Concert in Singapore: Faire is the Heaven

Saturday, 31 March 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
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A selection of the finest choral repertoire from the 16th Century to the present at the Esplanade.


John Sheppard - The Lord’s Prayer
Orlando Gibbons - Drop, drop, slow tears
Benjamin Britten - Jubilate Deo
Anton Bruckner - Locus iste
C. V. Stanford - Justorum animae
Organ Solo played by James Anderson-Besant: Charles-Marie Widor Finale (Symphony No. 6) 
Herbert Howells - Magnificat (Gloucester Service)
Ned Rorem - Sing, my soul, his wondrous love
Gerald Finzi - God is gone up


Sergei Rachmaninoff - Hymn of the Cherubim
Francis Poulenc - Salve Regina
Jonathan Dove - Gloria (Missa Brevis)
Organ Solo played by Glen Dempsey: Herbert HOWELLS - Paean
William Harris - Faire is the heaven
Christopher Robinson - Jesu, grant me this I pray
C. H. H. Parry - Blest pair of sirens


Esplanade Concert Hall
1 Esplanade Drive

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