San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Street-sellers, seduction and sorcery: secular French music old and new...
For its first concert of 2014, Londinium explores the heady world of secular French choral music. Alongside vividly-coloured chansons by Renaissance composers (Janequin's Les cris de Paris, Lassus' Toutes les nuits, Certon's Frère Thibault and Le Jeune's Susanne un jour), we perform a cappella masterpieces by twentieth-century masters including Ravel (Trois chansons), Poulenc (Chansons françaises) and Milhaud (Quatrains Valaisans). A truly seductive programme is completed with French-language works by the German composer Paul Hindemith (Six chansons) and the American Morten Lauridsen (Les chansons des roses).
Piano Leanne Singh-Levett (Les chansons des roses)
Conductor Andrew Griffiths
St. Sepulchre-without-Newgate is located at the junction of Holborn Viaduct and Giltspur Street, opposite the Old Bailey.
Tube: St Paul's (Central), Farringdon (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan), Blackfriars (District, Circle)
Train: City Thameslink is almost exactly opposite
Bus: 8, 242, 56, 25
Parking: in streets around, and there are NCP carparks nearby in Saffron Hill and Aldersgate Street.
Don't forget to bring your printed ticket to the event!
Refunds are not available, but if we are contacted in advance of the performance we may, at our discretion, be able to offer replacement tickets to another of our concerts.
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Directed by Andrew Griffiths, Londinium is one of London's most ambitious and versatile chamber choirs, critically acclaimed for its distinctive programming and vibrant performances of a cappella repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day.