SURE ON THIS SHINING NIGHT
National Youth Training Choir of Wales
Elisabeth Toye (conductor)
Will Mason (organ)
7.30pm Wednesday 19.04.17
St Mary’s Priory Church
Monmouth NP25 3BU
The National Youth Training Choir of Wales performs an attractive and colourful programme that will appeal to all. Its selection which focuses on new pieces by Tŷ Cerdd’s Composer in Residence, Rhian Samuel and the music of the USA also includes Britten’s celebrated cantata, Rejoice in the Lamb.
American music includes Morten Lauridsen’s ethereal, Sure on this Shining Night, Leonard Bernstein’s hugely popular, West Side Story as well as spirituals and pop songs.
The music of Welsh composer, Rhian Samuel is featured in the first half with the Choir performing her anthem, A Clear Midnight and giving the premiere of The Gossamer Thread in its revised version.
William Boyce - Alleluia
Mansel Thomas - Cennin Aur
Rhian Samuel - The Gossamer Thread
Rhian Samuel - A Clear Midnight
Britten - Rejoice in the Lamb
Bernstein arr. Thomas - West Side Story Choral Medley
Morten Lauridsen - Sure on this Shining Night
Trad. arr Shaw - Plenty Good Room
Simon arr. Johnson - Let the River Run
U18 & Students: Free admission
Available on the door or from BBC NOW Audience Line 03700 101051. (Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles will apply.)