deus, Agnus Dei – Qui tollis peccata mundi – Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris – Quoniam tu solus sanctus – Cum Sancto Spiritu
F. Mendelssohn – Finale, from Organ Sonata No. 1 in F minor
C. Saint-Saëns – Poco adagio, from the Organ Symphony
L. Vierne – Kyrie, from Messe Solennelle
G. Fauré – Cantique de Jean Racine
G. Fauré – Sanctus, from Requiem
G. Fauré – In paradisum, from Requiem
C. Scerri – Regina Coeli, from Oratorio San Gregorio Magno
J. Stainer – God so loved the world, from The Crucifixion
G. F. Handel – Zadok the Priest (1st Coronation Anthem)
W. A. Mozart – Ave verum
C. V. Stanford – Te Deum in B flat major
Seats are not numbered and are taken up on a first-come first-served basis.
Concert duration: around 90 minutes.
By courtesy of the St John's Co-Cathedral Foundation.