BBC SO Total Immersion: Villa-Lobos

8 March 2014 / 17:00
Milton Court Concert Hall


Total Immersion Day Pass
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Duas Lendas Amerindias em Nheengatu
As Costureiras
Ave Maria (1938)
Ave Maria (1948)
Etude No. 1 des arpeges
Etude No. 4 des accords repetes
Pater Noster
Ave Verum
Panis Angelicus
O Salutaris Hostia
Etude No. 7
Etude No. 8
Etude No. 10
Bendita Sabedoria
Etude No. 11
Etude No. 12
Bachianas brasileiras No. 9

BBC Singers
Celso Antunes

Amongst the most fecund of 20th-century composers, Heitor Villa-Lobos was as prolific in his choral works as he was in other genres and this concert presents a selection much of it music rarely-heard outside his native Brazil. The programme includes some of the works inspired by Brazilian folk traditions such as the Lendas Amerindias (or Amerindian Legends) the Latin sacred music composed for the Catholic liturgy including settings of the Ave Maria, Pater Noster, Bendite Sabedoria and other devotional texts and concludes with the work that is undoubtedly both his choral masterpiece and a classic of the modern choral repertoire: Bachiana Brasileira IX which is nothing less than a highly virtuosic prelude and fugue for unaccompanied voices.

The concert will finish at approximately 6.15pm

This event is part of:
Milton Court Concert Hall events
Total Immersion: Villa-Lobos
All classical music events - 20132014 season
BBC Symphony Orchestra 20132014

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