Author: admin | Date: 19.06.2011 | Please Comment!
«Es ist keine schlechte Sache, wenn ein Künstler versucht, allen möglichen Leuten dienlich zu sein. Darum bereitet es mir persönlich Vergnügen, Stücke für besondere Anlässe zu schreiben – Musik für Kinder oder Amateure…» Der englische Komponist Benjamin Britten (1913–1976) hat seine Aussage immer wieder in die Tat umgesetzt. Am 18. Juni 1958 kam es in [...]
Author: admin | Date: 26.12.2010 | Please Comment!
“Noël”: Twelve Days of Christmas service in the Reformed Church in Bruggen, SG Twelve professional singers interpret Christmas music a capella, directed by David Christie. The service weaves music and text together. Members of the Church, from young to old, read related texts. Carols and Christmas music are interspersed. This post-Christmas gift delightfully brings professionals [...]
Author: admin | Date: 25.04.2010 | Please Comment!
Concert in the Reformed Church in Hinwil British sacred music by Benjamin Britten accompanied by early British organ music, as part of the fourth annual fiori musicali concert series in Hinwil The well-known English composer Benjamin Britten composed a considerable number of sacred works for choir with organ accompaniment or for a capella performance musicmakers [...]
Author: admin | Date: 30.11.2008 | Please Comment!
Advent service from Great Britain. Twelve professional singers interpret Advent and Christmas music both a capella and with accompaniment. The music is directed by David Christie, assisted by Nicola Cittadin (organ). The “Nine lessons and carols” service weaves music and text together. Members of the Church, from young to old, read nine bible readings telling [...]
Author: admin | Date: 30.11.2007 | Please Comment!
Mysticism – Poetry – Fire The tradition of singing and playing music during Advent and at Christmas goes back many centuries. This programme presents medieval and modern versions of well-known carols. Interspersed between the carols, medieval instruments remind us how advent sounded several hundred years ago. The Quempas tradition of singing from all four corners [...]
Author: admin | Date: 05.04.2007 | Please Comment!
Music and words for Maundy Thursday in the Reformed Church in Hinwil Modern composers have not neglected Holy Week as a source of inspiration for creating moving music. In “quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence”, Francis Poulenc produced one of his most outstanding sacred works, full of fascinating sounds and effects, seldom heard here [...]
Author: admin | Date: 04.12.2005 | Please Comment!
Advent concert in the Reformed Church in Hinwil Christmas music from Great Britain. Sixteen professional singers interpreted English Christmas music both a capella and with accompaniment. The music was directed by David Christie, assisted by Dora Wenger (organ), Christine Bircher (guitar), and Silvan Hürlimann and Daniel Merki (percussion). The “Nine lessons and carols” service weaves [...]