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Wednesday 16 November at 19.30
Eric Ericsonhallen, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm

The next opportunity to listen to MIKAELI KAMMARKÖR is Wednesday 16 November at 18.30 in Eric Ericsonhallen on Skeppsholmen.

At the beginning of the 1950s, some of the most significant works of the last century were written in France for choir a cappella; among them Olivier Messiaen's Cinq Rechants and André Jolivet's Epithalame. The client was the conductor Marcel Couroud and his Ensemble Vocal – one of the very best ensembles of the time.

These masterpieces also include Daniel-Lesur's Le Cantique des Cantiques from 1952 to texts from the Bible's High Verse - a choral suite that has become a beloved piece of the repertoire and achieved an outstanding public response.

The seven-movement work is written for a 12-part choir – each part divided into three. Daniel-Lesur very skillfully captures the oriental atmosphere of the text and paints the lofty wisdom of love in languishing, sensual tones. But there is also room for the magnificent - mighty chord when King Solomon strides forward, carried in his litter  and in the wedding hymn when "love is strong as death...its glow is like the glow of fire"

Welcome to listen to this irresistible French choral work!

Mikaeli Chamber Choir and
Anders Eby

Tickets and more information about the concert can be found here >>>

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