Durufle’s Requiem in Vor Frue Kirke (Svendborg)
Vor Frue Kirke (Svendborg), Tuesday 30 April 2019, 8 pm
The main work of the programme on the last day of April is Requiem for choir, soloists, cello and organ by the French composer Maurice Duruflé. Also, a choral work by the Norwegian/American composer Ola Gjeilo is being sung.
Alice Granum conducts The Fionian Chamber Choir & Vor Frue Kantori (Svendborg), and the very demanding organ part is played by Tina Christiansen, who is organist in Ansgars Kirke in Odense.
Durufle’s Requiem in Hjallese Kirke (Odense)
Hjallese Kirke (Odense), Wednesday 8 May 2019, 7.30 pm
Same programme and participants as the concert on April 30 in Svendborg.
Concert in Ansgars Kirke (Odense)
Ansgars Kirke (Odense), Thursday 16 May 2019, 7.30 pm
The Fionian Chamber Choir sings (among others) a new arrangement of “Lysets engel går med glans” by Paul Hillier, music by Ola Gjeilo, Ole Kongsted and Oluf Ring as well as 2 pieces by the Faroese composers Kári Bæk and Sunleif Rasmussen.
The girl choir CANTUS from the Faroe Islands also participates in this concert. The choir, which has been active for some years, has gradually built up a varied repertoire, consisting of a wide selection of Faroese songs as well as Nordic and English songs. During their visit on Funen, CANTUS also visits Musikskolens Kor in Svendborg and will join them for concerts in Svendborg and Horne (South Funen).
Alice Granum conducts The Fionian Chamber Choir, while CANTUS is conducted by school and music teacher Joanna Johansen and music teacher Kári Bæk.
Concert in Fredens Kirke (Odense)
Fredens Kirke (Odense), Tuesday 4 June 2019
The concert is conducted by students from Syddansk Musikkonservatorium.
Women’s choir Usmifka from Copenhagen also participates, singing choir music from Bulgaria.
Choir trip to Portugal (Lisbon)
The Fionian Chamber Choir travels to Portugal on 16 October 2019 and returns 20 October.
“I always say that a church or a school without a choir is like a body without a soul”
– John Rutter