Saturday, November 19 at 15:00
Tones and landscape
Radio Choir Stockholm Music Gymnasium
Grete Pedersen conductor
Helene Sture Borg conductor
Bengt Ollén conductor
Ulf Strömqvist Percussion
Magdalena Meitzmer percussion
Anders Hague percussion
Presenter: Catherine Lindblad
The concert will be broadcast live SR P2
Approximate concert length: 1 hour 20 minutes
Jaako Mäntyjärvis Canticum Calamitatis Maritimae is dedicated to the memory of the people who disappeared in the depths where ship Estonia sank in September 1994. The text is from Psalm 27 and the quotation from a news commentary in Latin on the accident. Board have been widely reported and can now counts to the standard repertoire in contemporary nordic choral music.
Karin Rehnqvist has a strong position as a composer of choral music and professor in composition at the Academy of Music Stockholm. Haya! A song for today's joy was written in 2009 as an order for Eric Ericson and to this work, Karin Rehnqvist created a whole new language, hayanska. For today's concert, the Radio Choir commissioned a version for double and may find their
first performance. One of our absolute most successful and important composers of today, Sven-David Sandström. His extensive list of works includes many choral works. One of the most represented are Hear my prayer. There Sandstrom has been based on an incomplete anthem by Purcell and pulled out the harmonics and melody to an 8-stämmigt cry to God.
As Nørgårds Alleluia - vor God s forrykt! Occurs both separately in 2 Wölfli-Lieder as well as concluding procession fragile in the opera It guddommelige Tivoli from 1983. Drömmesange is a lullaby with Chinese influences. It depicts a boy that looks into the future on as an adult it. All rock / alternate between black and white. The picture of herself in beautiful clothes and the child who asks: Where are we going? The image contrasts of the nightmare That man is bloody and armed and baby cries: Where are you going?
Johannes Brahms From Drei Gesänge is Vineta song. Here we can see down into the depths of the sea where the beautiful ruins shiny curls. The sailor hears the sound of his beloved Meeting.
American composer Eric Whitacre and choirmaster. Sleep from 1999 depicts the safe sleep as gently rocking takes over.
Fredrik Sixten broke through in 2004 as composer with a Swedish Markus Passion. Active as Cathedral organist in Härnösand. Peace was premiered in September in Italy.
John August Pamintuan is a composer and choir director from the Philippines. His COMPOSITION De Profundis to the text of F G Lorca sung worldwide. Despite its youth, he has written over 300 choral works.
The Norwegian choir director Grete Pedersen teaches choral conducting at the Music Academy in Oslo. Since 1990 she leads the Norwegian solistkor. She has studied with among others Eric Ericson and has previously visited the Radio Choir on several occasions. She has released several CD including The Norwegian solistkor. During the fall a recording of choral music by Schubert and Brahms.
Kungsholmen's High School of Music offers high school students with depression in choral singing. Pupil chorus routed this of the teachers Bengt Ollén (also leads Sofia Vocal Ensemble, which in the spring took home several awards at choir competition in Slovenia) and Helene Sture Borg, who also chairs Stockholm Music Gymnasium Choir and have recently started the choir Stockholm Vocalis.