October 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm| €5 – €20
Chamber Choir Ireland is joined by renowned Swedish conductor, Sofi Jeannin, for a concert of stunning French choral compositions also featuring additional works for solo piano.
Energetic, sensible, fun, charming and a phenomenally inspiring conductor of singers and orchestras alike, Sofi Jeannin is currently Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers, a post she formally took up in September 2018 – the first female conductor in the role. Equally at home with contemporary music, and extended vocal techniques, Sofi Jeannin is one of the most versatile choral conductors around today, gleaning a wealth of experience from her time with the French Radio Chorus, and la Maîtrise de Radio France, where she continues as Music Director, as well as her background as a classically-trained mezzo.
For the performance, CCI will be joined by the pianist Alexander Bernstein both to accompany some of the choral works and to perform some solo French piano repertoire.
Presented in partnership with the French Embassy in Ireland.
Francois Poulenc Exultate Deo
Pierre Villette Hymne à la Vierge
Daniel-Lesur Cantique des Cantiques
Mel Bonis Melisande op 34 solo piano
Claude Debussy rois Chansons de Charles d’Orléans
Lili Boulanger La source
Eric Satie Valse-ballet solo piano
Francois Poulenc La Blanche Neige, A peine défigurée, Marie from Sept Chansons
Maurice Ravel Toccata from Le Tombeau de Couperin solo piano
Gabriel Fauré Madrigal