Award-winning choirs join forces

2019-07-09 06:00
Cape Town Opera Choir PHOTO: Niel Roux

Cape Town Opera Choir PHOTO: Niel Roux

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Eighteen members of the Cape Town Opera (CTO) Chorus and 98 choristers of the De Kuilen High School Girls Choir will fill the Dutch Reformed Church Kuils River (Van Riebeeck Road) with their powerful voices on Saturday 20 July at 16:00.

The programme includes the repertoire from CTO’s successful production of Maria Stuarda’s The Prayer Scene, and sacred music from CTO’s international touring concerts of African Angels, African Passion and Grace Notes.

Other highlights include “Homeward Bound”, “Ave Verum” from Stabat Mater by Karl Jenkins, African American spirituals such as “Elijah Rock”, “The Battle of Jericho” and “Didn’t My Lord deliver Daniel”, all arranged by Moses Hogan.

An inspiring soloist from De Kuilen High School will join Siphesihle Mdena (tenor) to sing “Panis Angelicus” and CTO’s rising soloist, while soprano Brittany Smith will be singing Hogan’s arrangements of “Deep River” and “Give me Jesus”.

The conductor and musical director of the CTO choir is Marvin Kernelle and Danél du Preez is the conductor of the De Kuilen High School choir.V Tickets cost R60 and are available from Computicket.

Eighteen members of the Cape Town Opera (CTO) Chorus and 98 choristers of the De Kuilen High School Girls Choir will fill the Dutch Reformed Church Kuils River (Van Riebeeck Road) with their powerful voices on Saturday 20 July at 16:00.

The programme includes the repertoire from CTO’s successful production of Maria Stuarda’s The Prayer Scene, and sacred music from CTO’s international touring concerts of African Angels, African Passion and Grace Notes.

Other highlights include “Homeward Bound”, “Ave Verum” from Stabat Mater by Karl Jenkins, African American spirituals such as “Elijah Rock”, “The Battle of Jericho” and “Didn’t My Lord deliver Daniel”, all arranged by Moses Hogan.

An inspiring soloist from De Kuilen High School will join Siphesihle Mdena (tenor) to sing “Panis Angelicus” and CTO’s rising soloist, while soprano Brittany Smith will be singing Hogan’s arrangements of “Deep River” and “Give me Jesus”.

The conductor and musical director of the CTO choir is Marvin Kernelle and Danél du Preez is the conductor of the De Kuilen High School choir.V Tickets cost R60 and are available from Computicket.

Eighteen members of the Cape Town Opera (CTO) Chorus and 98 choristers of the De Kuilen High School Girls Choir will fill the Dutch Reformed Church Kuils River (Van Riebeeck Road) with their powerful voices on Saturday 20 July at 16:00.

The programme includes the repertoire from CTO’s successful production of Maria Stuarda’s The Prayer Scene, and sacred music from CTO’s international touring concerts of African Angels, African Passion and Grace Notes.

Other highlights include “Homeward Bound”, “Ave Verum” from Stabat Mater by Karl Jenkins, African American spirituals such as “Elijah Rock”, “The Battle of Jericho” and “Didn’t My Lord deliver Daniel”, all arranged by Moses Hogan.

An inspiring soloist from De Kuilen High School will join Siphesihle Mdena (tenor) to sing “Panis Angelicus” and CTO’s rising soloist, while soprano Brittany Smith will be singing Hogan’s arrangements of “Deep River” and “Give me Jesus”.

The conductor and musical director of the CTO choir is Marvin Kernelle and Danél du Preez is the conductor of the De Kuilen High School choir.V Tickets cost R60 and are available from Computicket.

Eighteen members of the Cape Town Opera (CTO) Chorus and 98 choristers of the De Kuilen High School Girls Choir will fill the Dutch Reformed Church Kuils River (Van Riebeeck Road) with their powerful voices on Saturday 20 July at 16:00.

The programme includes the repertoire from CTO’s successful production of Maria Stuarda’s The Prayer Scene, and sacred music from CTO’s international touring concerts of African Angels, African Passion and Grace Notes.

Other highlights include “Homeward Bound”, “Ave Verum” from Stabat Mater by Karl Jenkins, African American spirituals such as “Elijah Rock”, “The Battle of Jericho” and “Didn’t My Lord deliver Daniel”, all arranged by Moses Hogan.

An inspiring soloist from De Kuilen High School will join Siphesihle Mdena (tenor) to sing “Panis Angelicus” and CTO’s rising soloist, while soprano Brittany Smith will be singing Hogan’s arrangements of “Deep River” and “Give me Jesus”.

The conductor and musical director of the CTO choir is Marvin Kernelle and Danél du Preez is the conductor of the De Kuilen High School choir.V Tickets cost R60 and are available from Computicket.

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