Brahms Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 52
Brahms Die Mainacht, Op. 43 No. 2
Brahms Geistliches Lied, Op. 30
Richard Blackford Babel (world premiere)
The Camden Choir
Lorena Paz Nieto soprano
Mark Le Brocq tenor
Stephen Gadd baritone
Iestyn Evans and Richard Blackford co-conductors
The Camden Choir makes its Cadogan Hall debut as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations. The contrasting programme includes Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes and Geistliches Lied, conducted by Musical Director Iestyn Evans.
In the second half, the Ivor Novello Award-winning composer Richard Blackford conducts the world premiere of his new cantata Babel, in which the soloists are the brilliant young Spanish soprano Lorena Paz Nieto, tenor Mark Le Brocq and baritone Stephen Gadd.
Babel is a dramatic cantata based on the stories of Noah’s Flood and the Tower of Babel, with a thrilling and colourful score using organ, piano and percussion.
Duration: approx. 1 hour 45 mins (incl. interval)