St Petersburg, Concert Hall

Planet of Sound


Second performance of the thirty-eighth subscription

PERFORMERS:
The Jazz Chorus of the Sverdlovsk State Children’s Philharmonic
Chorus Mistress: Marina Makarova


PROGRAMME:
Hector Berlioz
Veni creator

Narcís Bonet
Balada del bes

Alejandro Consolacion II
Pater noster

Daria Zvezdina
Callanish

The Italian folk song Tiritomba
The Cuban folk song Camaguey Rhythm, arranged by Stephen Hatfield
The Filipino folk song Orde-E, arranged by Maria Theresa Vizconde-Roldan
The Russian folk song The Duckling Swam along the Stream, arranged by Gelsyat Shaidulova

Stephen Leek
Impossible Birds

Xavier Sarasola
Xulufraia

Thomas Korganov
Undressing the Forest from the cycle Five Tableaux

The Balinese national ceremony The Song of the Apes, arranged by Stephen Hatfield

Lev Gorbunov
Trinity
Proclamation

Jim Papoulis
Can You Hear

Greg Gilpin
I Won’t Be Broken

Don Raye, Hughie Prince
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Alan Menken
Under the Sea (from the cartoon The Little Mermaid)

Ray Bauduc, Bob Haggart
South Rampart Street Parade

David Brunner
Viva La Musica!

About the performers

The Jazz Chorus of the Sverdlovsk State Children’s Philharmonic was founded in 1988 and consists of two hundred members aged from four to eighteen.
The chorus’ repertoire includes not just jazz but also classical, folkloric and contemporary music. The ensemble frequently tours throughout Russia and Europe. Since it was founded, the chorus has been to China, Belgium, Romania, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Spain.
The ensemble has been a prize-winner at the European Competition of Children’s and Youth Choruses in Neerpelt (1st prize and Summa Cum Laude award, 2010), the International Chorus Competirion in Montreux (1st prize and Prize for the Best Performance of a Compulsory Work2011), the International Chorus Competition in Verona (Grand-Prix, 2012), the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Competition in Great Britain (two Gold Medals and Silver Medal, 2013), the International Seghizzi Chorus Competition in Gorizia (three Gold and two Silver Medals) and the World Chorus Olympics in Riga (Gold Medal). In 2015 the chorus appeared at the Feel Russia festival of Russian culture in Milan.

Age category 6+

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