American Connections

Conductor: Matthew Hamilton

Mezzo-soprano: Katie Bray

Our first concert with Matthew at the helm, this programme features works by some of the most important American composers of the last century as well as some of the freshest and most original writers of this century. Alongside these, we also find pieces by British composers with American connections.

Julian Anderson, b. 1967 I’m a Pilgrim from “Four American Choruses”
Benjamin Britten, 1913 — 1976 Chorale after an old French carol
Advance Democracy 
Tarik O’Regan, b. 1978 Threshold of Night
Michael Tippett, 1905 — 1998 Five Spirituals from “A Child of our Time”
Aaron Copland, 1900 — 1990 In the beginning
Charles E. Ives, 1874 — 1954 Sixty-Seventh Psalm
Nico Muhly, b. 1981 I Cannot Attain Unto It
David Del Tredici, b. 1937 Acrostic Song from “Final Alice”

Date: 19 Jun 2010 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Keywords: A capella, American music, English music, Matthew Hamilton

Venue: St. Nicolas Church, Newbury

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