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fri 15 nov 2013 19:00 

Voices #15.
The tagline for this episode of Voices reads “sacra et profana”, featuring music by Krzysztof Penderecki and Luciano Berio.

Berio’s Sinfonia extends the previous episode, which featured the Swingle Singers’ anniversary album Weather to Fly. Berio wrote his Sinfonia with this vocal group in mind.
This time’s contribution taken from the Canon of XXth Century Choir Music is the Sanctus from Penderecki’s A Polish Reqiuem.
Krzysztof Penderecki (1933)
▪ A Polish Requiem: Sanctus (1984)
Jadwige Gadulanka (soprano)
Jadwiga Rappe (mezzo-soprano)
Piotr Nowacki (bass)
Zachos Terzakis (tenor)
Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra directed by the composer
CD: Chandos, CHAN 9459 (1995)
Luciano Berio (1925 – 2003)
▪ Sinfonia for choir [8 vc.] and orchestra
Concertgebouworkest & Swingle Singers directed by the composer
CD: RCO Live, RCO11004 (2011)
Luciano Berio (1925 – 2003)
▪ Cries of London (for eight voices)
Swingle II
CD: Decca, CD 0289 425 6202 8 DM (1976)
(Repeat of 10 November 2013)

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