Venue: RNCM Concert Hall
Date: Sunday 17 February 2013 7:30pm
Promoter: William Byrd Singers
Genres: Classical, Opera/Vocal
Heinrich Schütz Selig sind die Toten SWV 391; Jauchzet dem Herren, alle Welt SWV 36
Franz Schubert Fantasia in F minor D 940
Johannes Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem Op 45 ‘London version’
Keith Orrel conductor, director
Rosalind Hall piano
James Pelham piano
Stephanie Pfeffer soprano
Thomas Elgin baritone
The William Byrd Singers are a long established Manchester chamber choir, whose eclectic and approachable repertoire embraces music from Monteverdi to Messian and more.
In this concert the Byrds present the piano duet version of Brahms German Requiem, a re-working by Brahms himself, first performed in London in 1871, two years before the first UK performance of the orchestral version.